Monday, September 21, 2015

Read Out! Against Censorship, Sept 30

Banned Books Week Celebration
Wednesday, September 30, 11:30am-1:30pm
The Pulse

What is Banned Books Week?
Banned Books Week is an annual event to highlight censorship & celebrate the freedom to read. For more information about Banned Books Week, visit this American Library Association website.

People try to ban books?!
Yes, thousands of books are challenged in libraries every year. The most challenged book of 2014? The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (which is in our collection, check it out). Read about the top 10 challenged books of 2014.

What is a Read Out?
A Read Out is an event where members of the community read passages of their favorite banned books.

How do I participate? You can participate by attending or by reading. Sign up to read here.

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