Banned Book Reading

Date(s) - 09/27/2016
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Front steps of Manning Hall


Come out to hear members of the Coalition of Youth Librarians (COYL) and others from the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) support your right to read! The members of COYL – all graduate students in SILS – have organized a reading of children’s and adult books that have been banned from school and public libraries.  Organizational efforts were led by COYL President Holly Broman.

SILS Dean Gary Marchionini will be the opening reader.

This is the rest of the schedule:

From 12:30 PM-1:00 PM, the readers are will be Melissa Ferens, an MSLS (master’s of science in library science) student; Holly Broman, COYL president and an MSLS student; Evelyn Daniel, dean and professor emerita of SILS; and Brittany Burchett, an MSLS student.

From 1:00 PM-1:30 PM: Beth Blackwood, an MSLS student; Cal Lee, an associate professor in SILS; Jenni Royce, an MSLS student; and Brian Sturm, the Francis Carroll McColl Term Associate Professor in SILS.

From 1:30 PM-2:00 PM: Jim Curry, an MSLS student; Brenna Dickerson, an MSLS student; Anthony Joyce, an MSLS student; and Alyssa Spoonts, an MSLS student.

From 2:00 PM-2:30 PM: Stephen Kreuger, an MSLS student; and Erin Gallagher, an MSLS student.

Tagged: 1AD2016, First Amendment Day
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