Intellectual Freedom

September 12th 2016

                    

August 30th 2016

Resources for Understanding why Books are Banned and why Books Shouldn't be banned!

Wikipedia

Slate

Tiki-Toki

CBLDF

I'm with the Banned

Marshall University Libraries

Nashville Public Library

Simon&Schuster

Remember to check out the banned books week event at the Somerville Public Library on October 1st, 2016! In partnership with SCATV.

August 18th 2016

Books are usually challenged by a certain group or organization to restrict or remove the content. The purpose is  to prevent use by others. Common reasons books are banned are because of offensive language, sexually explicit material, homosexuality, violence, religious viewpoints, drugs and nudity.

Some commonly banned books that have been challenged in the past several years, surprisely enough, include:

1. Gossip Girl

2. To Kill a Mockingbird

3. Fifty Shades... Read Post