1967

The Office for Intellectual Freedom established.

"Social movements are used to change existing social patterns. Causes may be promoted through the actions of individual librarians or by the work of social institutions like the American Library Association.

The role of the American Library Association in the social movement was reflected in a number of actions during the 1960s. For example, the Office for Intellectual Freedom was established in 1967 and the Freedom to Read Foundation was recreated in 1969." Read more from the History of Libraries