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Banned Books Week

I’m a huge opponent of banning and censoring literature, as a former Literature major and having pretty liberal parents that didn’t censor my reading.

If you’re rebellious enough and have a desire to defend your freedom to read join the banned/challenged books readathon over at… 59 more words

Samuel Roth, "Prometheus of the Unprintable"

Samuel Roth (1893 –1974) was an American publisher and writer. Yet, he was so much more, as I discovered when I processed the Jay A. Gertzman collection on Samuel Roth, 1926-2014, Ms Coll. 344 more words

Banning Books? by Abbey

Often parents ban books or censor books because they didn’t like the content in it for their child. However they should not be allowed to make decisions in libraries or schools. 218 more words

Banned Books Week

TBT - Banned Books Week

One of my least successful displays (from a circulation perspective). Readers were less inclined to check-out the books, but their interest was piqued (and surprised in some cases) as they turned this display into a bit of a game (the title were written on the back).

Libraries

I fell in love with libraries because they are subversive.

It was Banned Books Week that inspired me to be a librarian.

I was a student at North Idaho College, and I was meandering through the… 244 more words

Journal

Taking Action to stay relevant

For most of us, the library is a place that is avoided unless given an express reason to go. Whether it be to study, find research materials or attend an event, there is typically something that has to spur us into action before we will set foot in a library. 366 more words

Libraries

Classics Being Banned By: Kate

           What are differences between Catherine and David’s
needs, why do David’s needs always come before Catherine’s needs? David has
autism and that does make things harder but should he be getting everything he wants? 201 more words

Opinion