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Banned Books Week 2008 – Sept 27th thru October 4th

September 30, 2008

Special Exhibit at Maring-Hunt

This exhibit, Censorship in Schools and Libraries, created by the Long Island Coalition Against Censorship, presents incidents of censorship in public libraries and schools that have occurred nationally over the last 150 year. Black and white images along with text, illustrate the books and authors that have been most challenged by schools and libraries. Authors and books include Judy Blume, Maurice Sendak and the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling.


Banned Books Week & Meet the Authors Event

September 19, 2007

Red Scare in the Heartland  In observance of banned books week, Muncie Public Library will host a Meet the Authors program October 4 at 3:30 p.m. at Carnegie Library. Guest authors will be Shirley A. and Wayne A. Wiegand, who wrote Books on Trial: Red Scare in the Heartland. Co-sponsor of this event is Ball State University. The authors will also speak October 4 at 7 p.m. at Bracken Library.

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