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Banned Books Week: Banned Books at Maxwell Library

September 26-October 2 28, 2021 Celebrating the Freedom to Read for 39 years

First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

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Maxwell Library's Banned Books

Following is a selected list of books from Maxwell Library's catalog that have been banned or challenged.

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These works will provide more information about book banning and censorship.

Banned Book Week September 26-October 2 2021 Celebrating 39 Years of Freedom to Read

                Photograph of Judith Krug

Banned Books Week is sponsored annually by the American Library Association, the American Booksellers Association and others to ensure that no one person or group dictates what others can read.