Monday, August 11, 2008

One Way to Deal with a Challenge

Love those guys at Unshelved---reminding us to keep our senses of humor in library land.

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Banned Books Week Ideas

Banned Books Week, 27 September - 4 October this year, is sponsored by the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE), the American Library Association (ALA), the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), and the National Association of College Stores, in addition to being endorsed by the Center for the Book of the Library of Congress. This year, these organizations have collaborated on a website and invite you to submit your events. (Thanks to Linda Tillson, Park City Library Director, for information on this website)
  • ALA has a nice kit available for $50 ($45 for members).
  • You can buy "Freadom" buttons in packages of 100 for $35 for your patrons at the ABBFE store.
  • The Long Island Coalition Against Censorship has an interesting exhibit of posters on the history of banned books and censorship for $40.
Please email me or post a comment to share your ideas and suggestions.