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Barnes And Noble Hosting Banned Book Week Events

September 22nd, 2022
Barnes And Noble Hosting Banned Book Week Events

Barnes and Noble will be taking a stand against censorship as we take part in the online event, Banned Book Week, September 18-24, 2022. We will be hosting nighty book reading events throughout the week and more details will be announced soon! Follow this Facebook page for more details: https://facebook.com/events/s/banned-books-week/625802382486574/ Learn more: https://bannedbooksweek.org/ How many have you loved and may have changed your life? Here is a list compiled by Barnes and Nobles: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/banned-books/_/N-rtm  Read More

Check Out The Illinois And Iowa FUN10 For Great Events Happening This Week!

September 11th, 2022
Check Out The Illinois And Iowa FUN10 For Great Events Happening This Week!

Looking for fun in Illinois and Iowa this week? It’s Sunday, and QuadCities.com proudly presents Fun10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we drop a new Fun10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out Fun10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Fun10 — ten ways for you to have fun in the Quad-Cities, this week and every week, running every... Read More

Banned Books Week Celebration Kicks Off Next Week

September 22nd, 2019
Banned Books Week Celebration Kicks Off Next Week

When books or other materials are censored from the shelves of public libraries, we’re all in the dark. Banned Books Week, September 22-28, 2019, recognizes the right to access books without external censorship, and keep the light of intellectual freedom on. In celebration of freedom of expression and ideas, the Rock Island Public Library and the Midwest Writing Center will host their 6th Annual Banned Books “Read-In” on Tuesday, September 24, at the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street. The event starts at 5:30 pm with refreshments, and continues with live public readings from... Read More

Rock Island Libraries Celebrate Banned Books Week

September 23rd, 2016
Rock Island Libraries Celebrate Banned Books Week

The freedom to read and access ideas can transform lives – but when books are challenged or banned outright, readers are blocked from seeing all viewpoints and perspectives. That’s one of the reasons why libraries and bookstores focus on the harm of censorship during Banned Books Week, Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, 2016. On Tuesday, Sept. 27, local authors, librarians and other lovers of freedom will stand up for their right to read during a public reading of banned and challenged works at the Rock Island Main Library, 401 19th Street. The free event takes place in the library Community Room,... Read More