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

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NYC Day Of Action: Protect The Freedom To Read!

Virtual Event

2023 has seen a steep rise in book bans and censorship in classrooms and school libraries across the United States. Queens Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and the New York Public Library are dedicated to free and open access to information and knowledge—a mission that is directly opposed to censorship. On Wednesday, October 4, during ... Read More

Freedom to Read: NYC Library Leaders on Censorship & Photographs by Kimberly Butler

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), 7th Floor Event Center 455 5th Ave, New York, United States

Join The New York Public Library during Banned Books Week for a discussion about censorship in literature and the pivotal role public libraries play in championing the right to access a range of perspectives and ideas. Plus, discover photographs by Kimberly Butler, whose work explores censorship and banned books through visual media. This event will take ... Read More