Banned Books Week 2021 took place from September 26 through October 2. Here’s a roundup of its coverage on Twitter.
National Hispanic American Heritage Month takes place each year from September 15-October 15. Initially started in 1968 by President Lyndon B. Johnson as Hispanic Heritage Week, it was expanded to […]
Leonard S. Marcus’ new collection for teens, You Can’t Say That!, shows firsthand how many popular authors and creators have been affected by book bans and challenges.
Cecily von Ziegesar, author of the wildly popular Gossip Girl series and its spinoffs, celebrates her birthday on June 27. The series ranks 22nd on ALA’s Most Banned/Challenged Books between 2000 and 2009.
Show off your best anti-censorship programs and displays, and apply now through June 4 for a Banned Books Week Celebration Grant.
AASL formally dissuades school librarians from labeling items according to content and reading level.
The Build America’s Libraries Act seeks to provide more equitable access for all and calls for funding to be prioritized to “underserved and distressed communities, low-income and rural areas, and people with disabilities and vulnerable library users including children and seniors”.