Article Title

Banned Book Week

Authors

Toni Rose

Newspaper

The Sun (Sheridan)

Date

10-9-1991

Location

Sheridan, Oregon

Participants

Edna Gallton

Photo Description

Library visitor browses banned books at the Sheridan Library.

Photo Caption

Edna Gallton of Dansville, N.Y. ignores warnings and browses among banned books heaped on a table at Sheridan Public Library during Banned Books Week. The pile of books diminished steadily as patrons discovered old favorites in the pile and checked them out, librarian said.

Abstract

The Sheridan city librarian expressed appreciation to The Sun for its promotion of Banned Books Week. Library visitors were amazed at the banned books displayed, and checked out many of the books. One elderly man commented that he had fought and been injured in Germany during WWII to stop this kind of censorship.

Keywords

Banned Books Week, censorship, challenges, opinion piece

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