Collins Memorial Library

Food for Thought Banned Books Event

What: Celebrate Your Right to Read
When: Thursday, Oct. 1, 3-4:30p.m.
Where: Collins Memorial Library - "The Link" (area cross from the Circulation Desk)

"I read banned books" pinPlease join students, faculty, and members of the local community to celebrate the right to read and to bring attention to Banned Books Week.We will feature displays of books that have been banned or challenged throughout the years.

It is hard to believe but in libraries throughout the United States books are challenged. From Harry Potter to Stephen King, books are often banned from library shelves due to what some consider offensive language and themes.