Banned Books Week Is Here!

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week starts tomorrow, and runs through next Saturday, October 4. It’s been a big week at OIF and ALA–our new, stylish, and easy-to-navigate website is up and running, which means we have links and news to share:

Banned Books Week Dot Org
Banned Books Week co-sponsor ABFFE helped to put up a great new resource,; it includes a list dozens of Banned Books Week events by state. Find one near you! (If you know of an event that’s not listed, you can submit it by clicking here.)

Banned Books Read-Out! 2008
The Headquarters Read-Out! just keeps getting better and better. Who will be there? Here’s a clue: “Are you there, God?” Click the logo to get all the details.
BBW Read-Out 2008

Banned Books Comes to Second Life
Not in Chicago? You can still participate in Banned Books Week Events in Second Life. Check out the schedule of events!

Peruse the Banned Books Week Press Release.

And finally, Banned Books Week posters, bookmarks, bracelets, and other goodies can be purchased at the ALA Store. You also can download the “short list” of books banned or challenged in 2007-2008 for free at the Illinois Library Association’s website.

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