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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.  Call for IFRT Committee Volunteers

    Posted May 10, 2021 04:33 PM

    [posting on behalf of IFRT chair elect Sam Helmick]

    Would you like to help lead our round table's efforts to support intellectual freedom? The committee volunteer form is now OPEN. We are currently seeking volunteers for the following committees:

    • Bylaws and Organization Committee
    • Coalition Building Committee
    • Eli M. Oboler Memorial Award Committee
    • John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award Committee
    • Membership Promotion Committee
    • Merritt Fund Promotion Committee
    • Nominating Committee
    • Programming and Events Committee
    • Publications & Communications Committee

    There are lots of ways you can get involved and make a difference!

    Learn more and Apply here 

    Fill out the volunteer form before May 17, 2021 to be considered for an appointment. I'm looking forward to working with you,

    Sam Helmick

    Kristin Pekoll, CAE
    Assistant Director
    American Library Association
    Office for Intellectual Freedom

  • 2.  RE: Call for IFRT Committee Volunteers

    Posted May 11, 2021 08:57 AM


    Since I am a Merritt Fund Trustee, I volunteer for the Merritt Fund Committee




    Sara Dallas

    Director – Southern Adirondack Library System

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    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


    518-859-0742 (cell)

    518-584-7300 ext 205




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