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Banned Books Week is Here!

Sunday, September 23 – Saturday, September 29

We’re celebrating with free trading cards and an author event on the 27th.

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Trading Card of the Day

The Handmaid’s Tale

Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, a Nebula Award, and nominated for the Booker Prize, this dystopian work has been challenged in NC as recently as 2017 for being “sexually explicit, violently graphic, and morally corrupt.”

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RedBall Artist Talk

Tuesday, September 25 at 4:00
Over seven consecutive days, the giant ball will move through Chapel Hill, changing its location daily. The artist’s only public talk will be at the library.

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Exploring Freedom of Expression

Thursday, September 27 at 6:00
The importance of intellectual freedom, the negative effects of censorship, and the need for authentic voices and storytelling in all forms of writing. Featured speakers include Author Dr. Zelda Lockhart and Syndicated Cartoonist Keith Knight.

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Reading Recommendations

Take a look at the whole reading list here.
“Censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance.”Laurie Halse Anderson