Every year, bookstores, libraries, universities, and organizations host engaging programs that spotlight censorship.

Are you hosting an event for Banned Books Week? Putting up a display? Click here to let us know about it, and we’ll share it here for the world to find! (Please note: Your event will not appear right away. A moderator will post as soon as possible.)

If you are organizing a virtual event, choose “Virtual Event” for the venue. If it is an in-person event, please provide complete address and time information, as well as contact information so we can send queries for clarification. Otherwise, we cannot guarantee your event will display correctly. Thank you!

If you have any questions, please email coordinator@bannedbooksweek.org

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Poetics of the Archive: An Evening with Nikky Finney and Robin Coste Lewis

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Community Read-In for Banned Books Week

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The 2023 Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival

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Unstoppable Stories: A Banned Books Festival

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The National Hispanic Media Coalition Presents: The Burning of Democracy | A Banned Books Discussion (Virtual)

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PEN Presents: Free the Books

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PEN America at the 2023 Brooklyn Book Festival

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On Censorship with James LaRue

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Authors and Advocates on Fighting Book Bans

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Woman Life Freedom – with Malu Halasa & guests

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LeVar Burton LIVE on Facebook in Conversation with Da’Taeveyon Daniels

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Rally for the Right to Read: A Banned Books Week Event

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Carmen Maria Machado on Banned Books

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Author Series: Lydia Conklin & Rainbow, Rainbow

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Freedom to Read: NYC Library Leaders on Censorship & Photographs by Kimberly Butler

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Banned Camp Presents: The Magic Power of Reading

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Maus, Banned Books, and the First Amendment

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Freedom to Read Storytime

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Florida’s War on Books

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Free Expression and Schools

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