UNF kicks off Banned Books Week celebration

Tierney Harvey

The Thomas G. Carpenter Library will hold its annual Banned Books Week celebration this week. The national celebration is a decades-long tradition and this year, it will be recognized from Sept 24-30. In 2017, Banned Books Week aims to draw attention to the importance of the First Amendment.

The event website states that banned books can be removed from libraries, not allowed to be published, not allowed to enter a county or even physically destroyed.

Celebrate the freedom to read with UNF and check out the Banned Books Week events coming up this week.


Graphic Novels Under Attack

Monday, 2-4 p.m.

The panel discussion will include Associate Professor of Literacy in the College of Education and Human Services Katie Monnin, Senior Instructor of English Russell Turney and Associate Professor of History Chau Kelly.

The installation is on display in the entrance of the library. Photo by Tierney Harvey.


Monday – Friday

The UNF Library invites students to create their own comics using paper, scissors and artwork.


Banned Books Week Exhibits

Available on display in the library through Saturday.


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