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Banned Books Week (all month long) September 2013  

Last Updated: Jun 19, 2015 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts

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Enter & Win!

Every weekday through September, we have trivia questions on Facebook and Twitter. All correct answers will be entered into a drawing at the end of the month. 3 winners will recieve $50 gift certificates!

Answer and win!

Note: The contest is open to everyone; however you must be a student of the Claremont Colleges to win.

Read 'em!

All the books listed in this guide are available at the library. During the month of September they'll be on a cart near the Library Services Desk (where you check out books). So feel free to grab one and read!

NOTE: This guide contains information on banned books we have at Honnold Library. It is not a representative list of every banned book throughout history.



Read Banned Books @ Honnold/Mudd Library


Banned Books Read-Out


Outreach Committee

This event brought to you by the library Outreach Committee:

Sean Stone (chair)

Char Booth

Dani Brecher

Gale Burrow

Alex Chappell

Kate Crocker

Sara Lowe

Natalie Tagge

Kathy Trcopan



Information gathered primarily from the following sources:

  1. Haight, Anne Lyon and Chandler B. Grannis, Banned Books 387 B.C. to 1978 A.D., New York & London: R.R. Bowker Company, 1978.
  2. ALA, "Banned and/or Challenged Books from the Radcliffe Publishing Course Top 100 Novels of the 20th Century."
  3. ALA, "Frequently Challenged Books of the 20th Century."
  4. The Online Books Page, "Banned Books Online."
  5. The File Room,
  6. Index Librorum Prohibitorum, 1948 edition.
  7. The University of Melbourne, "Banned Books in Australia," A Special Collections-Art in the Library Exibition. 

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