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Band Books Display

As a spin off of last week’s Banned Books display, we are now featuring Band Books on the second floor of the library! Regardless of your musical preferences, we have something for everyone.


Banned book review: Looking for Alaska

Written by Ariel Pan

Banned for being sexually explicit, age-inappropriate and containing offensive language, John Green’s Printz Award-winning “Looking for Alaska” was the most challenged book of 2015. 166 more words


Freedom to Read Tag!

As I mentioned in one of my last posts, Banned Books Week was last week in the US, and lo and behold, the awesome Zezee at… 919 more words


Banned Books Week 5th Annual All-Day Read-Aloud Read-a-thon

September 30th, 2016; San Diego, California. The San Diego Central Library is a place where worlds meet, and not just in terms of books. Just a few blocks from the trendy parts of downtown, the library itself is clean, modern, and beautiful, with art scattered on every available surface. 850 more words

Banned Books

Back after an unplanned absence.

Some of you may have noticed that there have been no posts from me this week. It wasn’t a planned absence, but rather a series of unfortunate events. 186 more words

Book Blog

20 Most Memorable Lines from The Catcher in the Rye

Published in 1951, the Catcher in the Rye created a rustle in the literary scene and brought a shock to publishers and readers alike—a novel impact that even after 65 years since its original publication, the book continues to capture attention as… 785 more words

Literary Essays

Banned Books By: Joshua

I do not agree with the banning of books. As a current middle school student, I don’t agree with the banning of reading material. Anyone should be able to read whatever they want no matter what because this is a free country which allows us to read what we want. 184 more words