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Banned Books, Intellectual Freedom, Libraries, and You

Presented by Cantigny Park at Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL

Mar 09 2023
Banned Books, Intellectual Freedom, Libraries, and You

As part of our Civic Awareness Series and in partnership with The League of Women Voters, Cantigny welcomes Joyce McIntosh for a presentation on the issue of banned books.

Joyce will discuss the current state of challenges throughout the U.S.; how the First Amendment is related to our public and school libraries; and ways that people can advocate on behalf of intellectual freedom in their communities.

Meet the Speaker: Joyce McIntosh is the Assistant Program Director for the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF), an organization dedicated to First Amendment education, litigation, and advocacy. She has worked at the intersection of intellectual freedom,

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Location: Le Jardin

Online participants will receive a Zoom link - registration required.

Contact: (630) 668-5161


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Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189


Cantigny's regular daily parking fee is $5 per car. Parking is free on the first Wednesday of every month. On Saturdays and Sundays, May through September, parking is $10. The $10 rate also applies on Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. Parking is free at all times for Cantigny Park members, Honor Club members, and those attending ticketed events or other fee-based programs.


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