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Freedom to Read: Celebrating Banned Books Week

September 28, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT


This event is online only. Did you know that books are banned and challenged in libraries, schools and bookstores every year? Celebrate your freedom to read by celebrating Banned Books Week! This annual event highlights the value of free and open access to information. This program will dive into the reasons why Banned Books Week is celebrated and why the most popular books were challenged or banned. This event will take place over Google Meet.

You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the program. You will need a device with audio and video and an internet connection to join.

Register HERE.


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