1995 FTRF Roll of Honor inductee J. Dennis Day
About J. Dennis Day
Dennis, along with Judith Krug, was a recipient of the 1995 Roll of Honor Award.
Dennis was the director of the Salt Lake City Public Library for 19 years. He served as president of the Freedom to Read Foundation from 1986-1987 and was also former chair of ALA's Intellectual Freedom Committee. He was founder and executive director of the Snowbird Leadership Institute, a training program for young librarians.
News & Features
J. Dennis Day obituary
Utah Library Association "Essays in Honor of Its Centennial" (see esp. pp. 27-28)
Roll of Honor Citation
HANK YOU, J. Dennis Day, for devoting your distinguished career in librarianship to the cause of intellectual freedom.
Thank you for more than a decade of service to the Freedom to Read Foundation Board, including terms as President, Treasurer, Executive Committee member, and member or chair of the Executive, Finance, Membership, and Roll of Honor Committees.
Thank you for providing, through your devotion to the fundamental principles which define the Foundation's mission, crucial guidance to the Foundation's Board in selecting the best course of action when faced with difficult choices and challenges.
Thank you for acting as the Foundation's guiding star -- helping the Foundation develop and maintain its mission, defending fundamental rights, and preserving and protecting access to information from all points of view.
Gordon M. Conable, President
Barbara Froling Immroth, Vice-President