School libraries try to keep up with changing times, but budgets don’t always allow for new books

For public school librarians, it’s a no-brainer to toss a book that’s full of outdated, often politically incorrect information. But replacing those books can be difficult when publishing costs keep going up and budgets keep getting smaller.

Donielle Leppek, a sophomore, said some of the older books she’s seen in the school library have some inappropriate words that ”older people might use, but never anyone my age,” she said. ”I’d see it and go, ‘Wow, no one would say that nowadays.”’