Banned Books Resources

The Liberty Bell is a symbol of freedom. When considering intellectual freedom and our rights to free speech it is helpful to read the original text of The First Amendment:

"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble,and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

When I was gathering info about Banned Books Week (always last week of September) I found several quality web resources...

The ALA offers great sites on the subject of intellectual freedom and censorship.

1) ALA Banned Books Week - Discover what this event means to libraries.
2) ALA Intellectual Freedom - Get the breakdown on this important topic.
3) ALA Store - Order some Banned Books Week gear for your library.

Here are several other interesting sites on the subject of censorship and banned books:

1) Banned Books FAQs
2) Freedom to Read
3) Top 10 Banned Books Pics