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

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Banned Book Week Events and Resources at Ink-a-Dink Bookstore

Virtual Event

Supporting Banned Book Week Childress Ink Product Development Company and our affiliate online bookstore, Ink-a-Dink.com, brings attention to book banning and reasons why you need to care. We are strongly against book bans of any kind. Rather, these books are needed and necessary and serve as opportunities for much-needed dialog and discussion, a subject I ... Read More

Free

Banned Books Bash

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

We're kicking off Banned Books Week with a bash for all ages from 12:00 -3:00 p.m. Drop in any time, or stay for the day. 12 PM -- Banned Book Tasting Browse our “buffet” of banned books. Take the time and care to evaluate them for yourself 1 PM -- Banned Book “READ OUT” Participate ... Read More

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Banned Books Read-a-Thon

215 Student Un Dr, Johnstown, PA 15904 215 Student Un Dr, Johnstown, PA, United States

Read a short passage from your favorite banned or challenged book to celebrate the freedom to read! Don’t want to read? Join the audience!

We Will Not Be Erased: A Banned Books Event

VAE Raleigh 228 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC, United States

WE WILL NOT BE ERASED: A BANNED BOOKS WEEK EVENT This year has seen a significant rise in the number of books facing challenges and bans, with a notable focus on works authored by Black and LGBTQ+ writers, as reported by PEN America. Adding to these challenges, North Carolina is contending with increased censorship and ... Read More

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