Featured-LL, Listening Library LISTEN to a new message from Judy Blume on the freedom to read and FOREVER…

Just in time for Banned Books Week, Judy Blume stepped into the studio to record the introduction of the first-ever audiobook release of FOREVER…, her beloved bestseller that has often been challenged in schools and libraries. Hear what Judy Blume has to say about her longtime passion for supporting our freedom to read (and listen!) and why “librarians can save lives.”
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Promotions & Events, Promotions & Events Banned Books Week: Listen to Judy Blume Talk About Censorship

When Judy Blume began writing 50 years ago, she didn’t realize she would become one of the most banned writers in America, and that many of her books, including Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret would be censored by schools and libraries. Read more

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Featured, Featured-LL, Promotions & Events, Promotions & Events Celebrate the freedom to listen on Banned Books Week 2018

Sound off on censorship! Join the national literary community from September 23 through September 29, 2018 to celebrate your right to hear powerful stories. The 2018 theme is “Banning Books Silences Stories. Speak Out!” As the ALA reminds us, censorship succeeds when no one talks about it. Encourage readers to raise their megaphones and speak out for banned books. And of course, audiobooks are the perfect way to truly give these banned books a voice. Read more

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