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Banned Books Week: Oct 1-7


Banned Books Week 2023 display at Leeward CC Library

October 1-7 is Banned Books Week. Join us in fighting book bans & censorship! 


Banning Books is Bananas!

Banned Books Week 2023: October 1-7. "Banning books is bananas! We read banned books at Leeward Community College Library!"

While supplies last! If you . . .

  • Check out a book in our library
  • Visit our Banned Books Week display and place stickers next to the banned books you’ve read
  • Have a discussion with any of us at the circulation desk about banned books

. . . we will give you a “Banning Books is Bananas!” sticker!

Art by Susan Sammis, student library aide.  


Banned Book Reading/Discussion

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Leeward CC Student Life sent out a poll to students asking them to select one of these banned or challenged books for a campus-wide reading and discussion:

Currently registered Leeward CC students who provide their contact information will enter a drawing for a free Foodland gift card provided by ASUH.

Deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, October 13, 2023


Banned Books Podcast

Leeward CC Student Life asks instruction librarian, Natalie Kahn, about the history of Banned Books Week. Learn about books that have been banned or challenged in the educational system, particularly LGBTQ+ books. 

Play Podcast: Gain Knowledge, and Build Relationships Episode 31: Banned Books Week with Leeward Instruction Librarian Natalie Kahn


Visit Leeward CC Library’s Banned Books Week page at go.hawaii.edu/yKp


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