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UT Tyler Muntz Library to Hold Banned Book Readout

September 23, 2009

Students study in the Muntz Library.

The UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library will observe “Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read” Sept. 26 – Oct. 3, Jeanne Pyle, Muntz Library director, announced.

The Muntz Library will hold its annual Banned Books Week Readout 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30 at the Muntz Library Gardens (Rain location: Reading Room). Faculty, staff, students and members of the academic community may sign up and read for 15 minutes from their favorite banned or challenged books.

Observed since 1982, Banned Books Week is nationally sponsored by American Library Association, American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, Association of American Publishers, American Society of Journalists and Authors and National Association of College Stores.

To sign up for a reading time slot or for more information, contact Angel Rivera, outreach librarian, 903.566.7165 or arivera@uttyler.edu.

September 28, 2009

UPDATE: This event has been cancelled.




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