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2022 Rise Book Project presents Top Ten feminist books for young readers

Rise: A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18, a subgroup of the ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table’s Feminist Task Force, announced its Top Ten feminist books for young readers. Rise: A Feminist Book...

American Library Association announces 2022 Youth Media Award winners

The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, digital media, video and audio books for children and young adults – including the Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz awards...

The American Library Association opposes widespread efforts to censor books in U.S. schools and libraries

Due to a dramatic uptick in book challenges and outright removal of books from libraries, ALA's Executive Board and the Boards of Directors for all of ALA's eight divisions have released the...

Banned & Challenged Literary Classics

Banned & Challenged Classics The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom records attempts to remove books from libraries, schools, and universities. These titles are books on the Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century that...

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS LIST OF TOP TEN BANNED BOOKS OF 2020

The ALA's list of 2020's Most 'Challenged' Books of 2020   https://youtu.be/8DbrJiaYFbM  

BANNED BOOKS WEEK

During Banned Books Week (Sept. 26 – Oct. 2, 2021), libraries, their users and readers everywhere are invited to celebrate and exercise their freedom to read with resources and events from the...

There’s a Book for That: Library Card Sign-Up Month

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” ― Albert Einstein Spread the word! September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. According to The American Library Association, there are...

Former President Barack Obama and the Importance of Libraries

This year's featured keynote speaker at the American Library Association conference was Former President Barack Obama. He expounded on the importance of libraries, especially during these polarizing times:: "We’re going to have work...
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