Virtual: "Banned Books Week" Intellectual Freedom & Social Justice- a Sign of the Times Online
September 18th through 24th is “Banned Books Week”. In recent years there has been a new tension between freedom from censorship, and a renewed desire to promote human equity. Join us to discuss the role the modern library can play.
Meet James LaRue the former executive director of both the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom, and the Freedom to Read Foundation. Prior to his work at ALA, Jamie was the director of the Douglas County Libraries (Colorado). As of May 2022, he has been the Executive Director of the Garfield County (Colorado) Public Library District.
Registration is required. Registration will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts. Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link. You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.