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Bag Of Snakes Not So Welcome At Library

As a fan of all animals I still had a moment of “Where is Samuel L. Jackson when you need him?!” The Madison County Public Library has had to create a policy regarding animals in the library after a year of seeing “a monkey, a rat, spiders, an iguana, a ferret, parrots, chicken, gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, dogs, cats and more.” BUT that wasn’t the straw that broke the camel’s back. That straw was a literal bag full of snakes dumped out on the front desk. EEP. But I love that everyone was nice, and the man just really loved his slithering friends.

New She-Ra Character!

If you’ve been loving the Netflix She-Ra series–it’s so good!–get ready for an awesome new character in season 4: “Double Trouble, a non-binary shape-shifting mercenary from the Crimson Waste, who joins forces with Catra and the Horde.” Double Trouble will be voiced by Jacob Tobia, author of Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story.

“Finally” Is An Understatement

In 1939 five African American men were denied library cards at the Alexandria Free Library so they protested by quietly sitting down to read. They were arrested for disorderly conduct. The charges remained unresolved for 80 years, until now: Judge Lisa Bondareff Kemler signed an order officially dismissing the charges.