How To Prepare for Book Challenges

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About the Book Challenge Toolkit 

CSLA's Intellectual Freedom Committe and the California State Library (CLA) collaborted on this 5-step toolkit to guide teacher librarians, library staff, and administrators in creating clear, equitable, and transparent policies and procedures for selecting materials for school libraries and for addressing questions or challenges to those materials.  This effort is in alighment with the principles of librarianship creating equity and protecting intellectual freedom.


Download the full toolkit here


Special thanks to our CSLA/CSL Team:

Jenn Roush, Assistant Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District

Sasha Kinney, District Librarian, Folsom Cordova Unified School District

Fran Prather, Teacher Librarian, Oceanside Unified School District

Kathryn Levenson, Teacher Librarian, Piedmont High School Library

Lisa Cheby, Education Librarian, California State University Northridge

Jeff Barbosa, CSL Communications Director


Greg Lucas, California State Librarian