Did you know that the Harry Potter books have in the past been targeted for banning from schools and libraries? Those books as well as many other titles have appeared on challenged or banned lists compiled by the American Library Continue reading Banned Books?
Today marks the start of Banned Books Week, a celebration of intellectual freedom and the ability of libraries to provide books of all types to their users. Every year the Office of Intellectual Freedom at the American Library Association receives Continue reading Banned Books Week
Ray Bradbury, once called “Poet of the Pulps,” considered himself a graduate of the library, where he spent much of his time. Although he didn’t attend college, he said, in an interview with Public Libraries,”there’s no use going to a Continue reading Do not burn after reading
We had a successful MFA student reading earlier this week in honor of Banned Books Week (Sept 25 – October 1); now we challenge you to read your own favorite banned book on YouTube.Readers across the country are sharing their Continue reading Speak Out (Or Should We Say Read Out) for Banned Books Week