For the safekeeping of our copies of the six Dr. Seuss books that have gone Out of Print today - and become highly collectible/theft-prone, the books listed below are now available for In-library Use Only. Hopefully, the need for this protection will be temporary. Seuss published forty-eight books total. Access to other titles is unrestricted. Parental guidance recommended, as always.
Please Ask at Desk for :
And to think that I saw it on Mulberry Street
If I ran the zoo
On beyond zebra
Scrambled eggs super!
*NOTE: To review these items away from the library desk, staff will require a valid library card, photo ID, or credit card.
For more information about this news and related issues, see:
Six Dr. Seuss Titles Deemed “Hurtful and Wrong” Taken Out of Print
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