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Banned Books Week 2023

October 1 - 7 is Banned Books Week, an annual event to celebrate the freedom to read and shine a light on efforts to remove or restrict access to books across the country.

The number of books being targeted for removal or restricted access in school or public library collections skyrocketed to over 2,000 in 2022.

A Glimpse of Nature – This Week at the AFL: Daylilies

Daylilies are splashy, easy-to-recognize flowers.  We might take them for granted simply because they are so familiar.  This week, I encourage you to look closely at the entire plant and find a different species with similar features.  Here are a few characteristics to notice:

–leaves with parallel veins

–long, narrow leaves

–flower parts in threes (or multiples of three)


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