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Banned Books Week: What You Need to Know

Censorship is alive and well, as highlighted by Banned Books Week—and you might be surprised by who the most vocal challengers of books are.

 

The importance of the First Amendment and the concept of "intellectual freedom" might not always be readily apparent to most kids, but Banned Books Week is a great opportunity to make those lessons come alive for children—and adults.

Banned Books Week is held annually during the last week of Sept. (Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2012). The week is an occasion for libraries and bookstores across the U.S. to help folks realize just how real and ongoing a problem censorship is.

Here in Middletown, Russell Library, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"city-of-middletown-russell-public-library"} --> is a great place to get books, as is Wesleyan University's (you pay a small annual fee for a lending card) and books are sold at and

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