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