What is Banned Books Week?
From the American Library Association (ALA):
"Banned Books Week (BBW) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. 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."
Badge courtesy of ALA.
To view the timeline, click the image below.