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To read or not to read: Banned Books Week display set at Northern

 

September 27, 2018

Havre Daily News/Gen Yamaguchi

Montana State University-Northern's Vande Bogart Library displays a booth of banned and challenged books Wednesday during the annual Banned Books Week. The books and a poster about banned book week will be on display at the library entrance until Sunday.

While some may think the idea of banning books seems like something that could have happened in the early 1900s, maybe mid-1900s, but not in 2018, a visit to the Banned Books exhibit at Montana State University-Northern will show the idea of banning books is still an ongoing issue.

Northern is displaying an exhibit celebrating challenged and banned books. The exhibit opened Sunday and will run through this weekend at the Vande Bogart Library.

Northern Librarian Vicki Gist said the list shows the issues of the moment.

"In most cases, someone doesn't like what is being said and telling peo...



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