Intellectual Freedom

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Who We Are:

intellectual freedomThe Intellectual Freedom Committee of NCLA has been in operation for over thirty years. The Committee deals with issues such as censorship, media banning, privacy, confidentiality, and socio-economic factors that impact access to information and the right of the public to know.

What We Do:

 Our activities include:

  • Sponsoring programs and seminars at library conferences and colleges
  • Overseeing the annual “Freedom to Read” Essay & Art Contest, which is open to all students ages 7 through 18 who attend school in Nassau County
  • Discussing relevant issues relating to intellectual freedom as they impact libraries, librarians and the general public.
  • Holding monthly membership meetings

We encourage you to join our Committee and help expand the range of our programs and activities.