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Banned Books Read-In with the Shimer Great Books School
September 21, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm CDTFree
In defiance of recent and ongoing book bannings, we’ll be occupying and reading to the main room of Oesterle Library on Wednesday, September 21, at 5:00 pm. All are welcome to converse, eat some dinner (on us!), and read a selection out loud from your favorite banned book. If you’d like to read but aren’t sure what to bring, the Oesterle librarians will have some of their favorite banned books on display for the event.
The vast majority of the Shimer School’s curriculum has been challenged or banned throughout history. Someone doesn’t want to read what you’ve been reading, and I think that’s a pretty good reason to read it.
If you’d like to make your presence official, you can follow the registration link here.