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Intellectual Freedom and the Freedom to Read: Not Just For One Week a Year

Banned BooksThis year September 22-28 is Banned Books Week! Each year the library community celebrates the freedom to read, and reminds us of our right to seek out, express, and share ideas, even those that may be unorthodox or unpopular.  This week we showcase banned books – many of them familiar classics or modern favorites – that have been challenged or banned because of the ideas they contain, and we reaffirm our commitment to fighting censorship. Continue reading Intellectual Freedom and the Freedom to Read: Not Just For One Week a Year

10 Banned Books We Read and Re-Read | Challenged and Banned Books

Banned booksWith great accolades and attention often comes challenges. These ten often-challenged or banned books pushed the envelope – and are always worth a re-read.  10 Banned Books We Read and Re-Read | Challenged and Banned Books features a large selection of “banned” classics to remember and enjoy this week during Banned Books Week.

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