Proactively Addressing Challenges to Your Comics Collection

With book challenges sweeping the country, including many targeting award-winning comics, the need for education and resources to properly address them has never been greater.

Join us on Thursday, June 9th at 2pm EDT / 11am PDT, as our panel of experienced librarians and industry professionals — Moni Barrette, Betsy Gomez, Jack Phoenix — present a brief history of comics challenges, and offer a range of proven strategies for reviewing and protecting your collections, your staff, and your community.

  • How to properly evaluate and curate age-appropriate content
  • How to use your Collection Development Policy to respond to challenges
  • Understand intellectual freedom concerns and ramifications of dealing with challenges
  • Identify resources to help defend your collections, community, and staff

The 60-minute presentation will include a live Q&A segment where our panelists will answer attendees’ specific questions submitted via the registration form and during the session.


NOTE: A Certificate of Completion is available with the recording.