The Public Library—An American Freedom
Libraries: An American Value
The Public Library: Democracy’s Recourse A Statement of Principles
ALA Library Bill of Rights The Freedom to Read The Freedom to View Right to Libraries
How to use the library
ALA Report: 2019 State of America’s Libraries
ALA Library Fact Sheets
5 Big Ideas that work well in small libraries
The need for public libraries
Library Bill of Rights
Freedom to Read Statement (ALA)
Freedom to View Statement (ALA)
Intellectual Freedom resources (ALA)
NC Center for the Book

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