Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom we have in the U.S. to express our opinions— even if the opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular. Unfortunately, not everyone has this right; there are currently many authors around the world who have been imprisoned, or whose lives have been threatened, because of their writings. Check out this slide … Read the rest
TODAY ONLY at 1pm in Whitman Theatre, Student Life and the library will be hosting a free movie showing of Smoke Signals, a film written by Sherman Alexie (author of the banned book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian).
TODAY ONLY, from 10am-2pm, Student Life and the library will be giving away free copies of the following banned books: The Color Purple (30th anniversary edition), The Hunger Games, or The Absolutely True Diary of a
Did you know that September 30th-October 6th, 2012, is the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week? Virginia Western’s Student Life Office and Brown Library are partnering on campus yet again to recognize Banned Books Week and the freedom to read!
MONDAY, 10/1 BANNED BOOKS WEEK KICKOFF & Free Book Giveaway!
- Make Your Own Banned Bookmark. 10am-2pm, Brown Library steps. First 100 participants receive a free banned book. Choice of following titles: The Color Purple (30th anniversary edition), The Hunger Games, or The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.
For example, two of our new study rooms (B106, B107) have videoconferencing capabilities, and all five are equipped with media:scape technology. What can you do with this? Well, it’s great for group … Read the rest