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Viewing Porn In Public Libraries Spurs Debate

Ross Reynolds
02/01/2012 at 12:20 p.m.

The Seattle Public Library allows patrons to watch hard–core porn. That's upsetting to some patrons. How do other library systems balance adult access to legal material with parental concerns and objections over the display of hard-core porn in a publicly–funded facility?


Barbara Jones is the director of the American Library Association Office For Intellectual Freedom.

Dean Marney is the director of the North Central Regional Library.

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