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CSUF Students: Win Chances At Starbucks Gift Cards By Participating In Our Banned Books Social Media Contest!

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Pick a book you have read that has been banned or challenged, and share your thoughts on this book through a photo or video posted to the Pollak Library Facebook Page or to your Instagram. Dates: September 25 – October 25, 2013.

Orange County Librarians Recount Challenged and Banned Books

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As we acknowledge the thirtieth anniversary of Banned Books Week, we celebrate the freedom to read. However, we’re also provided the opportunity to reflect upon the times and motivations that drove individuals and groups to censor books and to learn from those who worked the front lines, keeping publications available to their constituency. What follows are the recollections of two Orange County librarians whose own experiences with banned books are documented in their oral histories held by the Center for Oral and Public History.