As we acknowledge the thirtieth anniversary of Banned Books Week, we celebrate the freedom to read. However, we’re also provided the opportunity to reflect upon the times and motivations that drove individuals and groups to censor books and to learn from those who worked the front lines, keeping publications available to their constituency. What follows are the recollections of two Orange County librarians whose own experiences with banned books are documented in their oral histories held by the Center for Oral and Public History.
Tag: orange county
The Pollak Library is pleased to announce that we were recently awarded a Local History Digital Resources Project (LHDRP) LSTA grant through the California State Library.