Posts Categorized: Banned Books

Banned Books Week

It’s Banned Books Week! Every year the American Library Association promotes a campaign to raise awareness of the freedom we have to read what we want to read. In the past, Topsham Public Library has highlighted banned books that we like to read or that have been challenged, but this year, I thought it would… Read more »

Banned Books Week 2017

This week is Banned Books Week. Libraries are dedicated to your right to read. Everything is not for everyone, but there is something for each one of us. The most challenged books for 2016 are: Top Ten for 2016 Out of 323 challenges recorded by the Office for Intellectual Freedom This One Summer written by Mariko… Read more »

Banned Books Week Recap

In honor of Banned Books Week (which is next week) we take a look back at past Banned Book Week blog posts. Banned Books Week It’s Banned Book Week!!   The Banned Book I Bought at the Book Sale by Emma   The most frequently challenged book of the decade by Lynne   My Favorite… Read more »

It’s Banned Book Week!!

We get pretty excited about Banned Book Week here at the Topsham Public Library (Emma is absolutely giddy!) Every year during the last week of September the American Library Association (ALA) sponsors Banned Book Week. ALA coordinates this event to educate the public that censorship is still a thing. The ALA also maintains a list of the… Read more »