Join us for the Virtual Read-Out!
The Massachusetts Library Association (MLA) and the American
Library Association (ALA) Honor Banned Books Week as part of
the 50 State Salute to Banned Books Week
MLA’s Intellectual Freedom Committee invites you to join us in the
order to raise awareness of censorship. A video created by the
books, will be part of a YouTube VIRTUAL READ-OUT
celebrating the freedom to read. All libraries and individuals are encouraged to upload videos as part of this important initiative, which marks the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week.
Banned Books Week is sponsored by the American Booksellers
Association; American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression,;
the American Library Association; American Society of Journalists
and Authors: Association of American Publishers; Comic Book Legal Defense Fund: the Freedom to Read Foundation; National Coalition
Against Censorship; National Council of Teachers of English; National Association of College Stores; and the PEN American Center. It is
endorsed by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and
by Project Censored.