Black background with text: Don't let censorship eclipse your freedom to read. Right to Read Day April 8, 2024

Celebrate Right to Read Day!

Organized pressure groups have used their power—and long lists of titles—to wage an aggressive campaign to empty library shelves of all books they deem inappropriate instead of allowing people to decide for themselves what they and their children read. These groups have redirected their aim from schools to public libraries, which saw a 92% increase in the number of titles challenged over the previous year. Nearly half of the titles impacted were by or about LGBTQIA+ individuals and people of color.

On #RightToReadDay, Monday, April 8, we’re asking you to take action and raise your voice for the right to read.


Click on the link above for facts and suggestions on how to promote and take action to support Right to Read Day in the U.S.

3 thoughts on “Celebrate Right to Read Day!”

    1. Mary Daniels Brown

      Thanks for reading and commenting, Damyanti. I’m a big advocate in spreading the word against censorship. I wish doing so weren’t necessary, but that’s where we are in the U.S. today.

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