The Friends of the Ocee Library is a non-profit group whose purpose is to promote general knowledge of library services and to provide financial assistance for special library needs and events.

If you have specific questions about Ocee Library, phone the library at 770-360-8897 or visit http://www.afpls.org/

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Are you with the Banned?

The American Library Association condemns censorship and works to ensure free access to information. Their Office for Intellectual Freedom promotes awareness of challenges to library materials and celebrates freedom of speech during Banned Books Week. This year, Banned Books Week is 22-28 September.

Visit this interactive infographic to learn the difference between banned & challenged books, the reasons books are challenged, see how many banned books from the last decade you've read, and more.

View the 2012-2013 Shortlist of banned/challenged books.