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april, 2023

13apr6:00 pm7:30 pmFeaturedWhy Ban Books?

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Many attempts to ban books in public schools and libraries have made headlines over the past years. The effectiveness of these campaigns is unclear and yet the attempts continue. Why do people ban books? What are they trying to accomplish? What are the effects and how should we respond? Dr. Emily J.M. Knox, Associate Professor in the School of Information Science at the University of Illinois will provide insight and share her knowledge about this important topic.


(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Main Library 107 N.E. Monroe

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Main Library

107 N.E. Monroe
Peoria, IL 61602

Phone: 309-497-2000

Web: www.peoriapubliclibrary.org

Mon–Sat: 9 AM – 6 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

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