Intellectual Freedom News 8/16/19

Intellectual Freedom News


  • Make a powerful statement about censorship. Purchases of Banned Books Week materials supports the office’s work in defending and promoting the freedom to read.
  • ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom is excited to share a new Facebook group with you. “Celebrate Banned Books Week” is a community designed to foster meaningful conversation and share engaging ideas for anyone who celebrates Banned Books Week.



Additional privacy news updates are available at the Choose Privacy Everyday blog.


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