“Books unite us. Censorship divides us,” is the powerful, timely theme of this year’s Banned Books Week celebration. It’s a theme that booksellers across the world will be embracing as they join with libraries, schools, journalists, and others in celebrating the right to read from September 26 – October 2.
How can you take part in Banned Books Week 2021 as a reader? Visit your local independent bookstore and pick out a banned or challenged book! Explore a new voice, visit a world unlike your own, and make new connections. Find a bookstore in your area with IndieBound’s Bookstore Finder. Need help choosing a banned or challenged book? Check out the Top 10 Most Challenged Book Lists from the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom. Learn more about Banned Books Week here.
BOOKSELLERS, get ready for Banned Books Week with an additional 3% off a selection of banned and challenged books. This promotion runs from August 23 to October8. No promo code needed. Stock up today and unite readers through books! View Full List Here
Looking to promote your store’s Banned Books Week celebration? Digital kits are available from the American Booksellers for Free Expression (ABFE) here.