Entries Tagged as ‘50 State Salute’

October 12, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia

Before we usher in a great weekend, why not check out more videos from the states as part of the 50 State Salute to Banned Books Week? Today’s featured videos are from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia! North Carolina Library Association produced a video featuring books that have been banned/challenged from May […]

October 11, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: New Jersey, New Mexico, and New York

We have several more states to feature for the 50 State Salute to Banned Books Week. Today’s featured states are New Jersey, New Mexico, and New York! The Friends of the Metuchen Library in Metuchen, New Jersey, read, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird: Instructor Matthew Valdiviez reads a passage from William Shakespeare’s Richard II […]

October 10, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: Alaska, Colorado, Georgia, Mississippi, and Montana

Although Banned Books Week 2012 has ended, we are pleased to continue featuring videos from states across the country in hopes that viewing them will inspire you to continue to celebrate the freedom to read any day of the year. Today’s featured states are Alaska, Colorado, Georgia, Mississippi, and Montana. Members of the Alaska Quidditch […]

October 5, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: Indiana, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin

We’ve featured 25 states so far for the 50 State Salute to Banned Books Week, and will continue to feature more over the next week. Today’s featured videos come from Indiana, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin. Indiana’s Mooresville Public Library created a trailer for Banned Books Week 2012. Check out their playlist of Banned […]

October 4, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: Kentucky, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, and Vermont

Today as part of the 50 State Salute to Banned Books Week, we feature libraries and librarians in Kentucky, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, and Vermont! The Kentucky Library Association features librarians from across Kentucky in their video for the 50 State Salute: Gail Zacharia, chair of the Intellectual Freedom Committee for the New Hampshire Library Association reads […]

October 3, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: Delaware, Maine, Michigan, and Nebraska

We hope you are having fun reading your favorite banned/challenged book as well as having fun producing videos for the Banned Books Virtual Read-out! All the videos submitted via this form will be featured on the Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out channel on YouTube. We also hope you will consider joining us by participating in […]

October 2, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: Idaho, Iowa, Kansas & Texas

We’re delighted to share videos from Idaho, Iowa, Kansas and Texas for the “50 State Salute” to Banned Books Week. To view more videos from other states, check out the “50 State Salute” map. Idaho Library Association presents their submission to the 50 State Salute with this video: Kelly Fischbach, director of the Carroll Public […]

October 1, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: North Dakota, Ohio, and Tennessee

We’re delighted to share videos from North Dakota, Ohio, and Tennessee for the “50 State Salute” to Banned Books Week. To view more videos from other states, check out the “50 State Salute” map. North Dakota Library Association‘s Intellectual Freedom Committee shares this video on how North Dakota celebrates the freedom to read: Ohio Library […]

September 28, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: Missouri, Utah, and Washington

Only 2 more days until Banned Books Week begins, and we’re pleased to share more videos that have been created for the 50 State Salute to Banned Books Week. Today we feature libraries and librarians in Missouri, Utah, and Washington! Jefferson County Library presents “Banned in Missouri,” which features Betty Olson speaking on censorship. This […]

September 27, 2012

50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: California, Illinois, and Massachusetts

Banned Books Week is only three days away! As we count down to the week, we want to share some of the videos that have been created for the 50 State Salute to Banned Books Week. Today’s featured videos were created by libraries and librarians in California, Illinois, and Massachusetts. Derek Wolfgram, president-elect of the […]