LGBTQ comic books under scrutiny back on the shelves at Dixon Public Library

Director received no written appeals to his decision on items’ placement within the collection

Dixon library director Antony Deter is pleased to announce that fines for overdue items are being eliminated. Renewals can be made by phone or email. After 28 days though a replacement cost will be charged to the customer.
These two books are at the center of the controversy at Dixon Public Library. The graphic novels were put on display as part of Pride month and contain material that some think aren’t appropriate for younger aged children.
City Councilman Dennis Considine speaks during the Dixon Public Library Board meeting July 11, 2022, against banning LGBTQ material from the library.
Rachel Rodgers

Rachel Rodgers

Rachel Rodgers joined Sauk Valley Media in 2016 covering local government in Dixon and Lee County.