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Is Banned Books Week Still Necessary?

Slate contributor Ruth Graham recently authored an article on Banned Books Week (which took place from September 27th to October 3rd this year), writing that the event is unnecessary in our world today. 1,046 more words


Follow-Up to Banned Books Week at the Charlotte Law Library

A Poll

Every September since 1982, the library world celebrates the freedom to read by creating programming around Banned Books Week. At Charlotte School of Law Library, we created displays, blog posts, signage, and held a Read Out to raise awareness of the issue of books being challenged and banned. 206 more words


Dangerous Literature: In Celebration of Banned Books Week

Okay I know I’m a couple of weeks late to this.  I honestly didn’t know banned books week was coming up until it was already gone.   783 more words

Dylan Nordberg


Mr. Ware’s English classes visited the library to learn about Banned Books. We started off by playing a Kahoot, and students learned terms like banned and challenged as well as seeing some titles that have been banned. 42 more words

Freshman Academy

Do *you* read banned books? (Probably, yes.)

Have you finished your banned book yet?

If you started reading during Banned Books Week (Sept. 27 through Oct. 3), maybe not. Some of those titles run long. 523 more words

Round Up!

First, a quick note for fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones series, an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. … 497 more words


An Interview with Kelly Jensen

I recently had the privilege of talking to Kelly Jensen, former librarian and current editor at the wonderful book culture site Bookriot. Kelly has been in the book-savvy press lately for responding brilliantly to an attempted ban on the young adult novel… 40 more words

Books Discussed Elsewhere