Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Freedom to Read Week Next Month

Freedom to Read Week will be taking place once again all across Canada from February 25th to March 3, 2007.

The website contains a calendar of events, resources on censorship in Canada, news and resources.

The Week is organized by the Freedom of Expression Committee, a committee of the Book and Periodical Council, which is an umbrella organization for associations involved in the writing and editing, publishing and manufacturing, distribution, and selling and lending of books and periodicals in Canada.

Related material:

  • Professional Readings: On "Libricide": reviews of 3 books - Burning Books by Haig Bosmajian, Burning Books and Leveling Libraries: Extremist Violence and Cultural Destruction by Rebecca Knuth and Libricide: The Regime-Sponsored Destruction of Books and Libraries in the Twentieth Century also by Rebecca Knuth
  • Book Burning: website of the American Library Association (ALA). Every year, the ALA also organizes a Banned Books Week.

Earlier Library Boy posts on the topic of banned or challenged books include:

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