Teacher’s dilemma: Should author’s bad behavior ban the book? ‘Fahrenheit 451’ to ‘A Wrinkle in Time’: 13 banned books adapted for the screen; Trump’s Blocking of Twitter Users Is Unconstitutional, Judge Says
Parents are divided over a book in a popular student reading program in Oregon; ALA President Jim Neal to hold ‘Fight for School Libraries’ summit May 23; Red alert for net neutrality
Choose Privacy Week 2018: “Big Data is Watching You”; Net neutrality protections still in place – for now; ALA releases new FAQ; Aurora library display prompts both hate and censorship claims
Thirteen Reasons Why tops most challenged book list, amid rising complaints in US libraries; Brown wins 2019-2010 ALA Presidency; IFLA provides input on the challenges to the right of privacy in the digital age
We asked for Guantanamo’s book policy in 2013. It arrived this week, censored; Walmart Pulls Cosmo From Checkout. Plus! Guess Who’s Claiming Victory; Why kids need LGBTQ+ middle-grade books
Q&A with author Lance Rubin on the suppression of his YA novel in South Carolina; A Practical Guide to Privacy Audits; ACLU to school district: Stop censoring student Facebook criticisms over gun violence walkout
Meridian School District pulls Looking for Alaska from middle school libraries; The fallout from Florida’s school censorship law; What is access without equity?
ALA President issues statement on White House budget; Beaverton School District (OR) bans book, Stick, from middle schools; Are Libraries Neutral? President’s Program tackles heavy subject from multiple angles
Springfield (MO) school district to review ‘The Hate U Give’ after parents complain; Residents speak out over library Pride displays; Judge rules that an inmate’s access to law library can be restricted by detention staff.
If you are attending the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver in February, the core team who worked on the toolkit will be having a panel discussion during the Symposium on the Future of Libraries. Join us for our one hour session, “The Front Lines of Intellectual Freedom: Protecting Your Pages with Policy.” The session will be held on Saturday, February 10, from 3-4 pm in room 404 of the Colorado Convention Center. Each attendee will receive a print copy of the toolkit.