These Banned Books Week products not only catch the eyes of passerby, but also offer readers ways to defend their favorite books. Order print materials by September 12 to get them in time using standard shipping!
However, I’d argue that one of the reasons our country doesn’t experience these dangerous laws is because of the perpetuation of the importance of intellectual freedom by hardworking librarians. I believe the reason we have access to and the freedom to read all books, even controversial ones, is, in part, because of awareness campaigns like Banned Books Week.
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Do trigger warnings help or harm? Library Values & Privacy in our National Digital Strategies; #BannedBooksWeek is September 23-29, 2018. Stock up on free downloads and social media art!
Some of my more memorable interactions with the campus, especially students and faculty, have revolved around the themes BBW brings to the surface and highlights in real life situations for discourse.
The Banned Books Week Box is not only stocked with the newest banned book products at a discount, but it also supports the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom, which assists libraries and schools that are undergoing censorship challenges.
Banned Books Week 2018, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, will be held September 23 – 29. The 2018 theme, “Banning Books Silences Stories,” is a reminder that everyone needs to speak out against the tide of censorship.
No better time than Women’s History Month to get to know one of the fiercest ladies of library and information science – Judith F. Krug. She doesn’t have her own action figure, but she should.
The Handmaid’s Tale, 1984, Bluest Eye, and This Day in June.
Immigrant’s Rights Workshop.
Banned Books Week displays and social media removed because some are offended.
During Banned Books Week, OIF is hosting a Rebel Reader Twitter Tournament and your library is invited to partner with us! Among the many benefits, partner libraries receive a digital tool kit and are entered into a drawing for intellectual freedom prizes.