First Annual IFRT Meeting

For Immediate Release
Fri, 03/12/2021


Kristin Pekoll

Staff Liaison

Intellectual Freedom Round Table

American Library Association


The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) invites all current members to attend its First All Member Gathering of IFRT on Friday, April 30, 2021, from 3-4pm (Central Time). This virtual gathering will feature an overview of IFRT's current and vital work that supports the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment. It will feature ways members can get more involved in the defense of intellectual freedom, And, it will include fun trivia where members can win giveaways.

Current members can register for this virtual gathering here. Questions? Contact Johannah Genett:

Members of the Membership Committee are: Chair Johannah Genett, Hennepin County Library; Darcy Armstrong, Eckhart Public Library; Jeremy Brett, Texas A & M University Cushing Memorial Library; Brittany Broz, East Baton Rouge Parish Library; Rhonda Evans, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (NYPL), and Ray James.

The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) provides a forum for the discussion of activities, programs and problems in intellectual freedom of libraries and librarians; serves as a channel of communications on intellectual freedom matters; promotes a greater opportunity for involvement among the members of the ALA in defense of intellectual freedom; promotes a greater feeling of responsibility in the implementation of ALA policies on intellectual freedom. @IFRT_ALA