As part of its committment to literacy and principles underlying the freedom to read, in November, 2006, Progressive Librarians Guild supported the bookmobile project of Libros para Cuba (Books for Cuba), a California non-profit organization that will soon have a 501(c)(3) tax status.
See the following links for additional information on Cuba and libraries:
- Access to Information and Intellectual Freedom in Cuba, by the American Library Association and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.
- CUBA-L: IFLA/FAIFE mailing list, directions for subscribing.
- The Cuban debate @ Library Juice.
- Cuban Libraries Solidarity Group
- Cuban Library Links @ Library Juice. Links, news, and essays roughly dating from 1998 onward.
- Freedom to Write, Cuba Campaign, International Pen Writers. Special action materials include explanations of laws used to restrict and silence journalists and writers.
- Intellectual freedom in Cuba, 2003.
The Debate on "Independent Libraries" in Cuba
- ALA Campaign Rebuked at Conference, 2001.
- Cuba and the Myth of the "Independent Libraries", by Lamrani Salim, Z Magazine.
- Discussion on the "Independent" Cuban Libraries, at International Responsibilities Task Force of the American Library Association's Social Responsibilities Round Table. Links to documents discussing the status of Cuban libraries.
- The Friends of Cuban Libraries @ Library Juice.
- Librarians or Dissidents: Critics and Supporters of the Independent Libraries in Cuba Project, by Stuart Hamilton, Progressive Librarian.