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Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Place: Online at
Presenters: Shannon Oltmann
Cost: Free

Book challenges and bans have been on the rise across the nation since 2020, especially in public and school libraries. Many librarians have faced these challenges with courage and commitment to the principles of intellectual freedom and access to information, while others have yet to deal with this issue.

In this presentation, Shannon Oltmann will refresh our understanding of intellectual freedom, explore the rise in book challenges, consider how to respond to challenges, and draw on the experiences and perspectives of other library professionals. 

If you’re interested but not able to attend the live webinar, go ahead and register. We’ll send a recording to all registrants after the fact.