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Banned Books Week: Events

Banned Authors Book Signing

Banned Authors Book Signing

Saturday, October 1, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Metropolitan State University Library, 1st Floor, 645 E 7th St.

Noted local authors including Pete Hautman, Phyllis Root, and Marion Dane Bauer will sign copies of their books that have at one time been challenged or banned. Authors will also answer questions about their experiences with censorship. Their books will also be available for purchase.

Banned Books at the Movies

Banned Books Storytimes

Banned Book Storytimes with Special Guests

Several libraries will be hosting storytimes with special guests reading to children from books that have been banned or challenged.

  • Seitu Jones, Visual Artist
    Rondo Library: Sept. 27, 10:30 a.m.
  • Jane Eastwood, Saint Paul Public Library Director
     Dayton's Bluff Library: Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m.
  • Christine Schafer, Dean of Library and Information Services, Metropolitan State
     Riverview Library: Sept. 29, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
  • Paul Creager, Founder and Director of Square Lake Music & Film Festival; Curriculum Director at Gordon Parks High School
    Rondo Library: Sept. 30, 11:00-11:30 a.m. 

Banned Author Signing FIle

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