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 in Duncans Mills, California

Poet's Corner Book Shop Duncans Mills Village 25195 B Street, Duncans Mills, CA, United States

Banned Books Week launches in Duncans Mills at Poet's Corner Book Shop on Thursday, September 15th. Live music, author readings, and more. Third Thursday in Duncans Mills honors Banned Books Week.


Banned Books & Forbidden Beverages

Adventure Ink 108 E. Main St, Milan, MI, United States

Join us for a night of banned books and forbidden beverages! In celebration of the upcoming Banned Books Week, we will be hosting a 21+ event that will begin with an exclusive cocktail hour at the super secret speakeasy “The 9,” located at the Owl Morning ‘Til Night. Local Cocktail Historian and owner of Liquor ... Read More


Bannned Books Giveaway

Montana State University Library MSU Centennial Mall, Bozeman, MT, United States

This year, Montana State University Library is celebrating Banned Books Week with a banned and challenged books giveaway. Students are invited to stop by the library to get a free book and talk with librarians about the ways books unite us and censorship divides us. Students can also write a postcard to their favorite banned ... Read More


Banned Books Read-In at North Central College

Oesterle Library at North Central College 320 School Street, Naperville, IL, United States

Celebrate your favorite banned books out loud with the Shimer Great Books School! The Shimer Great Books School at North Central College invites you to a “read-in” in our Oesterle Library and Learning Commons. Bring a selection from your favorite banned book to read out loud, discuss with Shimer students and faculty, and learn more ... Read More