Seven bookstores across the country are having events on the same night to celebrate diversity and Banned Books Week.
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
Countdown: 60 more days until Banned Books Week!Save the Date! September 25th - October 1st, 2016
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.
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.
Why are Young Adult books banned?