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Banned Books Week: Welcome

Celebrate our freedom to read during Banned Books Week.

What is Banned Books Week?

Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that celebrates the freedom to read, draws attention to banned and challenged books, and highlights persecuted individuals.

Banned Books Week was founded in 1982 by prominent First Amendment and library activist Judith Krug. It is sponsored by:

  • the American Library Association (ALA),
  • the American Booksellers Association,
  • American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE),
  • American Society of Journalists and Authors, Association of American Publishers,
  • National Association of College Stores, and endorsed by
  • the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.

Banned Books Week is September 27 - October 3, 2015.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banned_Books_Week

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