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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...

Biden’s infrastructure proposal leaves out libraries, says ALA

Today the American Library Association (ALA) welcomed the release of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, an outline for modernizing the nation’s infrastructure. The plan includes certain investments in educational infrastructure, workforce development, broadband,...

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...

ALA praises House introduction of Build America’s Libraries Act

Today the American Library Association (ALA) welcomed the introduction of the Build America’s Libraries Act in the House of Representatives by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI-9), Don Young (R-AK-at large) and 52 cosponsors. The...

Sourcebooks and American Library Association Collaborate on New Series

Sourcebooks, a leading independent publisher based in Chicago, and the American Library Association’s (ALA) book publishing imprint, ALA Editions|ALA Neal-Schuman, are collaborating on a new series that will promote easy and affordable...

Partnering With Special Olympics, American Library Assoc. Penguin Random House Donates Books

Penguin Random House, in partnership with Special Olympics and the American Library Association, is participating in a pilot program that supports Special Olympics Young Athletes through a donation of 1,000 children’s books: 500 copies...

Harry Potter Books Banned —- Again

Since the first book in the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling was released in 1999, they have continued to be among one of the most banned books. According to the American Library...
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