Banned Books Read-A-Thon @ Somerville Public Library (MA), Somerville [30 September]

Banned Books Read-A-Thon

11:00 - 14:00

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Somerville Public Library (MA)
79 Highland Ave, Somerville, Massachusetts 02143
Celebrate your right to read!

Come and read excerpts from various banned books! If you wish to participate, just show up with a book that has been threatened to be banned or pick from a reading that the library provides.

The event will take place at the Somerville Public Library (Central Library) on Saturday, September 30 from 11 AM to 2 PM at 79 Highland Ave.

Can't stay for the whole thing? No worries! Drop in, read or listen, and leave when you need to.

Food will be provided by Cuisine en Locale.

SCATV will be filming.

About Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982 according to the American Library Association. Check out some of the banned books online here.

For more information, please call Heidi or Mary at 617-623-5000 ext. 2955 or e-mail [email protected]

This program is free, open to all ages, and wheelchair accessible.
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