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Banned Books Week!

What do Harry Potter, Twilight, 13 Reasons Why, and The Hunger Games have in common?

They have all been banned in schools at some point in time! 77 more words

Bear Storytime - 9-27-17

By Awnali Mills

Last week’s storytime (actually, two storytimes) was all about bears.  The books I chose were Never Ask a Bear by Louise Bonnett-Rampersaud, and… 501 more words

Story Time

Know Your Rights: Intellectual Freedom & Libraries

The public library as an institution is charged with providing access to information, regardless of content. In doing so, the library stands firm in upholding the First Amendment and the American Library Association’s  519 more words

BOOKS

Banned Books and Intellectual Freedom

One of the pillars of the Library Bill of Rights set forth by the American Library Association is that “Libraries should challenge censorship in the fulfillment of their responsibility to provide information and enlightenment.” One way libraries get to do this is by observing and celebrating… 176 more words

Gleeson Library

5 challenged books to bring Banned Books Week to a close

Banned Books week is coming to a close, but I hope you had time to take a look at lists on your own and celebrate the freedom to read and the freedom of expression. 121 more words

Writing

Audiobook Review: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, narrated by Tim Robbins

Guy Montag is a fireman.
In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. 526 more words

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Minisode: Banned Books!

Check out this episode!

I am on the road, but I took a few minutes to discuss banned books. I’m joined by Ollie for a quick discussion on banned books in the US and Ireland! 88 more words

Podcast Episode