A pattern of outrage and outside influence has ended with the head of the local library in Gillette, Wyoming getting fired.
The veteran librarian refused to remove books written for teens with LGBTQ+ content.
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They complained about a Pride Month blog post written by a teen volunteer celebrating LGBTQ+ authors.
At a board meeting in October, one angry resident claimed her personal survey of the teen section revealed 60% of the books were “witchcraft.”
“I’ve worked here for a long time, and it felt like it was a respected and well-funded institution,” said another anonymous Gillette library staffer. »