Come to the FTRF Member Reception in New Orleans!

Freedom to Read Foundation, Midwinter Meeting/Annual Conference

Every day leading to the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, the OIF Blog will be featuring a special program, event, or opportunity awaiting attendees. Today’s feature:

Freedom to Read Foundation Member Reception

Date & Time: Thursday, June 23, 2011

5:00-6:30 p.m.

Location: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 353

New Orleans, LA

Refreshments: Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

The Freedom to Read Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes you to our annual FTRF Member Reception, following the annual board meeting.  This is a great chance to meet the trustees, staff, and fellow FTRF members, and hear what FTRF is working on – and what’s on the First Amendment horizon.

We will also be introducing Audrey Barbakoff, recipient of the 2011 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship.

Not an FTRF member? Not to worry! You can join now at or by calling (312) 280-4226. You also can join at the door! Membership starts at $35 ($10 for students, free for recent LIS graduates).

Feel free to RSVP at — or just show up!