Celebrate the Freedom to Read
September 21−27, 2014
Banned Books Week is an annual event, highlighting the value of free and open access to information and drawing attention to the harms of censorship. Check out this article posted by the American Library Association which includes a link to frequently challenged books. For more information on Banned Books Week, see ALA’s Banned Books Week site or contact the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4220, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Banned Books Week is sponsored by the American Booksellers Association; American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression; the American Library Association; American Society of Journalists and Authors; Association of American Publishers; Comic Book Legal Defense Fund; the Freedom to Read Foundation; National Coalition Against Censorship; National Council of Teachers of English; National Association of College Stores; PEN American Center and and Project Censored. It is endorsed by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.