Book Challenges On the Rise: Support Your Freedom To Read

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
Meeting Room 1

Event Details

This Banned Books Week webinar will share how to effectively support intellectual freedom. We will examine the current state of book challenges, Illinois’ legislative response, and the implications of censorship on communities with this panel of experts: 

·         Alexi Giannoulias, Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian

·         Monica Harris, executive director, Reaching Across Illinois Library System

·         Jasmine Warga, author of challenged booksThe Shape of Thunder and Other Words for Home

·         Jarrett Dapier, author of Jazz for Lunch and freedom to read advocate

This presentation is co-hosted by multiple Chicago-area libraries.

Event Type(s): Adult Services Event
Adult and Teen Services

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