50 State Salute to Banned Books Week Video by Massachusetts Library Association
Tufts Hirsh Health Sciences Library is proud to support Banned Books Week 2012. There have been hundreds of books in United States history removed or challenged by schools and libraries. Reported by the American Libraries Association, in 2011 alone 326 books were challenged for censorship and 70% to 80% were never reported.
What banned books are on display at HHSL?
Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Additional Resources about Banned Books Week:
Timeline – 30 years of Liberating Literature
Banned Books Week – Official Website
Banned Books Week: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Freedom to Read
Banned Books Week Facebook Page
Virtual Read-Out! Youtube Channel