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Saturday, 20 August 2011

Saturday Spotlight: ALA Banned Books Week

September 24th to October 1st


For more information, press kit and events guide go here

Terrific resource. Now this is a great way for you to get involved - maybe a media studies or library lesson project.

Create a YouTube video of you, your students or friends reading a banned book. For full details go here

Banned or Challenged Book Lists go here

Taken from School Library Journal:

Librarians, bookstores, and others celebrating the freedom to read from September 24 to October 1 are encouraged to take part in this year's Virtual Read-Out on YouTube. The criteria are simple: create a video that's less than two minutes long of anyone reading a book that's been banned. If you choose to talk about a personal experience battling censorship, then feel free to extend the video to three minutes.

So what do you think guys - are you up for it. I cannot wait to see the videos.

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