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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

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Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment.  Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States. (from http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/bannedbooksweek/index.cfm)

To learn more, view the Banned Books Week Webinar below to

  • discover why some popular titles have been banned,
  • learn about the different ways a book can be censored,
  • hear stories about students who stood up for the freedom to read, and
  • find out how YOU can celebrate Banned Books Week