Tracie Hall- Access Matters: Public Health Impacts of Book Censorship

Date & Time

October 31


  • Van Pelt Library

On behalf of the Penn Center for Public Health and Penn Libraries we would like to invite you to join us on 10/31 for a talk with former Director of the American Libraries Association, Tracie Hall! This event titled “Access Matters: A conversation with Tracie Hall on the public health impacts of book censorship” will be a hybrid event, held in Kislak Pavillion in the Van Pelt Library (3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104) and on Zoom on 10/31 from 12pm to 1pm. Tracie Hall is a national leader in the discussion about book censorship and the former director of the American Library Association. In this event, we will explore the detrimental effects of book censorship on public health. Don’t forget October is Health Literacy month. Mark your calendars and be part of this crucial discussion!

Event Details

When | October 31st from 12pm-1pm

Where | Kislak Pavillion, Van Pelt Library (3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104) or on Zoom

What | A conversation with Tracie Hall, former Director of the American Libraries Association

How to register

For in person registration please visit here

For Zoom registration please visit here

*Please note: Registration is REQUIRED. You will not be permitted to attend the event without prior registration. Please only register for either the in person registration or the virtual Zoom option.


If you have any questions about the event, please email We hope to see you there on 10/31!