Banned Books Week 2018

Banned Books Week 2018

Did you know that ELEANOR & PARK, SOME GIRLS ARE, and THIS ONE SUMMER have all been banned or challenged? Censorship is happening and it is infringing on the right of readers. Good thing librarians fight for our fREADdom! Banned Books Week (Sept 23-29) is happening now and it’s the perfect time to re-read and recommend all […]

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Banned Books Week 2017

Banned Books Week 2017

Did you know that ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell was the 10th most challenged book of 2016? It’s true! Censorship is happening and it is infringing on the right of readers. Good thing librarians fight for our FREADOM! Banned Books Week (Sept 24-30) is happening now and it’s the perfect time to re-read and recommend […]

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Banned Books Week 2016

Banned Books Week 2016

Happy Banned Books Week, lovely librarians! This is the week (Sept 25 – Oct. 1) to re-read and recommend all your favorite banned and challenged books. This year’s theme is diversity and the lovely folks at BBW have put together a list of frequently challenged books with diverse content, as well as resources for librarians […]

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Banned Books Week 2015

Banned Books Week 2015

Happy Banned Books Week! This year’s theme is Young Adult fiction, and what better time to have Courtney Summers’s SOME GIRLS ARE challenged?! A South Carolina high school pulled the book off its freshman summer reading list after a parent complained about the content; the response from librarians and readers across the country against this action […]

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Banned Books Week 2014!

Banned Books Week 2014!

Welcome to Banned Books Week, librarian friends! This is the week to re-read and recommend all your favorite banned and challenged books. And if you’re feeling inspired to read aloud, we highly recommend that you submit a banned book reading video to the Virtual Read-Out page on YouTube. Make sure to join the conversation on […]

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