Winners and Finalists announced for the NCLA Intellectual Freedom Committee’s “Freedom to Read” Essay/Art Contest

Please see the list at the NCLA Intellectual Freedom Committee’s page here for the winners and finalists of 2018’s contest theme, “What Important Life Lesson did You Learn from a Favorite Book, Story, or Movie? …or Create an Original Work of Art Related to Your Choice Above…” Age Group Winners will receive Gift Cards. Finalists will […]

2018 Intellectual Freedom Committee Essay & Art Contest

Write a 1 page Essay answering the question: What Important Life Lesson did You Learn from a Favorite Book, Story, or Movie? or Create an Original Work of Art related to your choice above… Mail entries and direct questions to: Jeffrey Feinsilver New York Institute of Technology/Wisser Library 500 Northern Blvd, Old Westbury, N.Y. 11568 […]

Intellectual Freedom Committee 13th Annual “Freedom to Read” Winners and Finalists

Contest Theme The Contest theme was “What Character from a Book or Movie do You Most Admire?”   Reception The Reception for Contest Winners and Finalists will be held at the Levittown Public Library on Thursday, May 18th at 7:30pm.    Essays 7 to 9 yr old 1) Winner – Allison Hill / Chatterton Elementary […]

12th Annual “Freedom to Read” Essay & Art Contest

Reception The Reception for the Winners, Honorable Mentions, and their families will take place on Thursday, May 19 in the Community Room of the Levittown Public Library.  The program will start at 7:30pm and conclude prior to 9:00pm.  Light refreshments will be available. Winners and Honorable Mentions 12th Annual “Freedom to Read” Essay & Art […]

Eternal Con: Controversial Comics: Censorship and Pop Culture Media, June 14

Eternal Con: Controversial Comics: Censorship and Pop Culture Media Sunday, June 14 at the Cradle of Aviation, Garden City, NY Eternal Con Sunday Hours: 10:00AM-5:00PM Panel: 1:00PM in Panel Room #1 Comic books and pop culture media have a long history of battling censorship. Even in 2015, three of the top ten most frequently challenged […]

Eleventh Annual Freedom to Read Contest

The Intellectual Freedom Committee of the Nassau County Library Association presents the Eleventh Annual “Freedom to Read” Essay and Art Contest. Entries must be received by April 1, 2015 Pick an Important Action Taken by a Character in a Story or Movie. What would YOU have done? Why? You may enter one or both parts […]

Privacy at Risk: What you Can Do to Protect Your Library and Educate Your Users, December 8th

On Monday, December 8th, the Intellectual Freedom Committee and the Computers & Technology Committee will hold a joint program in the Nassau Library System meeting room from 9 am to 1 2pm. The program is entitled, Privacy at Risk: What You Can Do to Protect Your Library and Educate Your Users. CEU credits offered are […]