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Banned book reading sponsored by Briggs Library and Sigma Tau Delta

Posted by Christine Mahoney on Friday, Sep. 18, 2009

Event Date/Time: Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2009 7:00 pm
End Date/Time: Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2009 8:00 pm
Location: Briggs Library, McGinnis Room


Did you know that in 2008, 513 books were challenged in the United States resulting in a myriad of items being banned from library and school shelves? Itís estimated that 70-80 percent of book challenges are never reported.

The public is invited to attend the Banned Books Reading on Tuesday, September 29 from 7-8 p.m. in the Briggs Library McGinnis Room at the University of Minnesota, Morris. Individuals will be reading from banned or challenged books. Everyone is invited to participate or simply to listen. If you are interested in being a reader at the event or would like more information about the Banned Books Reading please contact Peter Bremer at 320-589-6173 or pbremer@morris.umn.edu.

The Banned Books Reading is sponsored by Briggs Library and Sigma Tau Delta.