Sunday, February 20, 2011

Freedom to Read Week - 20-26 February 2011

It is Freedom to Read Week in Canada! This is a week to celebrate freedom of expression and give recognition to those individuals and organizations that actively work to expand and maintain this liberty in Canada.

Library Services is a proud supporter of Freedom to Read Week. To show our support, we will have a book display that will present a collection of titles that have been banned or challenged. The display will be near the library's entrance and some of the titles that you will find include:
For a list of challenged books and magazines, and the reasons they were challenged, click here. To learn more about current censorship issues in Canada, read:  Freedom to Read (Vol. 27).

A very special thank you to the students that participated in our MHC Students Read Banned Books! poster.

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