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Library Events

Want to know what is going on at the Library? Check out all of our past and upcoming events here!

Welcome

It's that time of year again, Banned Books Week is coming!  This year Banned Books Week is going to be from September 27 - October 3, 2020. We're going to be celebrating in the library again with a Digital Stand For the Banned Read-In, as well as new displays and information about Banned Books!  Drop by and see what we've got and learn more about what Banned Books Week is and why it is important. 

 

See Banned Books Week Here at the Library

Books in a glass case.  Police tape on the top and bottom of shelf.  Books labeled with various reasons for banning such as 'sex,' 'violence,' 'language,' etc.  Some books behind flames and chained together.

Banned Books Display

Here are several of the books that have been banned in other places that we have here at Cleveland State Community College Library.  You might notice that some of the books have been banned for the same reason.

Several people in a conference room with a projection screen in the background.

Censorship in the Media

Getting settled in before our Film Club's Censorship in the Media event.

Several people in a conference room sitting around a table and looking toward a projector screen.

A presentation during our Censorship in the Media event

One of our professors talks about the Sedition Act and how it affected our view of Freedom of the Press.

Several people sitting in a conference room, around a conference table talking.

Another presentation during the Censorship in the Media event

A member of the film club talks about the ratings system in movies.

Multiple people sit in different kinds of chairs with a table to one side and a table behind them.  They are all holding books.

A student reading during our Stand for the Banned Read Out

One of our brave CSCC students reads from The Handmaid's Tale during our Stand for the Banned Read Out event.

Several people sit in chairs facing each other.  One person has a book and is reading.

Another student reads during our Stand for the Banned Read Out

Another CSCC student reads from a Banned Book while faculty and students listen and get ready for the discussion about that book.