Banned Books Week: Our right to read, September 24-30, 2017

HERE! CELEBRATE BANNED BOOKS WEEK!

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 13:13 -- admin

Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, is here! From New York to Alaska, libraries, schools, bookstores and book-loving individuals across the country are fighting back against censorship and saying yes to their right to read.

From September 21st to September 27th, hundreds of events are happening in local communities and thousands of conversations are taking place online. Don’t miss either. Below are just a few ways you can get involved.

  1. Find an event in your community at: http://bannedbooksweek.org/events

  2. Follow us on Twitter at @BannedBooksWeek and Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bannedbooksweek for the latest news and updates

  3. Add our Twibbon to your profile pic: http://twb.ly/432U2GAF

  4. Tape yourself reading from your favorite banned book during our Virtual Read-Out: http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/virtualreadoutsubmission

  5. Attend the SAGE/OIF Banned Books Week webinar: http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/?p=5122

Our sponsors have also been busy planning events and rallying their communities. Learn more:

  1. American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression’s Banned Books Week Handbook and press release

  2. American Library Association press release

  3. Association of American Publishers press release

  4. Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Banned Books Week Tour

  5. Freedom to Read Foundation Krug-Sponsored Banned Books Week events

  6. National Coalition Against Censorship events