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Banned Books Week recap

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 08:14 -- Kelly Bradish

Celebrating the freedom to read is what Banned Books Week is all about, and we hope you've found it informative.

Our Banned Books Week display, buttons and selection of books will stick around for a few days -- feel free to stop in, get a button and check out a banned book!

We join libraries and bookstores around the country to mark this week every year because we want to remind everyone of the importance of open access to information, and the dangers presented by censorship.

More about Banned Books Week:

Blog posts from the week:

Banned Books Week: The Hunger Games

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 00:00 -- Kelly Bradish

Today's featured banned book is The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

 

About Banned Books Week

You've probably heard of Banned Books Week before, but do you know what it's about and why we draw attention to it?

You may not give it much thought, but the freedom to read is an important one. Libraries around the country mark Banned Books Week each year to remind everyone of the importance of open access to information, and the dangers presented by censorship.

As always, we welcome your feedback! Do you know of a book that was challenged in your hometown? Is one of your favorite books among the list of banned or challenged titles? What do you think about banned books? Tell us about it in a comment below or on our Facebook page!

Previous posts:

Banned Books Week: Lord of the Rings

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 00:00 -- Kelly Bradish

Today's featured banned book is the Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.

About Banned Books Week

You've probably heard of Banned Books Week before, but do you know what it's about and why we draw attention to it?

You may not give it much thought, but the freedom to read is an important one. Libraries around the country mark Banned Books Week each year to remind everyone of the importance of open access to information, and the dangers presented by censorship.

As always, we welcome your feedback! Do you know of a book that was challenged in your hometown? Is one of your favorite books among the list of banned or challenged titles? What do you think about banned books? Tell us about it in a comment below or on our Facebook page!

Previous posts:

Banned Books Week: Captain Underpants

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 16:17 -- Kelly Bradish

Today's featured banned books are the Captain Underpants books by Dav Pilkey.

About Banned Books Week

You've probably heard of Banned Books Week before, but do you know what it's about and why we draw attention to it?

You may not give it much thought, but the freedom to read is an important one. Libraries around the country mark Banned Books Week each year to remind everyone of the importance of open access to information, and the dangers presented by censorship.

As always, we welcome your feedback! Do you know of a book that was challenged in your hometown? Is one of your favorite books among the list of banned or challenged titles? What do you think about banned books? Tell us about it in a comment below or on our Facebook page!

Previous posts:

Banned Books Week: Bone

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:54 -- Kelly Bradish

Today's featured banned books are the Bone graphic novels by Jeff Smith.

About Banned Books Week

You've probably heard of Banned Books Week before, but do you know what it's about and why we draw attention to it?

You may not give it much thought, but the freedom to read is an important one. Libraries around the country mark Banned Books Week each year to remind everyone of the importance of open access to information, and the dangers presented by censorship.

As always, we welcome your feedback! Do you know of a book that was challenged in your hometown? Is one of your favorite books among the list of banned or challenged titles? What do you think about banned books? Tell us about it in a comment below or on our Facebook page!

Previous posts:

Banned Books Week: To Kill a Mockingbird

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 08:49 -- Kelly Bradish

Today's featured banned book is To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

About Banned Books Week

You've probably heard of Banned Books Week before, but do you know what it's about and why we draw attention to it?

You may not give it much thought, but the freedom to read is an important one. Libraries around the country mark Banned Books Week each year to remind everyone of the importance of open access to information, and the dangers presented by censorship.

As always, we welcome your feedback! Do you know of a book that was challenged in your hometown? Is one of your favorite books among the list of banned or challenged titles? What do you think about banned books? Tell us about it in a comment below or on our Facebook page!

Previous post:

Banned Books Week: Celebrate the freedom to read!

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