Welcome to Truxal Library's special topic library guide for this year's observance of Banned Books Week! This guide accompanies a corresponding exhibit of materials on the second floor of Truxal Library. On this page we feature recent information about the current state of book censorship in the United States. Visit the 'resources about censorship' tab to browse books and ebooks in the library's collection that support the study of censorship and book banning.
According to the American Library Association, the following books received the most challenges in 2022. All are available to check out from Truxal Library!
2021 Honorary Chair Jason Reynolds discusses the Banned Books Week theme: Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.
Library photo courtesy of Barry Halkin Photography