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Celebrating Banned Books Week at Scuppernong Books
October 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EDTFree
Banned Books Week is an annual event that celebrates open access to books in our schools, libraries, and communities. This year, PEN America will be celebrating the week in North Carolina with a full day of activities.
The morning will start at 11am ET with a drag queen sidewalk storytime in partnership with Stonewall Sports – Greensboro. This event will be an hour long, and ideal for curious children and families. Following a lunch break, PEN America will be hosting a sidewalk banned book reading and Pop Up Performance in the afternoon, starting at 2pm ET.
Drag Queen Sidewalk Storytime
11:00am – 12:00pm ET
In partnership with Stonewall Sports – Greensboro
Outdoors | Family and Children’s Event
Banned Out Loud: Sidewalk Banned Book Reading & Pop Up Performance
2:00pm – 4:00pm ET