Banned Books Week

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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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Kids' Club Presents: BANNED BOOKS CLUB PARTY!

Let’s celebrate the freedom to read the books and materials of our choice! Join us for an UNCENSORED: BANNED BOOKS CLUB PARTY during Kids’ Club. We will make crafts, conquer banned books challenges, enjoy snacks, and a read aloud from a frequently challenged book. 
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UNCENSORED: Banned Book-Adapted Film - The Maze Runner

Synopsis: When Thomas wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of young adults, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together fragments of his past with clues he discovers in the maze can Thomas hope to uncover his true purpose and a way to escape.
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UNCENSORED: Reader's Theatre Presents "Uncle Bobby's Wedding"

Calling all readers and actors! Please join us in the children's room on Monday, September 25 at 4 p.m. for Reader's Theatre.Uncle Bobby’s Wedding by Sarah S. Brannen is the featured piece.
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UNCENSORED: Youth Scavenger Hunt

We are recruiting all super sleuths between 10 - 15 years old for our Banned Books Week Youth Scavenger Hunt! Banned Books Week is the national book community's annual celebration of the freedom to read without any censorship.  
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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Celebrate Banned Book Week at Deanwood Library with a special viewing of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! Starring Gene Wilder in the title role, this cult-classic musical serves up a Technicolor spectacle for the eyes, ears, and mind. Charlie Bucket gets the chance to tour Willy Wonkalong-shuttered chocolate factory, but has a serious proposition to consider. Will he honor his host’s invitation, or help the vile Slugworth engage in corporate espionage? 
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UNCENSORED: Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban

Celebrate Banned Book Week at Deanwood Library with a special screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  Now in his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Harry Potter, along with friends Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger, investigate Sirius Black, an escaped prisoner from Azkaban Prison whom they believe is one of Lord Voldemort's old allies.  

Uncensored: Film Festival

Uncensored: Film Festival A challenged book has subject matter or content is viewed unacceptable by a person or group of people who attempt to get the book removed from a library or school. Banning is an attempt to remove or restrict access to materials. Read these challenged books and watch the movie adaptations at the Dorothy I Height Library during Banned Book Week on Sept. 24- Sept. 30, 2017. For ages 10-12
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UNCENSORED: The First Amendment in Unprecedented Times - A Conversation with Lata Nott

The First Amendment has been a paramount right for all Americans since the signing of the Constitution and has been the backbone of free speech and free press. Recent events, such as Charlottesville, VA, have brought many questions regarding the rights given under the First Amendment. 

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