Banned Books Week: Sept 30-Oct 6

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week! Don't know what that is? Here's a quote from the American Library Association:

"Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types –- in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular."

Read more here: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/banned

To honor our right to read, we have a "Don't Read These Books" display in the Green Valley Library Teen Lounge. Stop on by and grab your copy of one of the most commonly banned or challenged books, such as The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger, or Beloved by Toni Morrison.

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