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? Let us know about it, and we’ll share it here for the world to find!

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Banned Books Week with Redux Society

Redux Society 215 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO

Banned Books Week is an annual event that celebrates open access to books in our schools, libraries, and communities. This is Redux Society's first year participating, and we have a full week of Book Bingo, Book Discussions, and more! As an LGBT+, BIPOC, and Woman-owned bookstore, it is more important than ever to raise these ... Read More


Banned Book Party

Jervis Public Library 613 North Washington Street, Rome, NY

Join us on the library lawn for an educational celebration of banned and challenged books. There will be games and activities relating to banned books with fun prizes and more. Listen to banned children's books, create your own blackout poem, and learn about how the library bill of rights stands in opposition to censorship of ... Read More


Banned Books Week Trivia Night

Champion Brewing Company 324 6th St. SE, Charlottesville, VA

Join library staff at Champion Brewery for chances to win prizes based on your knowledge of banned books. Teams of up to 4 can work together. Library staff will have copies of banned books on hand and passages from banned books will be read aloud between trivia rounds.


Banned Books Social

Booksweet 1729 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

Banned Books Week (9/18-9/24) is an annual national celebration of our freedom to read. Join Booksweet on Saturday, September 24 at 7 pm for a Banned Books Social! Fun includes: Banned Book Party Games – low stress, lots of fun, and a great way to meet fellow book enthusiasts Delicious snacks and iced tea from our neighbors at Exotic Bakeries ... Read More