Intellectual Freedom

Current Members | Resources

freedom_of_speechWe stand for the opportunity for all Utahns to read, view, listen, speak, write, or think freely. 

If you know of a situation where such an opportunity is being withheld or obstructed, especially in regard to Utah libraries, please contact the committee officers listed below.

Inform yourself and those around you!

Read ALA’s Library Bill of Rights  and Freedom to Read Statement.

We rely on librarians, educators, and the public to report censorship. If you have encountered censorship and book challenges in your library or school, please help us by using ALA’s Challenge Reporting form.

Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2020

Current Officers

Co-Chair: Debbie Short, Utah Valley University Fulton Library

Co-Chair: Katie Wegner, Summit County Library

Join the Intellectual Freedom Committee

1. Login to your Wild Apricot account.

2. Click on your name in the top right hand corner to view your profile.

3. Click on the “Edit profile” button.

4. Under the “Committees” section, check the box next to “Intellectual Freedom”.

5. Click “Save”.