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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Interview, Video “I feel love radiating from every corner.” Samantha Bee interviews beloved author Judy Blume at 92Y

What percentage of your readers would you say cry upon meeting you?”
It was a funny, yet fair, question that Samantha Bee, best known for her more than ten-year-run as a correspondent on The Daily Show, warmly asked a humble Judy Blume, as hundreds of fans looked on. Read more

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