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Why I Celebrate Banned Books Week

Why is it important to celebrate our freedom to read?


Pre-Post Postscript

This post is a reflection of a week’s worth of thinking about what Banned Books Week signifies—not just for librarians, libraries, books, and reading, but what it should signify for all of us, readers and nonreaders alike. 3,889 more words

And Banned Books Week comes to a close


“And these are a few of my favorite things…” (I’m singing in my head right now.)

Is this a list of good books?

Classic books? 316 more words

Banned Books Week: Some Final Thoughts

Eleventh Stack brings Banned Books Week 2015 to a close with a guest post from Carl, who works at our West End location. We hope you enjoy his philosophical ruminations about censorship and intellectual freedom.  584 more words

The Freedom to Read

Librarians promote Banned Books Week as a way of highlighting their commitment to the Freedom to Read. In 1953 the American Library Association issued their… 334 more words

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