The freedom to read is essential to our democracy.
The freedom to view, along with the freedom to speak, to hear, and to read, is protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. In a free society, there is no place for censorship of any medium of expression.
La libertad de lectura es fundamental para nuestra democracia.
La libertad de ver, junto con la libertad de hablar, oír y leer está protegida por la primera enmienda de la constitución de Estados Unidos. En una sociedad libre, no hay lugar para la censura de ningún medio de expresión.
Phoenix Public Library strives to provide a library environment in which all customers can have a positive and safe experience. Customers should be able to enjoy library facilities and activities free from disruptive behavior, harassment, intimidation, and threats to safety and well-being. All customers are expected to behave in a manner consistent with this policy.