September is Banned Books Week, er, Month

banned books displayTo celebrate Banned Books Week (which we are turning into a full month here), Reference Librarian Malia Laughton has created a display of banned books.

But it’s not just a display.

wrapped banned bookAvailable for checkout are banned books wrapped in brown paper. On the package is a description of the book with identifying details blacked out and an explanation of why the book was banned.

Come see what you might be missing by checking out a “banned book” today!

And it looks like word is getting around . . . one patron’s happy comment.

For more information, contact the Reference Desk at 503-682-2744 or

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