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The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) provides a forum for the discussion of activities, programs, and problems in intellectual freedom of libraries and librarians.

The IFRT Members Community group is the central hub for discussion, library and events. It is visible to all ALA members but only IFRT members can participate in the conversation.

  • 1.  IFRT Membership Gathering

    Posted Oct 06, 2021 10:01 AM
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    The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) invites all current members to attend our fall All Member Gathering of IFRT on Friday, October 22nd, 2021 from 4pm-5pm (Central Time). This virtual gathering will feature Banned Books Week show and tell, spooky Intellectual Freedom trivia, and time to chat and meet other IFRT members.


    Questions? Want to share your BBW displays/programming for the show and tell? Contact Molly Dettmann (mdettmann@norman.k12.ok.us)

    The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) provides a forum for the discussion of activities, programs, and problems in intellectual freedom of libraries and librarians; serves as a channel of communications on intellectual freedom matters; promotes a greater opportunity for involvement among the members of the ALA in defense of intellectual freedom; and promotes a greater feeling of responsibility in the implementation of ALA policies on intellectual freedom.


    Register here:  https://ala-events.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvdOyvpjoiEtDiMDv5ps_E80zpohs9pXrn

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    Molly Dettmann, MLIS (She/Her)
    Teacher Librarian | Norman North High School
    Intellectual Freedom Roundtable Membership Committee Chair 2021-2022 & Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award Committee Member 2021-2023
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  • 2.  RE: IFRT Membership Gathering

    Posted Oct 18, 2021 09:00 AM
    Just a reminder that IFRT's Membership Gathering is this Friday, October 22nd at 4pm-5pm (Central Time). This virtual gathering will feature Banned Books Week show and tell, spooky Intellectual Freedom trivia, and time to chat and meet other IFRT members. Register here:  https://ala-events.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvdOyvpjoiEtDiMDv5ps_E80zpohs9pXrn

    Questions? Want to share your BBW displays/programming for the show and tell? Contact Molly Dettmann (mdettmann@norman.k12.ok.us)

    The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) provides a forum for the discussion of activities, programs, and problems in intellectual freedom of libraries and librarians; serves as a channel of communications on intellectual freedom matters; promotes a greater opportunity for involvement among the members of the ALA in defense of intellectual freedom; and promotes a greater feeling of responsibility in the implementation of ALA policies on intellectual freedom.



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    Molly Dettmann, MLIS (She/Her)
    Teacher Librarian | Norman North High School
    Intellectual Freedom Roundtable Membership Committee Chair 2021-2022 & Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award Committee Member 2021-2023
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  • 3.  RE: IFRT Membership Gathering

    Posted Oct 22, 2021 03:29 PM
    Just a reminder that IFRT's Membership Gathering is happening in THIRTY MINUTES at 4pm-5pm (Central Time). This virtual gathering will feature Banned Books Week show and tell, spooky Intellectual Freedom trivia, and time to chat and meet other IFRT members. Register here, if you haven't already:  https://ala-events.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvdOyvpjoiEtDiMDv5ps_E80zpohs9pXrn

    See you soon!

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    Michael Kirby
    Senior Children's Librarian

    Pelham Parkway-Van Nest
    The New York Public Library
    2147 Barnes Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462
    718.829.5864
    michaelkirby@nypl.org
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  • 4.  RE: IFRT Membership Gathering

    Posted Oct 23, 2021 02:13 PM
    It was a great event! So fun and wonderful to learn from everyone and get feedback on IF issues I have been wondering about as I weed and revamp my school's collection. Mahalo to all who planned and participated!

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    Stephanie Robertson
    Student
    University of Hawai'i at Manoa
    She/Her/Hers
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  • 5.  RE: IFRT Membership Gathering

    Posted Oct 25, 2021 09:01 AM
    Hello IFRT,

    If you attended the All Membership Gathering last Friday, please give us some feedback by filling out the evaluation form  so we can continue to bring these events to the membership and make them better! It was nice virtually seeing everyone!

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    Molly Dettmann, MLIS (She/Her)
    Teacher Librarian | Norman North High School
    Intellectual Freedom Roundtable Membership Committee Chair 2021-2022 & Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award Committee Member 2021-2023
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