Posts in “banned-books” (25)

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It is National Library Week ! First sponsored in 1958, it is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. It is also a… continue reading Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2015

By written by Julie B.    April 11, 2016    1

A small group of parents in Florida are threatening to ban a children’s book close to our hearts. The book in question? The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter. This librarian remembers… continue reading Borrow a Banned Book Today: The Librarian of Basra

By written by Perry G.    July 27, 2015    3

This week marks 30 years of celebrating Banned Books Week . Well, maybe celebrating isn't the right word. I do think the message of "celebrating" something like the idea of banning… continue reading Banned Books Week 2014

By written by Peter SM    September 26, 2014   

September 25 - October 2 is Banned Books Week, sponsored by the American Library Association. Banned Books Week calls attention to issues of censorship while celebrating the freedom to… continue reading Top ten most frequently challenged books of 2009

By written by Camille T.    September 29, 2010    3

This week, libraries across the country are "celebrating" Banned Books Week.  Beginning in 1982, the American Library Association, along with booksellers, publisher and… continue reading Banned Books Week

By written by Anne L.    October 1, 2008    27