As Florida navigates new book law, Sarasota declines dictionary donations

Sarasota County Declining Book Donations – Image Shows Library Books in Bookshelves – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Maxx-Studio A school district located in southwestern Florida has hit headlines for declining a donation of dictionaries because of a freeze on new books in its classrooms and libraries. That freeze is temporarily in place while officials

The Florida Book Awards has announced winners for books published in 2021

Strozier Library at Florida State University – Florida Book Awards — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Bryan Pollard With its 16th annual competition now finished, the 2021 Florida Book Awards winners have been announced. More than 130 eligible publications were submitted across the 11 categories in the competition.  Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida