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Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Home

Banned books map

Use the map to find out where book challenges have taken place across the country.

Celebrate Banned Books Week 2016 (Sept. 25-Oct. 1) - Read a banned book! Join us on Monday, Sept. 26 for Bozeman Reads...Banned Books. This program is from 7-8:30 pm at Bozeman Public Library. See the next tab for details.

Books have been challenged or banned through the ages for a variety of reasons including sexual content, religious content, and political content. According to the American Library Association, which tracks books challenges across the country, the books below were the 10 most challenged in 2015 (http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks). Celebrate your freedom to read - check out a banned or challenged book today!