"Closing Books Shuts Out Ideas"
Week of September 27- October 4, 2008
Banned Books Week 2008 is the 27th annual celebration of the freedom to read. This freedom, not only to choose what we read, but also to select from a full array of possibilities.
Banned Books Week 2008 will kick off in Chicago, with a Read-Out! The event will feature popular banned or challenged authors and local Chicago celebrities on Saturday, September 27, from noon to 4 p.m., at 401 N. Michigan Ave., Pioneer Plaza.
For more information about Banned Books Week, the American Library Association's website pages devoted to this year's Banned Books Week.