Wednesday May 1 at 2:00 pm US Eastern, 11:00 am US Pacific

The best defense against censorship is preparation, policies, and the ability to manage meaningful conversations with the community. Join Jamie LaRue to learn how the value of intellectual freedom came to be adopted by librarians and why it is so crucial now. Jamie will provide a checklist and brief discussion of essential policies and protocols.

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About Jamie 

Jamie LaRue is the director of the Garfield County (Colorado) Public Library District. Author of "The New Inquisition: Understanding and Managing Intellectual Freedom Challenges," LaRue has been a public library director for many years, as well as a weekly newspaper columnist and cable TV host. From January of 2016 to November of 2018, he was director of the Freedom to Read Foundation, and ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom. He has written, spoken, and consulted extensively on intellectual freedom issues, leadership and organizational development, community engagement, and the future of libraries.

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