Category Archives: Banned Books

Gingrich Library celebrates Banned Books Week with Readout

The Gingrich Library held their 2nd Annual Banned Books Read-Out on the steps of the Library Monday, September 23rd from 1pm to 3pm.  Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of … Continue reading

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Banned Aid : Defending Challenged Books

Thur., Sept. 26, 6 p.m., Klein Hall EXPERIENCE EVENT Why are certain types of books targeted? How do attacks on books impact a curriculum? Local educator and author Michael Anthony will discuss successful efforts that he and others have made … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Banned Books Read-Out

Banned Books: Read Out & Open House Monday, Sept. 23rd, 2013 at 1 pm The Gingrich Library will host its 2nd Annual BANNED BOOKS READ-OUT. All Albright College faculty, staff and students are invited to read aloud from one of … Continue reading

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“Caution! Banned Books!”

Display of challenged/banned books in the Albright College. Many of the books in the display included a bookmark that explained why each individual title was challenged or banned. For example, Ulysses by James Joyce was banned because it “…might cause … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week – MORE photos!

Hundreds of books are removed or challenged in schools and libraries in the United States every year. According to the ALA, there were at least 326 in 2011. ALA estimates that 70 to 80 percent are never reported. Since the … Continue reading

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