Policy Hearing – Freedom to Read: The Unsettling Increase of Censorship in our Libraries and Schools
October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
As chairs of their respective Policy Committees, Senator Katie Muth and Rep. Ryan Bizarro will join Senator Amanda Cappelletti and Rep. Paul Friel to co-host a public hearing on Thursday, October 5 to address the alarming trend of book banning in public and school libraries across the Commonwealth. The hearing will feature expert testimony that focuses on educational and economic impacts of book bans as well as the tactics used by interest groups to target and ban specific books.
This hearing will be held in the House Majority Caucus Room in Harrisburg, with a virtual option for those who wish to participate virtually.