What You Can Do
Common Scenarios & Resources
Educate Your Community About Intellectual Freedom
Prepare for Challenges Before They Happen
Pause and Prepare Document
A one page school district guide to navigating book challenges based on the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom blog.
Banned Books Week
This annual event brings together the entire book community including librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas.
Activating Board Members
United for Libraries – the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends, and Foundations – provides intellectual freedom resource guides, tip sheets, and sample policies.
Free For All: New Yorkers for Intellectual Freedom is dedicated to ensuring library workers and librarians are supported and prepared for any intellectual freedom challenges they may experience.
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*These numbers are from the American Library Association in their 2022 National Report