50 State Salute to Banned Books Week: Arkansas, Connecticut, and Florida

Banned Books Week, State Intellectual Freedom Committees

As we approach the first day of Banned Books 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 Arkansas, Connecticut, and Florida.

Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library in Jonesboro, AR wants you to know that censorship affects everyone:


Connecticut Library Association President, Carl R. DeMilla, reads a passage from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain:


Robin Shader, chair of Florida Library Association‘s Intellectual Freedom Committee, reads a passage from Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five:


For more information about the 50 State Salute and how you can participate, please visit ala.org/bbooks.

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