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Celebrate the freedom to read! Learn more about Banned Books Week, book bans or challenges, and censorship.

First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

In the United States, your right to read what you want is protected by the First Amendment. In a free society, the author and reader are protected. Read more about this at:

 

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Instructional and Outreach Services Librarian

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Lindsay Sakmann
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Instructional Services &Outreach Librarian

Room: M-06

(610) 921-7212
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Banned Books Week Events 2018

 

Banned Books: Read-Out
Wednesday, Sep. 26th, 12:45 pm, outside of the Gingrich Library

The Gingrich Library will host its 7th Annual BANNED BOOKS READ-OUT.  All Albright College faculty, staff, and students are invited to read aloud from one of the hundreds of books banned or challenged in this country each year.  The event will take place on the steps of The Library and refreshments will be provided.

Be part of the action!  Sign up to Read-Out!
Anyone who would like to “read out” should contact Lindsay Sakmann at lsakmann@albright.edu or Ext. 7212

Banned Books Week @ Albright College Library

 

The Albright College Library joins libraries throughout the country in the American Library Association’s (ALA) Annual Banned Books Week 2018: September 23-September 29

 

7th Annual BANNED BOOKS READ-OUT -- Wednesday, September 26th  -- 12:45 pm -- On the steps of the Library

The Gingrich Library will host its 7th Annual BANNED BOOKS READ-OUT.  All Albright College faculty, staff, and students are invited to read aloud from one of the hundreds of books banned or challenged in this country each year.  The event will take place on the steps of The Library. Refreshments will be provided.

Banned Books from the Library collection will be on hand to encourage Read Out participation.