Celebrate ‘Banned Books Week’ at the library

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Did you know that books are being challenged or banned from schools, libraries, and bookstores even today? Join the Ascension Parish Library in celebrating the freedom to read by participating in Banned Books Week. Throughout the month of September, Ascension Parish Library is showcasing its collection of previously banned and challenged books, examples of which include Alice in Wonderland, The Golden Compass, and the entire Harry Potter series.

Do you have a favorite banned book? Stop by any Ascension Parish Library location to take a mug shot with your book and earn a Banned Book Week button. Do the research, make a difference and support your favorite challenged or banned books in the best way possible—by reading them!