Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship and the benefits of unrestricted reading. Each year the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom compiles a list of the most challenged books. You can view the most recent list here.
This year the Banned Books Coalition has a full schedule of online events. Also check our Facebook page and catalog for reading lists of banned and challenged books.
Are you seeking to better understand the situation in Afghanistan? Explore these nonfiction titles about the past and present of our nations' longest military conflict under the #WhatToRead tab in our library catalog.
For children 3 to 6 years. Enjoy stories, fingerplays, and wiggle action as part of the experience to encourage a love of books, stimulate thinking, and promote feelings of self-assurance. Registration is required.
Two of our automated book drops will be closed for maintenance this week. The Spanish Springs Library's will be unavailable on Friday, September 24, from approximately 6 am to 6 pm. The Sierra View Library's will be unavailable Saturday, September 25, at 4 pm until approximately Sunday, September 26 at 6 pm. If you need to return materials during these times, please do so at one of our other branches.