Celebrating the Freedom to Read: September 25- October 1, 2016

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Banned Books Week 2016 Celebrates Diversity

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Banned Books Week Webinar American Library Association
Aug 4 2016 - 9:25am

Tired of the same old displays and yellow caution tape? Want to engage your community with thoughtful programming and information about the freedom to read?

Jul 26 2016 - 8:19am

 Countdown: 60 more days until Banned Books Week!Save the Date! September 25th - October 1st, 2016

CBS This Morning
Jul 22 2016 - 3:52pm

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/books-under-attack/ In May, CBS This Morning invited American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom Director, Jamie LaRue, to their New York studies for an interview on Banned Books. "I think it's the outsider," Larue said.

Jul 7 2016 - 9:36am

2016 Banned Books Week partner, We Need Diverse Books (WNDB), is running a short story contest for one story from a previously unpublished diverse author to be included in a Young Adult WNDB Anthology titled LIFT OFF.

Top Ten List
Apr 11 2016 - 10:38am

(Cross posted from the Intellectual Freedom blog by the ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom)

Beloved
Apr 11 2016 - 10:28am

ALA Diverse Content Infographic
Feb 23 2016 - 10:29am

Why are so many diverse books banned? The 2016 celebration of Banned Books Week will examine this important question as part of its thematic focus on diversity, the event's national coalition announced today.