Syndicated columnist Heidi Stevens moderates a panel discussion about the current state of book challenges, Illinois’ legislative response, and the implications of censorship on communities featuring:
Alexi Giannoulias, Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian
Monica Harris, executive director, Reaching Across Illinois Library System
Jasmine Warga, author of challenged books The Shape of Thunder and Other Words for Home
Jarrett Dapier, author of challenged picture books and freedom to read advocate
Join us on Zoom.
Presented in partnership with multiple Illinois libraries.