Banned Books Week

Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Sept. 21-27, 2014

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Oct 17 2014 - 4:25pm

On Wednesday, October 22nd, please join the Freedom to Read Foundation and other sponsors of Banned Books Week for a look back at some of the fun, provocative, and engaging events that celebrated our freedom to read.

Cameron Post Cover
Sep 26 2014 - 11:16am

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Jeff Smith, author of BONE
Sep 24 2014 - 5:56pm

We are already halfway through Banned Books Week, and the response has been overwhelming! There have been so many events, articles, and conversations that it's hard to keep up. Once again the creativity of those marking this occasion continues to impress.Here are just a few standouts:

Sep 23 2014 - 10:46am

Booksellers around the country have joined with librarians, publishers, writers, teachers and other advocates of the freedom to read in kicking off the latest celebration of Banned Books Week.  Hundreds have created displays of banned and challenged titles, and many have organized events.  Books Inc., an independent bookseller in San Francisco, has

Jonathan Hill Poster
Sep 22 2014 - 2:44pm

Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, is here! From New York to Alaska, libraries, schools, bookstores and book-loving individuals across the country are fighting back against censorship and saying yes to their right to read.

Sep 18 2014 - 2:21pm

This post was written by Donald Parker, a former high school social studies teacher, a longtime ACLU member, and co-coordinator of the Long Island Coalition against Censorship (which was active from 1982 to 2010). It will soon by published by Anton Newspapers, a chain of local weeklies on Long Island. 

Aug 22 2014 - 10:36am

Is your library, school or bookstore putting on an event for Banned Books Week this year? If so, we want to hear about it! Just fill out this simple form and let us know what you are organizing.