Chase Ollis

LET FREEDOM READ DAY: October 7, 2023. The freedom to read is under attack - let's do something about it! Banned Books Week, October 1-7, 2023.

Let Freedom Read Day

On October 7, 2023, the Banned Books Week Coalition is asking everyone to take at least one action to help defend books from censorship and to stand up for the library staff, educators, writers, publishers and booksellers who make them available.

Banned and Challenged Books: 2023 Preliminary Data from the American Library Association

ALA releases preliminary 2023 book ban data

The American Library Association (ALA) released new preliminary data today documenting the continued rise in censorship attempts in libraries across the U.S. during the first eight months in 2023.