NH Public Library Reconsideration Policy Samples (includes both materials and programs):
Goffstown Public Library (goffstownlibrary.com) - Collection Development Policy, which includes their Request for Reconsideration form/policy
Library Policies | Wadleigh Memorial Library (wadleighlibrary.org) - scroll down to Request for Reconsideration of Materials or Programs policy link, and the link for their Request for Reconsideration form
Nesmith Library (Windham) Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials or Programs (March 2022) - see pdf linked below
NH Public Library PROGRAM Policy & Reconsideration Form Samples
Jaffrey Public Library Program Policy (March 2022): programpolicy_final_march2022.pdf (townofjaffrey.com)
Newbury Public Library Programming Policy and Request for Reconsideration (November 2021) - see pdf linked below, section VIII
NH Public Library COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT Policy & MATERIALS Reconsideration Form Samples
Jaffrey Public Library Collection Development Policy (April 2017): collection_development_policy.pdf (townofjaffrey.com) (Request for Reconsideration policy/form included)
Newbury Public Library Collection Development Policy & Reconsideration Procedure (November 2021) - see pdf linked below, section VII
A Template for Talking with School and Library Boards About Book Bans, 8/5/2022: A Template for Talking with School and Library Boards About Book Bans: Book Censorship News, August 5, 2022 (bookriot.com)
EveryLibrary Institute web page on the Utah AG memo regarding school library materials, minors, and SCOTUS case law: Utah AG Publishes Clear Guidance Protecting School Libraries From Censorship - EveryLibrary Institute
UTAH Attorney General Memo, 5/4/2022 - see below for pdf document
ALA Resources Regarding Book/Program Challenges: Fight Censorship | Advocacy, Legislation & Issues (ala.org)
Terms & Definitions Related to Intellectual Freedom & Censorship: if_censorship_terms_definitions_united_for_libraries.pdf (ala.org)
Materials Challenges: Key Policies to Review & Revise: materials_challenges_key_library_policies_to_review_and_revise_united_for_libraries.pdf (ala.org)
Right to Freedom from Discrimination in Public Workplaces and Education, section 354-A:29 from HB2 (June 2021) - see pdf below.
Guidance regarding "divisive concepts" legislation from NH Attorney General's Office (7/21/2021): faq-public-government.pdf (nh.gov)
Education Week, 7/15/2021 - "Map - Where Critical Race Theory is Under Attack"
KCCI Des Moines, IA 6/30/2021 - "With 'divisive concepts' law set to take effect, analyst explains critical race theory controversy"
US News, 6/23/2021 - "Bills Banning Critical Race Theory Advance in States Despite Its Absence in Many Classrooms"
New Hampshire Bulletin, 7/21/2021 "State releases 'divisive concepts' guidance for educators, public employees"
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