RESOURCE HIGHLIGHT: Book Resumes
Unite Against Banned Books has created a free collection of book resumes to help defend books from censorship. A book resume includes the book synopsis, reviews/praise, awards, resources, responses to challenges and/or note on age range for a title. These are a valuable resource can be a useful tool when facing a book challenge.
- Challenge checklist - These help guide the process of dealing with a challenge. Please review this to be sure your library is prepared.
- Reporting - Please report all challenges to these organizations:
- Selection & Reconsideration Policy Toolkit for Public, School, & Academic Libraries
- NH Public Library Collection Development and Reconsideration Policy Samples
- Peterborough Town Library
Patron privacy and confidentiality:
- NH Law on patron privacy
- Right to Know and Libraries slideshow by New Hampshire Attorney, Natch Greyes
- Privacy Field Guides
- Guidelines and Checklists
- ALA Policy
Hateful Conduct in Libraries: Supporting Library Workers and Patrons