Events

2009 Banned Books Week

Celebrate YOUR Freedom to read and right to choose your book during Banned Books Week, September 3 to October 3.

Most of the books featured during Banned Books Week were not banned due to the efforts of librarians who fought to keep them in their collections.  Just imagine how many more books might be challenged—and possibly banned or restricted—if librarians, teachers, and booksellers did not use Banned Books Week each year to teach the importance of our First Amendment rights.

If you are curious about the books that made the “Frequently Challenged Books” list, check out the American Library Association’s web site:

http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/banned/frequentlychallenged/index.cfm

And check out the display of banned books located in Preston Library’s lobby.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s