#BannedBooksWeek Update: Literary Trivia Night, Blind Date

Banned Books Week is currently underway, and we'll be highlighting a selection of your creative events, displays, social media posts and more. Let us know some of the unusual ways your bookstore or library is celebrating. 

A wall of banned books at Vroman's, Pasadena, Calif.

Battenkill Books, Cambridge, N.Y.: "Some folks have literally been stopped in their tracks and have made comments like, 'That book was banned? But that book is a [classic/good book/book I like]!' "

Avid Bookshop, Athens, Ga.: "On Thursday, Sept. 28, Avid Bookshop and The Rook & Pawn will present a Literary Trivia Night in light of Banned Books Week. At the event, there will also be a #AvidGivesBack book sale that will benefit the Athens Area Arts Council."

Country Bookshelf, Bozeman, Mont.: "Are you ready for a blind date with a banned book? To celebrate Banned Book Week we covered up some of our favorite titles and wrote a couple clues as to what's inside. They'll be available all week!"

At Book Passage, San Francisco

Book Passage, San Francisco, Calif.: "Book Passage in the San Francisco Ferry Building is once again offering readers an opportunity to confess to reading banned books. Guilty readers can choose a title from the nearby display, or use the line-up ID card."

Square Books, Oxford, Miss.: " 'There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.' - Joseph Brodsky. Live every week like it's #BannedBookWeek."

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse, La Canada Flintridge, California, Calif.: "This week is Banned Books Week. Celebrate the right to read!!!"

Wellesley Books‏, Wellesley, Mass.: "Read a banned book. Celebrate your freedom to read. #BannedBookWeek #ourrighttoread."

Mid-Manhattan Library‏, New York City: "Come get a #bannedbook recommendation from 1-3! Happy #BannedBooksWeek."

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