Freedom to Read Week

Freedom to Read Week encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom.

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Something to Offend Everyone Something to Offend Everyone

Checkout one of the first episodes of our podcast where librarian Kate Gibson and writer Darrin Hagen discuss banned books & censorship.
Checkout one of the first episodes of our podcast where librarian Kate Gibson and writer Darrin Hagen discuss banned books & censorship.
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Intellectual Freedom and EPL Intellectual Freedom and EPL

One of the vital community roles the library plays is to protect the Intellectual Freedom of our many customers, including yours.
One of the vital community roles the library plays is to protect the Intellectual Freedom of our many customers, including yours.
Event

Safiya Noble: Algorithms of Oppression Safiya Noble: Algorithms of Oppression

Feb 20th | 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Chateau Lacombe Hoteal
Tickets now on sale for the first speaker event of 2019, Dr. Safiya Noble - Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism.
Tickets now on sale for the first speaker event of 2019, Dr. Safiya Noble - Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism.
Staff List

Banned and Challenged Picture Books Banned and Challenged Picture Books

recommended by WendyLibrarian
Novels aren't the only books that get banned! Celebrate intellectual freedom by checking out these banned and challenged kids' books.
Novels aren't the only books that get banned! Celebrate intellectual freedom by checking out these banned and challenged kids' books.
Blogpost

7 Books You Never Knew Were Banned 7 Books You Never Knew Were Banned

By Mary Bennett
Every year, hundreds of challenges pour in, attempting to have books—old and new—removed from school reading lists and library shelves.
Every year, hundreds of challenges pour in, attempting to have books—old and new—removed from school reading lists and library shelves.
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Challenged Materials Challenged Materials

Books and other materials are banned around the world all the time. Each challenge has limited public access to materials in libraries.
Books and other materials are banned around the world all the time. Each challenge has limited public access to materials in libraries.
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Capital City Press Capital City Press

Have you checked out Capital City Press yet? Get reading recommendations from local writers and sign up for some upcoming programs.
Have you checked out Capital City Press yet? Get reading recommendations from local writers and sign up for some upcoming programs.
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Get Instant Access to Alberta Authors! Get Instant Access to Alberta Authors!

Have instant access to over 1,200 eBooks from Alberta authors. The collection features all genres and titles can be read on all devices!
Have instant access to over 1,200 eBooks from Alberta authors. The collection features all genres and titles can be read on all devices!
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Book Clubs Book Clubs

Join one of our book clubs for a wide variety of reading tastes. New titles added regularly.
Join one of our book clubs for a wide variety of reading tastes. New titles added regularly.
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