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Let Freedom Read! Two special podcast episodes for #BannedBooksWeek

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This week, in honor of Banned Books Week 2023, TLA is delighted to present two special podcast episodes.

Jeannette Davies of the San Antonio Public Library interviews Leila Green Little and Diane Moster, two of the plaintiffs in the Little vs. Llano County civil lawsuit, in this fascinating conversation. Little and Moster are two of the seven plaintiffs in the lawsuit; all seven received the Sam G. Whitten Intellectual Freedom Award from the Texas Library Association for their outstanding work for intellectual freedom. Read more about them.



Jessica Silva, Faculty Librarian at Austin Community College, interviews #FReadom Fighters Becky Calzada and Carolyn Foote about founding a grassroots movement for intellectual freedom that continues to gain strength and supporters as the book ban battles escalate. Calzada and Foote talk about how the #FReadom movement started, who inspired them and how they gained experience as advocates. Read the PEOPLE article about them.