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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read and focuses attention on the censorship of books in schools and libraries. The event started in 1982 and takes place every last week of September. Molly Raphael, President of the American Library Association has this to say about the event: “Contrary to commentary writer Jonah Goldberg‘s assertion,…

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Pilgrim's Progress: A Library Challenge!

Growing up, my idea of a really great weekend was going to the library on Saturday morning, staying there until lunchtime, and returning home with an armful of reading for the weekend and the week. Yes, I was a nerdy kid. And yes, this is still largely my idea of a great weekend. So I…

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Pilgrim’s Progress: A Library Challenge!

Growing up, my idea of a really great weekend was going to the library on Saturday morning, staying there until lunchtime, and returning home with an armful of reading for the weekend and the week. Yes, I was a nerdy kid. And yes, this is still largely my idea of a great weekend. So I…

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