Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Thursday! Madison celebrates Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week Panel, moderated by Jim Fleming, Wisconsin Public Radio host
Thursday, October 1, 6:00—7:30 p.m.
School of Library and Information Science—4th floor commons
Helen C. White Hall—600 North Park Street Madison, WI 53706

Featuring special guests Bob Bocher, Library Technology Consultant, WI Dept. of Public Instruction and two local librarians with experience working with public and youth library collections. The panel will discuss current issues in censorship including book challenges, net neutrality and free access to the Internet, and youth free speech rights. The event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the School of Library and Information Studies at the UW-Madison and A Room of One's Own feminist bookstore.


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And check out the display at A Room of One's Own bookstore window - thanks for being loyal defenders of the right to read!

For more on Banned Books Week, visit the American Library Association website or check out the national ACLU's website on intellectual and artistic freedom.