Celebrate Banned Books Week: Sep. 26 – Oct. 2nd

Read a banned book image
Read a Banned Book

Every year, the American Libraries Association celebrates Banned Books Week, a celebration of reading and the pursuit of intellectual freedom. This year’s theme is “Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.” The idea is that the act of reading unifies and censorship creates barriers.

A pyramid infographic that displays challenged books statistics.
Pyramid of Challenged Books
Censorship infographic that displays who challenges books, where they take place, and a word cloud that shows what words are used to justify the censorship.
Censorship infographic
Infographic displaying the top ten challenged books in 2020
The Top Ten Books Most Challenged in 2020

Read a banned book today. The City Tech Library has several banned books available as eBooks or users can request and pick up a physical banned book by requesting a book using the library catalog.

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