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Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendars (2018) are here!

We’re so excited to announce the arrival of Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar at the Durland Alternatives Library. You can now get your copy at the front desk with any contribution to Prisoner Express of $20 or more. Please contribute to Prisoner Express to help us send books to prisoners Here’s some information about…

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May Day, Labor History, and This Month’s Display

Happy May Day everyone! This day has so many meanings. For me I’m usually excited to go to the annual May Day Parade in Minneapolis. It’s also Beltane, spring festival. I also remember in 2006 one of the largest demonstrations in U.S. History, a march for immigrant rights. Similar events happened this year as well. As part…

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Publishing for a New Society

Happy Spring! To celebrate the new growing season we’re featuring a set of new materials from New Society Publishers (did I say new enough? I admit, I’m excited it’s Spring!) “New Society Publishers has been publishing books to build a new society for over 30 years. We are an activist, solutions-oriented publisher focused on bringing you…

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Are There Banned Books at the Durland Alternatives Library?

I figured we’d pitch in to this annual celebration as well, and put some of our favorite banned books on display. Right now hundreds of other libraries and bookstores are setting up special displays to draw attention to censorship. Banned Books Week is September 27th – October 3rd. Stop by and check out the books…

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