According to the American Library Association (ALA), a challenge is an attempt to remove or restrict materials based upon the objections of a person or group. A
banning is the removal of those materials. Challenges do not simply involve a person expressing a point of view; rather, they are an attempt to remove material from the curriculum or library, thereby restricting choice.
On Wednesday, May 18, at 7:00 pm at the Levittown Library
The LWV of East Nassau and representatives from school and public libraries will present a panel discussion on the topic of challenged books.
The meeting is co-sponsored by League and the Levittown Library.
The stated purpose of the program is “to share understanding of intellectual freedom in regard to library collections practices”