Uncensored: Banned Books Week Kick-off @ The Lyric

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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The Lyric

Event Details

Engage with passages from frequently challenged books and take action to protect your right to read. This event will feature:
  • live readings of passages from frequently challenged books, 
  • facts about recent book ban movements around the U.S. and in Colorado, 
  • a book swap, 
  • postcard writing to banned authors, 
  • a "found poetry" craft, 
  • opportunities for you to engage with local officials on issues of censorship and intellectual freedom.  
Bring a book you'd like to swap with other attendees - especially if it's a book that changed your perspective or gave you new insights! Registration not required but encouraged.

The event will also be livestreamed to Poudre Libraries' Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PoudreLibraries/

The Lyric Cinema is located at 1209 N College Ave. Beverages and food are available for purchase, though purchase is not required to participate.

This event is co-sponsored by Front Range Community College, the Lyric and Poudre Libraries. Poudre Libraries is hosting multiple Banned Books Week events and displays during October 1-7, 2023. Our goals are to amplify community members’ voices, support creative work, and protect intellectual freedom.

Event Type(s): Talks / Performances
Age Group(s): Adults, Teens
Laura Puls
(970) 204-8208

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