Dixon Library Board looking into policy changes for displays

Community members continue to voice concerns over LGBTQ comic books

Dixon Public Library Director Antony Deter speaks with library board President Tracey Lawton Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, during the meeting at the Loveland Community House and Museum.
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.
The books were put out in a special Pride month display near the young adult section of the Dixon library.
Sharon McLane speaks during the Dixon Library Board meeting Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, against removing LGBTQ comic books from the library.
Rachel Rodgers

Rachel Rodgers

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