Banned Books Week

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

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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.

Banned Books Week Handbook
Jul 2 2014 - 10:18am

Celebrate the Freedom to Read With CBLDF’s New Banned Books Week Handbook!

Jun 10 2014 - 11:04am

The Freedom to Read Foundation (Twitter: @ftrf) is pleased to announce the seven winners of 2014 Banned Books Week event grants via FTRF's Judith F.

I read banned comics
Jun 4 2014 - 11:03am

The national Banned Books Week planning committee, today announced that this year’s celebration of the freedom to read will emphasize a thematic focus on comics and graphic novels. This year’s Banned Books Week, Sept.

Judith F. Krug
Mar 26 2014 - 3:08pm

Applications for Banned Books Week 2014 event grants via the Freedom to Read Foundation's Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund are now open.  Applications will be accepted through April 30. Click here to apply: http://www.ftrf.org/?2014_KrugBBW.
Here are the application guidelines:

Sep 27 2013 - 2:39pm

The Banned Books Week Hero spotlight of the day goes to student activist, Isaiah Zukowski, from Emmaus, PA for taking action when the school board considered a challenge to Prep, by Curtis Sittenfeld and Electric Kool Aid Acid Test, by Tom Wolfe, both summer reading books.