Kelly Jensen

Kelly is a former librarian and a long-time blogger at STACKED. She's the editor/author of (DON'T) CALL ME CRAZY: 33 VOICES START THE CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH and the editor/author of HERE WE ARE: FEMINISM FOR THE REAL WORLD. Her next book, BODY TALK, will publish in Fall 2020. Follow her on Instagram @heykellyjensen.

Brave Books, Kirk Cameron Plan Public Library Events August 5; Public Libraries Need to Prepare

Kirk Cameron is encouraging a national story time event in US public libraries August 5. Here's what library workers need to know.

11+ Things U.S. Public Libraries Offer That You Might Not Know About

From passport services to staff social workers, here are tons of things U.S. public libraries offer that you might not know about.

Unfurling The Book Banner Lies: Book Censorship News, June 2, 2023

Here's how book banners are lying about the queer panic in public libraries. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Why Are Schools in Maine Keeping GENDER QUEER on Shelves, Despite Challenges? A Case Study in What Makes a Difference

Maine has seen eight challenges to GENDER QUEER so far, but only one school has banned it. Why are schools in ME keeping it?

When Do We Move From Advocacy to Preparation?: Book Censorship News, May 26, 2023

As more anti-censorship bills become inevitable, how do we navigate shifting from advocacy to preparation?

New Jersey Proposes Anti-Book Ban Legislation

New Jersey becomes the fourth US state to propose an anti-book ban bill, tying state funding of public schools and libraries to freedom to read statements.

Central York High Schoolers Protest Book Bans (Again). Here’s What They Have To Say.

Central York High School students are once again protesting book bans at their school. Here's what they want you to know.

Daisy Jones Art and Prints for Your Music-Loving Heart

You will fall head over heels with this Daisy Jones art and prints, including bookmarks and more.

A Bill in Connecticut Would Fund Sanctuary Libraries: Book Censorship News, May 19, 2023

A Connecticut bill would provide funding for sanctuary libraries across the state. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

How To Prepare Library Pride Displays: Book Censorship News, May 12, 2023

A guide for preparing your library's Pride displays, plus this week's roundup of book censorship news.