Tag: Banned Books Week

September 26, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Celebrate your right to read & speak your mind freely. In honor of Banned Books Week, we will have several activities that will give you the opportunity to show your support for books that have been banned or challenged. Win cool prizes and enjoy snacks. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Teen, Tween
September 27, 2017 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Celebrate Banned Books Week with Anythink! Learn about ways books have been censored and even destroyed throughout history as you decorate, write in, cut up, customize, color on, and otherwise WRECK a provided copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri Smith that will be yours to keep. Light refreshments will be served. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space and supplies are limited; registration is recommended.

September 28, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Let’s celebrate our right to read what we choose with fun activities, food, and more.Light refreshments will be provided.  Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
September 23, 2013 - 12:00 pm to September 28, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Want to know what it's like to have something of yours censored? Participate in this week long experience zone where you will create a displayable piece of work that will immediately be censored. Join Anythink's celebration of your freedom to read!

Children, Teen, Tween
September 25, 2013 - 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Perl Mack Library will be hosting a day-long event highlighting challenged books in America throughout the years. We will attempt to have someone reading passages of these books out loud throughout the entire day that we are open. Sign-up sheets will be available to anyone who might be interested in participating— and all ages are welcome to read! Registration is required for this event.

Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
September 25, 2013 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

What does censorship look like today? Explore issues of censorship as they relate to education, media, employment, law and the Internet. Join ACLU lawyer and law professor Charles Nadler for an interactive Q&A session regarding First Amendment rights. Light refreshments will be provided.