Each year hundreds of books get banned in public and school libraries across the country for reasons ranging from adultery to violence and everything in between. Which frequently banned or challenged books have you read? Leave a dot for every banned book you've read and help us complete Banned Book Bingo! This interactive bingo card will be on the white board in the main entrance.
Come check out our physical display of books that have been banned across the world, from classics to kids' books.
Check them out...read them...feel like a rebel!
"In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual relationships, this young-adult memoir weaves together the trials and triumphs faced by Black queer boys" (GoodReads.com).
Join us on Thursday, October 5 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Reading Room to discuss the book.
You don't have to have read the book to join the discussion.