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Celebrating Banned Books!: Freedom of Expression

What are "Banned Books"? Check out this easy to navigate guide that answers all your questions about this important week in September.

Freedom of Expression Statement from ALA

Established December 1, 1967, the Office for Intellectual Freedom is charged with implementing ALA policies concerning the concept of intellectual freedom as embodied in the Library Bill of Rights, the Association’s basic policy on free access to libraries and library materials.  The goal of the office is to educate librarians and the general public about the nature and importance of intellectual freedom in libraries.

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Organizations Fighting Censorship


PEN, an international group of writers, follows the censorship and oppression of writers in the U.S. and internationally.


Britain’s organization for the support of freedom of expression.

American Civil Liberties Union