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The 2023 Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival

Chappaqua Train Station Allen Place, Chappaqua, NY, United States

The 10th Anniversary of The Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival  The 10th Anniversary of the Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival (CCBF) will take place on Saturday, September 30, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Chappaqua Train Station in Chappaqua, New York. This year’s Festival will be the largest one yet, with 180 authors in attendance ... Read More

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Loutit District Library Banned Books Display

Loutit District Library 407 Columbus Avenue, Grand Haven, MI, United States

The Loutit District is celebrating Banned Books "Week" for the entire month of October! We have a wonderful interactive educational display for patrons to learn more about book challenges and bans. In addition to our display, book recommendations, and Banned Book programming, we are also hosting a Beanstack reading challenge to get patrons involved! There ... Read More

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AFT New Mexico Celebrates Banned Books Week!

Virtual Event

AFT New Mexico is spending this week celebrating banned books and our fervent support of ensuring all students and Americans have the freedom to read what they choose! As educators, we know protecting our students’ right to read is a value we all share. To support our week of celebrations, we are doing the following: ... Read More

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Banned Book Sale and Display

Recycle Read Repeat 208 CHERRY ST, NORRISTOWN, PA, United States

Stop by Recycle Read Repeat in Norristown, Pennsylvania, located at 208 Cherry St. We are an independent used bookstore, women-owned and located in our home town! Stop in to see our display and get discounts on all banned books we have in stock! We are open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays ... Read More

Banned Books Week at Cranbury Public Library

Cranbury Public Library 30 Park Place W, Cranbury, NJ, United States

Cranbury Pubic Library is celebrating Banned Books Week all month long. We've compiled a reading list of the top 101 most banned and challenged books in our collection. We're encouraging everyone to read at least one book from the list this month, and all participants will receive a Let Freedom Read bookmark from the ALA ... Read More

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Banned Books Week Promo

Ballast Book Company 409 Pacific Ave Ste 202, Bremerton, WA, United States

Purchase any banned or challenged book from Ballast Book Company in Bremerton, Washington, or donate to PEN America, and receive a free tote bag!

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Banned Book Sale and Display

Recycle Read Repeat 208 CHERRY ST, NORRISTOWN, PA, United States

Stop by Recycle Read Repeat in Norristown, Pennsylvania, located at 208 Cherry St. We are an independent used bookstore, women-owned and located in our home town! Stop in to see our display and get discounts on all banned books we have in stock! We are open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays ... Read More

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Banned Book Sale and Display

Recycle Read Repeat 208 CHERRY ST, NORRISTOWN, PA, United States

Stop by Recycle Read Repeat in Norristown, Pennsylvania, located at 208 Cherry St. We are an independent used bookstore, women-owned and located in our home town! Stop in to see our display and get discounts on all banned books we have in stock! We are open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays ... Read More

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Banned Book Sale and Display

Recycle Read Repeat 208 CHERRY ST, NORRISTOWN, PA, United States

Stop by Recycle Read Repeat in Norristown, Pennsylvania, located at 208 Cherry St. We are an independent used bookstore, women-owned and located in our home town! Stop in to see our display and get discounts on all banned books we have in stock! We are open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays ... Read More

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Banned Book Sale and Display

Recycle Read Repeat 208 CHERRY ST, NORRISTOWN, PA, United States

Stop by Recycle Read Repeat in Norristown, Pennsylvania, located at 208 Cherry St. We are an independent used bookstore, women-owned and located in our home town! Stop in to see our display and get discounts on all banned books we have in stock! We are open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays ... Read More

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Banned Book Sale and Display

Recycle Read Repeat 208 CHERRY ST, NORRISTOWN, PA, United States

Stop by Recycle Read Repeat in Norristown, Pennsylvania, located at 208 Cherry St. We are an independent used bookstore, women-owned and located in our home town! Stop in to see our display and get discounts on all banned books we have in stock! We are open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays ... Read More

Banned Books Week TRIVIA

Hygge House Books 57 East Main St., Westborough, MA, United States

We are celebrating our freedom to read with Banned Books Trivia in the store on Friday, October 6! Grab a group of free-minded souls to test your knowledge of history, culture, and censorship as it pertains to banned and challenged books. Teams will spread out throughout the store and take part in 5 rounds of ... Read More

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Banned Book Sale and Display

Recycle Read Repeat 208 CHERRY ST, NORRISTOWN, PA, United States

Stop by Recycle Read Repeat in Norristown, Pennsylvania, located at 208 Cherry St. We are an independent used bookstore, women-owned and located in our home town! Stop in to see our display and get discounts on all banned books we have in stock! We are open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays ... Read More

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Book Giveaway!

Sidecar Home Market 100 S Woodland Blvd, DeLand, DeLand, FL, United States

In response to book bans throughout Florida and the United States, local pride organizations, nonprofits, and businesses in DeLand, Florida, are coming together to hold a book giveaway for all ages at Sidecar Home Market in Downtown DeLand. Special thanks to Sidecar Home Market, The DeLand Quakers, The West Volusia Beacon, The Muse Bookshop, The ... Read More

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