Today I'm going to discuss the unpopular topic of collection maintenance. How, when, and why does my library remove board games from our collection. Space is always limited in a library. While I hope nontraditional collections in the library have an opportunity to grow and expand, I understand that eventually it'll butt up against available … Continue reading State of the Library! Collection Maintenance and Culling
In preparing a review for Osprey Games' The Lost Expedition, I was struck by the inclusive representation of queer characters in the game. This is the resulting brief exploration.
Recently I was lambasted as "pro-censorship" and compared to homophobic bakeries when I attempted to explain why my collection development and selection criteria would not allow for Cards Against Humanity [CAH] into the public library's circulating collection or would be played at any of our public board game nights in the library. This interaction occurred on … Continue reading Why CAH is not included in my public library collection