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Intellectual Freedom Guide for Massachusetts Libraries: Home

Resources for Massachusetts Libraries to promote intellectual freedom and respond to challenges

How to Respond to a Challenge

Report a Challenge

Email the MLA Intellectual Freedom and Social Responsibility Committee at to report a challenge in your library.

School Libraries

Essential Resources

Collection Development & Reconsideration Policies

Make sure to regularly update your collection development and reconsideration policies.

Laws Related to Intellectual Freedom

First Amendment Audits

Media Interactions

For Library Trustees


Request materials from the Massachusetts Library System's Professional Collection