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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
FTRF Announces the 2017 Banned Books Week Grant Recipients »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) awarded seven grants to nonprofit institutions in support of 2017 Banned Books Week...
Monday, June 12, 2017
FTRF Announces 2017 Roll of Honor Awards »
Joan Bertin, executive director of the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) and ALA members and spouses Robert (Bo...
Monday, June 5, 2017
FTRF Awards Scholarships For Intellectual Freedom Course »
  The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) awarded scholarships to four library and information science...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF Names Kate Davis as Conable Scholarship Recipient »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has selected Kate Davis as the recipient of the 2017 Gordon M. Conable Conference Sc...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Do They Still Teach That? Ethics in LIS Curricula »
Webinar by ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom Martin Garner, Presenter As a degree, the master of library...
Monday, April 24, 2017
Celebrate the Freedom to Read with a Grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation »
Free people read freely! Would you like to create an exciting program, host a community conversation, or create an excitin...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Freedom to Read Foundation Offers 2017 Banned Books Week Grants »
Applications are open for the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) Banned Books Week Grants, offered through the Judith F. Kr...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF Offers Scholarships to Advance IF Education and Leadership »
Applications are now open for the 2017 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship, sponsored by the Freedom to Read Foundati...
Friday, February 10, 2017
Libraries in the Jim Crow South and a Conversation with One of the Tougaloo Nine »
February 10, 2017 Freedom to Read Foundation Chicago, IL Contact James LaRue, Director, Freedom to Read Foundatio...
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
FTRF and ALA/OIF offer webinar on the History of Intellectual Freedom and Censorship »
Join intellectual freedom educators and advocates Emily Knox, Joyce Latham, and Candace Morgan as they discuss the history...
Thursday, June 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Freedom to Read Foundation Awards Scholarships for Intellectual Freedom Course »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has awarded four library and information science students with a scholarship coverin...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
FTRF announces the 2016 Banned Books Week grants via Judith Krug Fund »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF)   has awarded six grants to organizations in support of 2016 Banned Books Week...
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Librarians, student press advocate share 2016 FTRF Roll of Honor Award »
CHICAGO — Librarians Helen Adams and Nancy Kranich and attorney and First Amendment advocate Frank LoMonte have been named...
Thursday, May 12, 2016
FTRF Names Katie Chamberlain Kritikos as Conable Scholarship Recipient »
Thursday, May 12, 2016     The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has selected Katie Chamberlain...
Monday, April 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
"IF and Minors" FTRF/OIF Joint Educational Webinar »
Intellectual Freedom and Minors Thursday, 5/26/2016 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern)...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement »
Freedom to Read Foundation Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement Pledges to http://bit.ly/1SUiMDg...
Thursday, June 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF announces five Banned Books Week grants for 2015 via Judith Krug Fund »
The Freedom to Read Foundation has awarded five grants to organizations in support of 2015 Banned Books Week events. The g...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF awards four scholarships for University of Illinois intellectual freedom course »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has named four LIS students as recipients of scholarships to take "Intellectual Free...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF names Amy Steinbauer and Gretchen LeCheminant as Conable Scholarship recipients »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has selected Amy Steinbauer and Gretchen LeCheminant as recpients of Gordon M....
Thursday, April 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apply now for 2015 Banned Books Week grants via FTRF's Krug Fund »
Applications are open for the 2015 Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund Banned Books Week event grants , sponsored by the Freedom...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF and GSLIS at Illinois announce intellectual freedom course and scholarship opportunities »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the Universi...
Monday, March 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications open for 2015 FTRF Conable Conference Scholarship »
CHICAGO— Applications are now open for the 2015 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship , sponsored by the Freedom to R...
Sunday, January 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cartoonist Jeff Smith highlights FTRF Midwinter fundraiser »
Jeff Smith , creator of the BONE comic book series, will be the featured speaker at the 9th annual Freedom to Read Foundat...
Monday, December 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF to hold 45th Anniversary reception in Salt Lake City – January 17, 2015 »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) will kick off its series of local fundraising events celebrating our 45 th Annivers...
Monday, November 17, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF kicks off 45th Anniversary Celebration with 11/20 Google Hangout »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) will kick off a year-long celebration of its 45th anniversary on Thursday, Novembe...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF to award two scholarships for "Intellectual Freedom and Censorship" LIS course »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) will provide two scholarships to interested Library & Information Science (LIS)...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seven win Banned Books Week grants via the Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund »
Seven organizations, ranging from a fine arts organization to an LGBT-focused community library, are recipients of $1,000...
Tuesday, April 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
John "Mack" Freeman awarded 2014 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) has selected John "Mack" Freeman , a public librarian in Georgia, as the seventh re...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF, GSLIS at Illinois to collaborate on intellectual freedom course »
The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the Univer...
Monday, March 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Krug Fund Banned Books Week event grant applications are open through April 30 (Now May 5) »
Applications are now open for the 2014 Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund Banned Books Week event grants , sponsored by the Fr...
Tuesday, February 11, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications open for 2014 FTRF Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship »
CHICAGO — The  Freedom to Read Foundation  (FTRF) has opened  applications  for the 2014  Gordon...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor headlines FTRF fundraiser in Philadelphia »
CHICAGO - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor , author of the Alice series of books, will headline the Freedom to Read Foundation's...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amanda Meeks wins 2013 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship »
The  Freedom to Read Foundation  (FTRF) has named  Amanda Meeks  as the sixth recipient of the  G...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
FTRF announces seven recipients of 2013 Banned Books Week event grants »
CHICAGO - The  Freedom to Read Foundation  (FTRF), via its  Judith F.Krug Memorial Fund , has announced sev...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications for 2013 Judith Krug Fund Banned Books Week event grants now open »
CHICAGO— Applications  are now open for the 2013  Judith F.Krug Memorial Fund  Banned Books Week event gran...

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