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The guide is intended to inform you about Banned Books Week.

What is Banned Books all About?

Banned Books Week 2020 is September 27 - October 3. It brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular.

Today, Banned Books Week coverage by mainstream media reaches an estimated 2.8 billion readers, and more than 90,000 publishing industry and library subscribers.

For more information, free downloads, and opportunities to be involved, check out the amazing information pages provided by the American Library Association (ALA).

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