Submitted by evesham on

Banned Books Week begins September 30th.  This is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read ... highlighting the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship.  Check out the ALA list of 2011 Banned and Challenged Books. 

Stop by the Evesham Library and pick up a banned or challenged book.  You may be surprised ...

 

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<p>I was pleased to see how many of the books on my bookshelf are also on the banned/challenged list, and it has encouraged me to &#39;dust them off&#39; and enjoy them once again, along with remembering how each book came into my life...whether it was reading The Body of Christopher Creed while an Honors College student at Rutgers, enjoying everything by Sherman Alexie after meeting him on campus one year....&nbsp; In particular, I was just talking to a friend this weekend&nbsp;about Revoluntionary Voices, the book that was banned locally.&nbsp; I was on the cultu

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