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

Banned Books Week

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 Library in Carroll, IA and the chair of the Iowa Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Committee, discusses how her library celebrates Banned Books Week:

Two videos have been submitted as part of Kansas’s playlist. Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library features The Hunger Games, in this video:

See also the Lawrence High School (Lawrence, KS.) video montage featuring works of art inspired by a banned book or author.

Last but not least are video submissions from Texas. Sherilyn Bird, president of the Texas Library Association, reads a passage from Shel Silverstein’s A Light in the Attic for the 50 State Salute:

Also featured on the Texas playlist is a video created by Wylie High students representing the Smith Public Library in Wylie, Texas:

Check back daily during Banned Books Week for more videos for the 50 State Salute and the Banned Books Virtual Read-Out.

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