[kids-lib] Banned Books Week: plan your displays and activities!
anderson_katie at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Wed Sep 16 11:13:53 PDT 2009
Banned Books Week 2009
Sept. 26 - Oct. 3
The Oregon Intellectual Freedom Clearinghouse (OIFC) web page has been updated: http://www.oregon.gov/OSL/LD/intellectual.shtml#top. You will find:
* Resources for planning your Banned Books Week displays, activities, and lessons.
* The Title Index to Challenges to library material in Oregon from 1988 to June 30, 2009.
* Resource for reviewing, updating, or writing a collection policy to protect your library and/or school if and when a challenge occurs.
* Resources for talking with a patron or parent when they approach you and ask material to be removed from the library.
* Resources for dealing with a challenge if a written request to reconsider material is submitted by the concerned parent or patron.
* Resources on the reconsideration process.
* Resources for dealing with the media and community groups.
For more complete report on challenges to books in Oregon, please visit the ACLU of Oregon at http://www.aclu-or.org/bannedbooks. OIFC only collects data on challenged materials libraries voluntarily report. The ACLU collects data on challenges reported to OIFC, and challenges they learn about through the media.
Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us, 503-378-2528
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