Banned Books 2016

Here’s my work blog post about Banned Books Week 2016. Take a look at my display. I’m pleased with how it turned out.

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The theme of this year’s Banned Books Week is superheroes, Standing Up For Your Right to Read (September 25 – October 1, 2016).

Superheroes stand on a book fighting for their right to read Courtesy of ALA

Stop by the Kirkwood Community College Library on the Main Campus in Cedar Rapids to see our display during the next two weeks and watch for proud banned books button wearers around campus.

Banned Books Display 2016 Wide

Banned Books Week 2016 Closeup

We celebrate Banned Books Week each year here at Kirkwood Community College, where we stand up for intellectual freedom and how our Constitution gives us the right to read whatever we want. What do people try to ban?

The top 10 books Americans tried to ban in 2015

Find links to previous years lists on this page. Click on the covers to bring up the list.

You can also find them sorted by the most frequently banned books by decade.

We sometimes get asked about booking banning and book banning…

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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