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Lyn Sudlow <[log in to unmask]>
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Lyn Sudlow <[log in to unmask]>
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 09:37:41 -0400
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How about a nice large sticker for the covers of these books that says something like “Ideas presented in this book are NOT supported by scientific fact.” 

Lyn Sudlow 
Librarian, retired,

> On Sep 14, 2018, at 1:29 PM, Ben Blackmon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I believe it is our job to provide fair and even points of view on all side
> of opinion based debates in the soft sciences. However, when it comes to
> fact based hard science I believe it is our duty to provide peer-reviewed
> fact based information, not dangerous information from the fringes of
> science. I would not spend money on climate denier literature for my
> library. However, I would help anyone with reference questions seeking
> information about anti climate change, you never know they could just be
> writing a paper about how crazy it is to deny climate change....
> Warm Regards
> Ben Blackmon
> Rockport Public Library
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 1:14 PM Skidompha Library <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> While I personally agree with Jason, it is not our job to tell patrons what
>> to believe as truth. Our job is to find materials patrons want. If you
>> don't agree with what they're reading, that doesn't matter. We provide the
>> information, what the patron decides based on that information is up to
>> him/her.
>> Jessie
>> --
>> Skidompha Library
>> 184 Main Street
>> PO Box 70
>> Damariscotta, ME 04543
>> 207-563-5513
>> On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 12:16 PM Jason Fenimore <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>> Really?
>>> Let the adults be the idiots if they so desire, but don't feed this Fox
>>> News tripe to children.
>>> Climate change is a fact--that is not my opinion.
>>> Look up the research and the background of the Scientists who've done it.
>>> it is happening now; just as they predicted decades ago.
>>> Your two authors are a little questionable, in my opinion.
>>> However, with that said: Have a nice weekend--it looks beautiful out
>> there.
>>> Jason Fenimore
>>> Reference Librarian
>>> Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library
>>> 952 Main St.
>>> Sanford, ME  04073
>>> On 09/14/2018 10:42 AM, Cynthia E. Smith wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I've found The Sky's Not Falling by Holly Fretwell for children and
>>>> Inconvenient Facts by Gregory Wrightstone for adults.
>>>> Do any of you know of some other books especially for children on this
>>>> topic.  There are books for adults but I'm having trouble finding
>>>> books for kids.
>>>> My patron is upset that I just ordered the Earth's Changing Climate
>>>> series from World Book.  We  want to have the opposing viewpoint on
>>>> this topic.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Cindy Smith
>>>> Limerick Public Library