Adrienne Olejnik

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Kansas Statutes for Libraries

12-1215. Budgets and tax levies in certain cities; increase in levy; petition; election. (a) In the cities of Topeka, Salina and Hutchinson, Kansas, in which a free public library has been established as provided by law, in addition to the powers and duties conferred by law, the board of directors of the free public library […]

Freedom to Read Statement

The freedom to read is essential to our democracy. It is continuously under attack. Private groups and public authorities in various parts of the country are working to remove or limit access to reading materials, to censor content in schools, to label “controversial” views, to distribute lists […]

Library Bill of Rights

The American Library Association affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and that the following basic policies should guide these services.
I. Books and other library resources should be provided for the interest, information, and enlightenment of all people of the community the library serves. Materials should not be […]

Freedom to View Statement

The FREEDOM TO VIEW, along with the freedom to speak, to hear, and to read, is protected by the  First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States . In a free society, there is no place for censorship of any medium of expression. Therefore these principles are affirmed:

To provide the broadest access […]