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Celebrate our Freedom to Read - A Banned Books Week Panel Discussion

Celebrate our Freedom to Read - A Banned Books Week Panel Discussion In-Person

You’re cordially invited to our Banned Books Week Event at the Library on Monday October 2, 7:00pm-8:30pm. Join us in celebrating our Freedom to Read

Come hear from children's graphic novelist Jerry Craft, along with CSULB faculty Amy Desuza-Riehm and Dr. Alice L. Nicholas, as they discuss the current uprise in book challenges happening across the US. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Alexis Pavenick, CSULB Librarian. 
The panel is free. 
We welcome everyone. 
Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Mark your calendar, register below today (encouraged, but not required, you will get a reminder email if you register), and share event information with those you know!


The Library is located near the south end of the CSULB campus off of 7th St. (University address is 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840). Please note that campus parking is fee-based. We encourage carpooling and the use of the campus map to help visitors with wayfinding. More resources are available on our Hours and Map page.

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Dr. Alice L. Nicholas, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

Amy Desuza-Riehm headshot

Amy Desuza-Riehm, CSULB Adjunct Professor of Comparative World Literature

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Dr. Alexis Pavenick, CSULB English Librarian

For more information, please contact Cathy.Outten@csulb.edu


Related LibGuide: Banned Books by Cathy Outten

Monday, October 2, 2023
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
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Fifth Floor Reading Room
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