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BANNED BOOK READ-OUT AT THE ATHENAEUM

Event Type: Special Event
Date: 9/29/2015
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description:
 September 27-October 3 is Banned Books Week. Did you know that many classic books like The Grapes of Wrath and Animal Farm were once banned? In 2014, the top ten frequently challenged books included The Kite Runner and The Bluest Eye. The Barrett Branch of the Alexandria Library in partnership with the Northern VA Fine Arts Association is hosting a Banned Book Read-Out at the Athenaeum in Old Town at 201 Prince Street on Tuesday September 29 at 7 pm. Join Library Director Rose Dawson and others who will read from banned books. The public is invited to read 3-5 minute selections from banned or challenged books. Please email admin@NVFAA.org to reserve a spot to read or just come to listen! To learn more about which books have been banned go to the American Library Association website: http://www.ala.org/bbooks/
Library: Barrett Branch Library
Location: Other