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Virtual Story Time Challenges; Objection to Books on Immigration | Scales on Censorship


A Nosy Paraprofessional: When An Employee Peeks at Student Internet Searches | Scales On Censorship

Middle School Librarian Creates Banned Books Week Bitmoji Library


ALA Releases Top 100 Most Banned and Challenged Books of the Decade


Virtual Banned Books Week Ideas and Events

When Kids Can’t Afford Books During the Pandemic | Scales on Censorship

BCALA Receives IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Award | News Bites

Freedom To Read, COVID-19 Edition | Scales on Censorship

When Public Librarians Meddle| Scales on Censorship

"George" Again Tops List of 10 Most Challenged Books

Bored with the First Amendment | Scales on Censorship

Tennessee Lawmakers Propose Parental Oversight Bill for Public Library Collections | News Bites

Not Quite Banned: Soft Censorship That Makes LGBTQIA+ Stories Disappear

Scales on Censorship | Gag Order on the Women's March

“Frindle” Author Remembered | News Bites

When the Teacher’s a Climate Change Denier | Scales on Censorship


A New Caldecott Tradition | News Bites

Teacher Shames Students for Book Selection, Reading Ability | Scales on Censorship


For Librarians, Banned Books Week Is a Chance To Discuss Censorship, Intellectual Freedom With Students

A Parent Says No to 'Malala' | Scales on Censorship


Facing the PTA | Scales on Censorship

"George" Tops List of Most Challenged Books of 2018


Questioning Ethnic Portrayals; When Teachers Denigrate YA | Scales on Censorship

Book Banning Legislation in Florida, Resolution To Stop Teaching "Huck Finn" in NJ, and More | NewsBites

Librarian-in-Residence Application, Manga Challenge, and More | NewsBites

Sexual Assault Discussions | Scales on Censorship

Alexie and Asher Redux | Scales on Censorship

Surviving Tween Readers' Advisory

Banned Books Week 2018: The Titles, Data, Self-Censorship—and Crafts

Questioning 'The Hate U Give' | Scales on Censorship

Watch: School Librarians Janet Damon and Julia Torres Talk "The Hate U Give" | Banned Books Week 2018

Watch: Banned Books Week 2018, UK Teen Edition

Watch: K.C. Boyd & Matthew Winner Talk Banned Books

Filtering, What Is It Good For?

Get Crafty for Banned Books Week | Library Hacks

Summer Reading Challenged | Scales on Censorship

SC Police Union Challenges Summer Reading List with “The Hate U Give” and “All American Boys”

LGBT Pride Month Brings Extra Challenges for Librarians


Librarians Cannot Self-Censor or Capitulate To "George" Complaints | Opinion


Bully Principal Missed Opportunity | Scales on Censorship

When Cosby's 'Little Bill,' Alexie and Asher are on the Shelf: What Should A Librarian Do?


Edgar Awards, Ken Burns Classroom Q&A, and More | News Bites

Aurora Library Director on Controversial Poem: "This Was a Mistake That Does Not Represent Us."


"Thirteen Reasons Why" Tops Most Challenged List

Most Challenged: A Look Back at Books Some Wanted Off the Shelves


SLJ's Reviews of the 5 Most Challenged Books of 2016

School Librarians' Impassioned Response To Call To Be Armed


Comic About Students' Rights Released Ahead of "March for Our Lives"


Parental Demands and Accusations | Scales on Censorship


Celebrating Judy Blume—Her Work and Impact—on Her 80th Birthday

Professional Reading on Fandom, Library Spaces, & More

Foiled by Curses | Scales on Censorship


ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom Launches New Policy Toolkit


'The Hate U Give' Returns to H.S. Shelves in Katy, TX


Sunday Reflections: Seven Words

Pat Scales Special Collections Room Opens | Picture of the Week

Too Edgy for the Kids' Section? | Scales on Censorship


New Fuse 8 n’ Kate Episode: If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss

How Bill Cosby Ruined a Perfectly Good Banned Books Week

Getting Ready for Banned Books Week? Check Out SLJ's Updated Pinterest Board


New Resources for Banned Books Week

Offended at Open Mic | Scales on Censorship


Fusenews: Sit On a Tea Party a Spell

FL Schools Brace for Book Challenges

When Kids Share Banned Books | Scales on Censorship

Fusenews: Because it’s not like you can just buy a mitochondria dress anywhere

Age-Appropriate Reading? | Scales on Censorship

Art History Without Nudity?; Gay "Captain Underpants" | Scales on Censorship


Trigger Warnings and Emotional Distress

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators by Pat R. Scales | SLJ Review

Black Lives Matter; Syrian Refugees | Scales on Censorship

Criticism, Boycotts, Free Speech and Censorship – Oh My

Self-Censorship, More | Feedback

Banned Books Are Often Diverse Books. Check the Stats.


SLJ Controversial Book Survey: Data and Findings

Celebrate Banned Books Week with Nonfiction

SLJ Controversial Books Survey Responses: Weighing Subject Matter


SLJ Controversial Book Survey: Comments About Age-Appropriateness

SLJ Controversial Books Survey: Word Clouds

All Schools Need Book Challenge Policies


D.I.Y. Censorship: An Infographic


Comparing Librarians' and Teachers' Self-Censoring Patterns

SLJ Controversial Books Survey: Comments About Book Challenges


Unnatural Selection: More Librarians Are Self-Censoring


A Censorship Simulator and Lesson | "Westport Independent"

When Book Sharing Backfires|Scales on Censorship


Hear No Evil | Listen In

When a Volunteer Oversteps | Scales on Censorship

When the censorship comes from within: Reflections on Kate Messner being dis-invited to a school

“This One Summer” Restored to Henning, MN, School District Library, with Restrictions

"Looking for Alaska" Stays in Curriculum in Lebanon, KY


Courting Controversy? | Scales on Censorship

Experts Focus on Censorship at Bank Street Conference


Virginia Bill Requires Educators to Offer Alternative Book Option Upon Request

Florida High Schools Restrict Access to “This One Summer”


Assessing Controversial Books | Scales on Censorship

You Don’t Show the Sweet Without the Bitter | Up for Debate


We Will Continue to Raise Our Voices: Survival, Slavery, Censorship | Up for Debate


So People Disagree. Is This a Problem? | Up for Debate


"When I Was The Greatest" Book Cover Provokes Concern From Brooklyn Parents


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