Library policies and procedures are important tools when protecting your community’s right to intellectual freedom. The unique legal position of libraries requires careful consideration when developing policies. Learn about must-have policies, common mistakes, and how your policies can help you respond to book challenges and other pressures in your community. Topics will include First Amendment issues, patron privacy, and a new twist on censorship challenges - Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) compliance.

Join MLA and Anne Seurynck, Foster, Swift, Collins, and Smith, for an overview of the legal issues to consider when developing policies and responding to community and internal pressures, and learn more about best practices to ensure your library policies are in compliance with the E-Rate program while maintaining patron privacy and intellectual freedom.

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