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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Week to raise awareness about censorship

Banned! Libraries focus on free speech
Week to raise awareness about censorship
Jim WilliamsThe Arizona RepublicSept. 25, 2006 12:00 AM

Michael Ging/TheArizona Republic
Lisa Gallegos, who works at the Tolleson Library, wraps crime tape around shelves of book titles that have been banned in the U.S.

Lisa Gallegos stretches yellow crime tape across a library bookshelf. Crime tape? Library? Looks can be deceiving.Gallegos, a library assistant at the Tolleson Library, helped create a display that brings attention to National Banned Books Week, which runs through Saturday. The American Library Association, which has been sponsoring the event nationally for 25 years, estimates that nearly 9,000 books have been banned or challenged in the past two decades. The group believes more than a book a day faces expulsion from free and open public access in schools and libraries.

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