Free the Books! Celebrate the Freedom to Read!

Did you know that over 11,000 books have been challenged since Banned Books Week began in 1982? Celebrate your freedom to read and check out a banned book today!

The library enthusiastically supports an individuals freedom to choose what they read and to express their own unique opinions. Having multiple viewpoints available to you is a fundamental right that libraries work hard to protect.

What is your favorite banned book? Some famous banned books include:

Here are some great Young Adult Fiction that has been challenged that may interest you!

Written by Tara on September 17, 2012


Anonymous on September 17, 2012


A few of my favorite children's works also have been challenged repeatedly. I am so grateful for the First Amendment and intellectual freedom in the United States.

*Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey
*And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
*Scary Stories (series) by Alan Schwartz
*King and King, by Linda de Haan
*Junie B. Jones (series), by Barbara Park

CYNTHIA DRAN on October 22, 2012


That's great that there's Banned Book Week, people should have the freedom of reading whatever they want!!

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