Banned Books Week Bracket
September 1-September 28
Graphic novels and traditional banned and challenged books go head to head. Submit your bracket by September 10th and then be sure to vote each week to help move your favorite book to the finals. The winner will be announced at the Banned Books Week Panel Discussion.
Banned Books Week Exhibits
September 1-September 30
Come by the Thomas G. Carpenter Library to see how many banned or challenged books you’ve read.
Monday, September 25
2:00 - 4:00pm
Join faculty panelists as the Library celebrates our freedom to read with a fascinating look at graphic novels under attack.
Wednesday, September 27
Grab a paper and scissors and artwork and create your own comic.
Banned Books Week is the national celebration of our freedom to read. Launched in 1982 to draw attention to the problem of book censorship in the United States, Banned Books Week will be held September 24 - 30, 2017. This year’s Banned Books Week will emphasize the importance of the First Amendment, which guarantees our inherent right to read.
Books have been banned as long as there have been books and continue to be banned or challenged even today. A banned book is a book that may be: