Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read - this year is during the week of September 25 - October 1, 2016. This guide is to help you understand the importance of libraries continuing to highlight the value of free and open ac
"Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. 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."