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Freedom to Read Week 2020

What do If I Ran the Zoo, Harry Potter books, Lord of the Rings, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and The Handmaid’s Tale have in common? These books have all been challenged in public and/or school libraries. February 23rd to 29th is Freedom to Read Week! This annual event encourages Canadians to think… Read more

Freedom to Read Week

It’s Freedom to Read Week from February 24th to March 2nd! This year is the 35th anniversary of this event which celebrates intellectual freedom. Freedom to read can never be taken for granted. Even in Canada, a free country by world standards, books and magazines are banned at the border. Books are removed from the… Read more