Censorship proposal from a library trustee
This is the second of two articles in the Albany Times Union on this episode. You have to pay to see the first one. The story, in a nutshell, is that a public library trustee who had read an article in the NYTimes about sexually explicit material in YA books, proposed that the librarians should read every YA book before it is shelved and mark those with such passages with a sticker. When the library committee reviewing the materials selection policy rejected his proposal, he went straight to the media, and also briefly picketed the library. The library board meets tonight and will vote on a modified proposal to review 5% of the YA books."