Troy University Libraries plan 2016 Banned Book Week events

Posted: Friday, 23 September 2016

The libraries at Troy University campuses in Troy, Dothan and Montgomery will hold events next week in recognition of Banned Books Week.

TROY Libraries received a grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation"s Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund to help fund the activities. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlighting the value of free and open access to information. This year"s theme is "Diversity" with the slogan "Stand Up for Your Right to Read."

The schedule of activities is:

Sept. 26

  • 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. - Mystery Book Quiz, Troy Campus Library
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - "Reading with Rosa," atrium of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Montgomery Campus

Sept. 27

  • 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - Discussion of the Book "1984" by George Orwell, 231 Everett Hall, Dothan Campus
  • 1 p.m. - Photo Booth, Troy Campus Library
  • 5 p.m. - Book Give-Away, second floor of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Montgomery Campus

Sept. 28

  • 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. - Matching Game, Troy Campus Library
  • 10 a.m. - "Intellectual Freedom and Censorship" Lecture by Dr. Kirk Curnutt, Rosa Parks Auditorium, Montgomery Campus
  • 1 p.m. - Viewing and discussion of the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo"s Nest," 231 Everett Hall, Dothan Campus
  • High school artwork display, second floor of the Rosa Parks Museum"s Children"s Wing, Montgomery Campus

Sept. 29

  • 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. - Viewing and Discussion of the movie "The Color Purple," 231 Everett Hall, Dothan Campus
  • 2 p.m. - Read Out, Troy Campus Library
  • 5 p.m. - Book Give-Away, second floor of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Montgomery Campus

Sept. 30

  • 10 a.m. - Book Give-Away, second floor of the Rosa Parks Library and Museum, Montgomery Campus.