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Banned Books Week 2019, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will be held Sept. 22 - 28, 2019.
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NCTE Jul 12
Publishing a student literary magazine is a wonderful way to elevate & celebrate student voice. Make sure that work is recognized by submitting your school's magazine to the Recognizing Excellence in Art & Literary Magazines (REALM) program. Deadline: 7/31
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Kristin Pekoll Jul 12
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ALA OIF Jul 12
The new Banned & Challenged Books Field Report has more than 90 descriptions of recent censorship attempts around the country. Find it on the ALA Store:
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Scott Dunbier Jul 12
Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of comic art history! This gorgeous Rorschach drawing will be up for grabs at auction on Saturday at Comic-Con—donated by the great ⁦⁩. Lots more also—⁦⁩, ⁦⁩, Bruce Timm, more!!
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National Coalition Against Censorship Jul 12
: Weaponized protest. "Violent protesters ignore the fact that their own right to free speech depends on tolerance for ideas they revile. Protesters who successfully shut down someone else’s speech set a precedent for others to silence them."
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CBLDF Jul 12
Just announced! Everything you need to know about this year’s CBLDF Comic-Con Auction, sponsored by . Attendees will enjoy live art by ! But you don’t need to attend to get in on the fun, learn more at
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Freedom to Read Fndn Jul 12
is next week (July 15 & 16), and, if you're shopping, you can support the with ! Just log in to , select Freedom to Read Foundation and Amazon donates .5% of eligible purchases.
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ALA OIF Jul 12
“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” Happy birthday to activist, author, and speaker, !
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ALA OIF Jul 11
"Our goal is to ensure, based on our support of the presence of public libraries & our country & our communities, that everyone should find themselves reflected in the collection & the offerings of a public library." — OIF/ Interim Dir. Caldwell-Stone
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Mr. J! Jul 10
Disappointed to see my home district censoring lit. that honors victims of the Pulse shooting. All ⁦⁩ LGBTQ+ teachers & allies should be fighting to get this book back in students’ hands. ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Lindsay Gibb Jul 10
Oh hey, I'm talking about managing comics collections in a couple of weeks. Join me!
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ARC Jul 11
Join us and on July 25 for a conversation with on reading and writing in prison. How do prisoners hide their written novels inside their bodies? Find out:
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National Coalition Against Censorship Jul 11
“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” - Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird was published on this day. It has been the subject of numerous censorship efforts. Use our action kit to fight book censorship:
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CBLDF Jul 10
Just because THE WALKING DEAD series ended, doesn't mean the censorship it can face will. Score copies of GNs signed by & when you support and the important work we do!
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American Booksellers Jul 10
Summer block parties! Anniversaries! Activism! It's all in a week's work for indie bookstores—catch up on the latest news from indies across the country:
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ALA JobLIST Library & LIS Jobs Jul 8
Director, Office for Intellectual Freedom - American Library Association - Chicago, IL
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Jamie Gregory Jul 8
I shared some ideas for teens and teaching the First Amendment on the Intellectual Freedom blog. Engage Ss as active citizens!
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Index on Censorship Jul 10
Join and some of our past and present Freedom of Expression Awards Fellows, including , and at the 's Global Conference for Media Freedom at the Printworks, London, this week.
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CBLDF Jul 10
Have you gotten your tickets for the annual CBLDF Welcome Party sponsored by ? Do you know what free speech programs you want to attend? Make your game plan today at
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Millie Davis Jul 10
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