Banned Books Week

Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Sept. 27- Oct. 3, 2015


Are you wondering what you should do to celebrate Banned Books Week 2014? If so, click on your state to check out the events taking place in your area. You should also check out the featured events page for information on the Banned Books Week Twitter Party or other events from the sponsors of Banned Books Week.

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  • Anchorage
    The Censorship Challenge: A Banned Books Pub Quiz
    The Anchorage Public Library and the UAA/APU Consortium Library have teamed up to offer The Censorship Challenge: A Banned Books Pub Quiz! There will be six rounds of eight questions each - all having something to do with censorship or issues of intellectual freedom. Participants are welcome to form teams of six or less people. There will be prizes for first, second, third, and not last place! (Plus a few bonus prizes along the way!) Would you like more information? Contact Stacia at
    September 25, 2014
    Snow Goose Restaurant and Sleeping Lady Brewery
    717 W 3rd Ave
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Display: Yes
    Event: Yes
    Stacia McGourty


  • Phoenix
    Hogwarts House Party
    Bookmans supports Banned Books Week! Help us fight censorship and celebrate some of the most beloved banned books of all time, the Harry Potter series. Whether you belong to Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin, you are invited to the Hogwarts House Party. Step up to the Wizard Photo Booth, create a wand in Daigon Alley and venture into Snape’s Snake Den hosted by local reptiles experts, Deb’s Dragons. Don’t miss this party of magical proportions!
    September 27
    Bookmans Phoenix
    8034 N. 19th Avenue
    Phoenix , AZ 85021
    Display: Yes
    Event: Yes
    Katy Spratt