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Banned Books Week

Your library guide to challenged and banned books. Read one today!

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Tulane University Libraries is proud to support Banned Books Week (October 1-7, 2023).

"Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular." Sourced from Banned Books Week website. Retrieved August 26, 2022.

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