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 Book Essay Contest

hello again books 411 brevard ave, cocoa, FL, United States

Essay contest details:  Topic: What is your favorite banned book? Why? What's a banned book, you ask? Check this out: American Library Association list of banned books Who can enter?: Current High school students in Brevard County, Florida Evaluation criteria: Understanding of the topic Original thinking on the topic Effectiveness in presenting a point of view ... Read More


Banned Comic Books

St. Louis Public Library - Central Library 1301 Olive St., St. Louis, MO, United States

Who’s afraid of comic books? Book bans across Missouri and the U.S. have often targeted graphic novels and comic books, especially those that depict issues of gender, sexuality and race. New Missouri laws will punish educators and school librarians who provide restricted materials to students with fines and jail time. This event considers banned comic books ... Read More