Saturday, September 22, 2012

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

September 30−October 6, 2012

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of preserving intellectual discourse. 

Held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States.

During this week, hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country will draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events.

The Armenian Poetry Project believes that adults should decide what they wish to read. Their neighbors or governments should not make that decision.

Support freedom of thought

Support literacy and education 
Support peace.

Lola Koundakjian
Producer and curator of the Armenian Poetry Project.

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