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Banned Books Week (September 18 - 24, 2022) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools.

Look for banned book displays at our branches.


To kill a mockingbird The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian



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Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week Official Website

American Libraries Association
History of Banned Books Week

Top Ten Most Challenged Books Lists
From the American Libraries Association


Last updated: August 2022