Banned Books Week 2016: Sept. 25 - Oct. 1

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Banned Books Week is an annual event to raise awareness about the role libraries play in the fight for the freedom to read, freedom to think, and freedom against censorship. Learn more about challenges raised in the United States to try to restrict the free flow of information through the following events this week:

Banned Books Photo Booth
Wednesday, September 28th between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Stop by the library and get your picture taken with one of your favorite banned books. You may be surprised to learn about some of the titles that have been challenged!

Presentation: "The Horror! The Horror! Censorship, Comic Books, and the Comics Code" with Professor Scott McDarmont
Thursday, September 29th at 3:30 p.m. in McConnell Library, Classroom A
Learn how comics were nearly banned by the federal government and what censorship issues the medium still faces today! Prizes available, light refreshments served. Sponsored by CoreCRAFT and McConnell Library.

 

 

 

Sep 27, 2016
Alyssa Archer

aarcher2@radford.edu