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American Library Association Releases Top 10 Most Challenged Books List

The American Library Association condemns censorship and works to ensure free access to information. Every year, the Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) compiles a list of the Top 10 Most Challenged Books...

National Library Week ALA Takes Action for Libraries Day on April 8

ALA to host Dan Rather live to celebrate National Library Week in exclusive interview for ALA’s Take Action for Libraries Day on April 8 As part of National Library Week, the American Library...

National Library Week (April 4 – 10, 2021)

National Library Week! This week we take time to celebrate our nation's libraries, library workers' contributions and promote library use and support. The theme for National Library Week 2021 is "Welcome to Your Library." During...

Visual literacy as a tool for learning

Sometimes you need more than just reading books.... Visual literacy as a tool for learning The burgeoning field of visual literacy can be universally understood across a wide variety of cultural backgrounds, regardless of...

There’s a Book for That: Banned Books Week

“A dangerous book will always be in danger from those it threatens with the demand that they question their assumptions. They’d rather hang on to the assumptions and ban the book.” ― Ursula...

ALA Receives Google grant to Develop Library Entrepreneurship Centers

The American Library Association (ALA) has received a $2 million grant from Google.org to develop library entrepreneurship centers and enable libraries across the country to double down on their support for people looking...

Coretta Scott King Book Awards 50th Anniversary Celebration

In 2019, join thousands of libraries and classrooms from across the country in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Award, Given annually, the Coretta Scott King Book...

It’s National Library Week

National Library Week (April 7- 13, 2019) is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and library workers and to promote library use and support. From free access to books and...
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