Tocker Foundation Library services, Quotable Leave a Comment

Libraries cannot remain neutral about hate, oppression, censorship.

Tocker Foundation Library services, Quotable Leave a Comment

In the current climate of well-funded campaigns to control what children read, Melanie Huggins, president of the Public Library Association (a division of the American Library Association), is speaking out in Public Libraries Journal Jan/Feb 2022. She shares that in the past, the diversity of a collection served as a library’s primary (and mostly quiet) act of resistance against hate, …

Freedom to read is a right.

Tocker Foundation Quotable Leave a Comment

The Austin Public Library stands with the entire library community in defense of the freedom to speak and the freedom to read, and opposed to censorship of any library materials. “Freedom to read is a right that must be protected in our schools and public libraries, and we must not give in to the vocal few that want to speak …

American Library Association

Tocker Foundation Quotable Leave a Comment