During the Freedom to read Week, borrow a book that was banned or challenged over the past 50 years and get the chance to win a $100 gift certificate in a bookstore.
Double your chance to win by taking a picture with your book! (We will publish your picture on our blog).
More information at the circulation desk!
A few examples of banned or challenged books :
- Moby Dick / Herman Melville
- The Handmaid’s Tale / Margaret Atwood
- The Old Man and the Sea / Ernest Hemingway
- The Hunger Games / Suzanne Collins
Violence, sexuality, homosexuality, inappropriate language, etc. there are plenty of reasons to challenge or ban a book from the library’s shelves; here in Quebec or around the world. Come to the Library and find out why these books and so many more offended some readers.