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Banned Books Week 2018

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Banned Books Read-Out

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 3 pm
Lockwood Memorial Library, 2nd Floor Lobby
Light refreshments will be served.

Words have power! Celebrate the freedom to read and help draw attention to the issues surrounding censorship.

Sign up to read a short selection from your favorite banned or challenged book at a Read-Out in recognition of the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week 2018.  Everyone is welcome!

Register in advance, or come to the Lockwood Library Lobby on Sept. 26th and sign up the same day.

To view an ALA list of books which have been challenged or banned, visit: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks

The first 25 people to sign up will receive a certificate for a free beverage from Whispers Café!


Film Screening: Fahrenheit 451

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 6 pm
Silverman Library, Room 310

Join us for a free film screening of the 1966 adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel, Fahrenheit 451.

Opening remarks: Jonathan Manes, Director, Civil Liberties and Transparency Clinic, UB School of Law

Pizza will be served!