Banned Books Week Events
2014 Banned Books Week
Banned Books Week 2014 will take place September 21-27. Stay tuned for more information.
2013 Banned Books Week events
Banned Books Week 2013 will take place September 22-28. The following are a few events taking place during Banned Books Week:
- For the third year in a row, the sponsors of Banned Books Week will host the Banned Books Virtual Read-Out! Criteria for videos has been updated since 2012. For detailed instructions on how to host a virtual read-out at your library, click here.
- Celebrate your freedom to read via Twitter Party! Check out this page on bannedbooksweek.org for more details.
- Google Hangouts with banned/challenged authors throughout the week
Highlights from Banned Books Week 2012
Banned Books Week 2012 marked its 30th anniversary (see timeline). Thousands of individuals and institutions across the United States participate in Banned Books Week each year, and it has grown into a premier literary event and a national awareness and advocacy campaign around censorship. Award-winning broadcast journalists Bill Moyers and Judith Davidson Moyers had been named Honorary Co-Chairs of Banned Books Week.
Photos of Banned Books Week events