READCON: A Curriculum for Library Readiness, Advocacy, and Community Empowerment During Challenging Conditions

July Learning Live will equip library advocates with tools for smooth collaboration and effective community outreach United for Libraries’ July Learning Live takes place Tues., July 9th at 2 p.m. Eastern. During READCON: A Curriculum for Library Readiness, Advocacy, and…

Unite Against Book Bans Announces a Free Book Résumé Resource

‘Book résumés’ will help parents and community advocates defend challenged materials by demonstrating each book’s educational value Unite Against Book Bans, in collaboration with the publishing community, unveiled a free collection of book résumés at bookresumes.uniteagainstbookbans.org to support librarians, educators, parents, students,…

Emily Amick to speak at United for Libraries President’s Program ‘Fight Book Bans: Frame the Debate, Fill the Seats, and Create Connections’ at ALA Annual, June 25

Emily Amick (@EmilyInYourPhone) will be the featured speaker at the United for Libraries President’s Program at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference on Sun., June 25, 11 a.m., McCormick Place, W184bc. The program is titled Fight Book Bans: Frame the Debate,…

United for Libraries to present ‘Be Fierce: How to Harness Your Power for Your Libraries’ at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference

United for Libraries will present the program Be Fierce: How to Harness Your Power for Your Libraries on Sat., June 24, 9-10 a.m., McCormick Place, W187a, at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference. This panel will feature “boots on the ground”…