Celebrating Banned Books Week at Scuppernong Books

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This event was part of PEN America’s celebration of Banned Books Week.
Learn more about PEN America’s advocacy against book bans and championing the freedom to learn.

Banned Books Week is an annual event that celebrates open access to books in our schools, libraries, and communities. This year, PEN America celebrated the week in North Carolina with a full day of activities.

The morning will started at 11am ET with a drag queen sidewalk storytime in partnership with Stonewall Sports – Greensboro. This event was an hour long, and ideal for curious children and families. Following a lunch break, PEN America hosted a sidewalk banned book reading and Pop Up Performance in the afternoon, starting at 2pm ET.

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Event Schedule

Drag Queen Sidewalk Storytime

11:00am – 12:00pm ET
In partnership with Stonewall Sports – Greensboro
Outdoors | Family and Children’s Event

Banned Out Loud: Sidewalk Banned Book Reading & Pop Up Performance

2:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Outdoors

Other Banned Books Week 2021 Events

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