August 1992 nearly 2 million books was destroyed as the National Library of Bosnia-Herzegovina, was burned to a shell.
András Riedlmayer with photos from his many visits to the Balkan region in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer
Agim, a Kosovar Albanian university student who worked with Riedlmayer as an interpreter, looks at torn religious texts (pictured) inside a Carralevë mosque that was burned by Serbian soldiers in 1999.
Courtesy of András Riedlmayer
A state representative from Neosho, Missouri, is proposing a bill that could result in jail time or fines for refusing to pull banned materials from shelves. Rep. Ben Baker introduced House Bill 2044 to the Missouri House of Representatives on Jan. 8, proposing that a parental library review board of five elected residents would determine what books, DVDs, audiobooks, magazines and more would be available to minors in the library.
A Charlotte woman was surprised to find out Tuesday she had a warrant out for her arrest — for failing to return two library books.
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