Category: Banned Books Virtual Read-Out!
40 Virtual Program Ideas for Banned Books Week
This year’s Banned Books Week (September 27 – October 3) will look different. Here are 40 ideas on how to celebrate virtually, on social media, and maintaining social distance.
Heather Has Two Mommies author, Leslea Newman, for the Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out!
Happy Banned Books Week! Today’s Virtual Read-Out video features Leslea Newman, author of the frequently challenged children’s book, Heather Has Two Mommies. This book had been challenged for being anti-family […]
Ellen Hopkins for the Banned Books Week Virtual Read-Out!
It’s day two of Banned Books Week! We hope you’ve been able to pick up your favorite banned book from your local public library or bookstore and enjoy reading it. […]
Banned Books Week 2015
Banned Books Week 2015, September 27-October 3, will soon be upon us! What will you be doing to celebrate the freedom to read? Below are several ways you can participate […]
Send us a photo of yourself with your favorite banned book and win a registration to ALA
(Cross posted from SAGE Publications) Are you a librarian who believes in wide access to literature? Are you willing to add your face to those who believe in the freedom […]
Banned Books Week celebrates Young Adult books in 2015
Young Adult books will be the focus of Banned Books Week in 2015, the event’s national planning committee announced today. Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom […]
Midweek Round Up: Banned Books Week Across the Country
Cross-posted to bannedbooksweek.org We are already halfway through Banned Books Week, and the response has been overwhelming! There have been so many events, articles, and conversations that it’s hard to […]
Celebrating Banned Books Week and Ana Castillo for the Virtual Read-Out!
Happy third day of Banned Books Week! We hope you are enjoying the week by reading your favorite banned/challenged book! If you would like ideas on what to read, please check out […]
Celebrating Banned Books Week with Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants
Happy Banned Books Week! We hope you are celebrating your freedom to read by reading your favorite banned book. It’s day two of Banned Books Week. Many libraries, bookstores, schools, […]
Affirm the Freedom to Read During Banned Books Week, Sept. 21-27, 2014
It may surprise some to find out there are hundreds of reported attempts to ban books every year in the United States. It may be even more astounding for them […]