Library board member controversy in Eganville

Some of you may have read over the weekend about a controversial candidate for the Bonnechere Union Public Library board. Ken O’Day alleges that there have been significan changes in the library’s collection in the last few years: “the new books they had ordered always had a left-wing slant to them,” he says in an interview reprinted in the Citizen this weekend. Librarian Jennifer Coleman describes him as “a bully,” and board chairwoman Doyne Ahern says she has difficulty “finding out exactly what kinds of books O’Day is objecting to.” It should all become slightly more clear at the library’s September board meeting….

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