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Posted on: June 23, 2020

A Brief Look at Banning Books

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"Any book worth banning is a book worth reading" - Isaac Asimov

By Emma Schneider - June 20, 2020

Book banning and censorship have existed practically since the beginning of written language itself. The first example on record of book censorship dates to 259-210 BC when “The Chinese emperor Shih Huang Ti is s...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: June 20, 2020

No More Late Fines?

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As of February 1, the Lewiston City Library will no longer collect late fines for materials returned past their due date.

What does this mean for you?

  • You will no longer be charged a daily overdue fine.
  • We will clear any overdue fines you may have on your account, but any fees for lost or damaged materials will still need to be paid.
  • In order to make sure your account has been ...
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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: June 20, 2020

Library Reopens for the Public

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As of June 15th, the Lewiston Library will open its doors to the public following our regular scheduled hours of operation!

On Monday, June 15, the Lewiston City Library will open its doors
to the public following our regularly scheduled hours of operation.While the in-house collection will be fully accessible, we request
that patrons observe safe distancing when accessing...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: June 20, 2020

Sizzling Summer Reads - Teen Edition

Sizzling Summer Reads: Teen Edition!

Check out these great YA titles to add to your summer reading list!

By Emma Schneider, Lewiston City Library Summer Associate - June 20, 2020

GENERAL FICTION

Running with Lions by Julian Winters

This novel follows a high school soccer team: The Bloomington Lions. The team is made of diverse students and the story fo...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: June 20, 2020

Sizzling Summer Reads - Tween Edition

Sizzling Summer Reads: Tween Edition!

Check out this list of hot summer titles for Tweens!

By Krista Steele, Lewiston City Library Summer Associate - June 20, 2020

GENERAL FICTION

Song for a Whale - Lynne Kelly

This Schneider Family Book Award winner beautifully tells the story of the struggles of twelve-year-old Iris, who is deaf and str...

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