Celebrating the Freedom to Read: September 24 - September 30, 2017

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Sep 14 2016 - 10:18am

Seven bookstores across the country are having events on the same night to celebrate diversity and Banned Books Week.

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? Join ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom during this FREE WEBINAR to discover 50 ideas, tips, and resources to have a successful Banned Books Week. Wednesday, August 10, 2016 @ 1pm CST

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Books Week partner, We Need Diverse Books (WNDB), is running a short story contest for one story from a previously unpublished diverse author to be included in a Young Adult WNDB Anthology titled LIFT OFF. The winner will also receive a payment of $1,000.00 US.

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. Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will run from September 25−October 1, 2016, and will be observed in thousands of libraries, schools, bookstores and other community settings across the nation and the world.

Oct 23 2015 - 1:00pm

Why are Young Adult books banned?

Sherman Alexie Cover
Sep 30 2015 - 1:23pm

This case study is brought to you by our sponsor National Coalition Against Censorship.

An 'Absolutely True' Absurdity

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