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Library: We Read Banned Books! – Theatre Alberta

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Library: We Read Banned Books! – Theatre Alberta


Books are challenged and banned from libraries every day. Only 30% of challenged books make it back onto the library shelves. On February 25th to March 3rd, we celebrate Freedom to Read Week by reading some of the many challenged and banned books available at our library:

Freedom to Read Week

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens
  • The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman
  • James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl, adapted by Richard R. George
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding, adapted by Nigel Williams
  • Tartuffe by Moliere
  • The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler
  • Rent by Jonathan Larson
  • The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
  • Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You by Christopher Durang
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
  • Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, adapted by Christopher Sergel
  • Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, adapted by Paul Kester
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, adapted by David Rogers

Freedom to Read Week provides an opportunity for Canadians to focus on issues of intellectual freedom as they affect our community, our province, our country, and countries around the world.

Celebrate FREADOM!
~ Chris & Solveig

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