Why I Celebrate Banned Books Week
Why is it important to celebrate our freedom to read?
This post is a reflection of a week’s worth of thinking about what Banned Books Week signifies—not just for librarians, libraries, books, and reading, but what it should signify for all of us, readers and nonreaders alike.
And mea culpa for its length…feel free to take breaks, or just read what you want!
Banning: The Ultimate External Motivator for Reading!
Getting kids—and adults—to embrace reading as a recreational pastime is an ongoing challenge, especially when there are so many other demands and distractions on how we spend our time today, free or otherwise. Continue reading