Arts & Culture

Library celebrates Freedom to Read

The Morinville Community Library will be celebrating Freedom to Read Week Feb. 21 to 27. The annual event encourages Canadians to think about the intellectual freedoms guaranteed by the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. […]

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Arts & Culture

Library focusing on banned books this week

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Public Library has loaded its shelves with a collection of banned and challenged books and hope patrons will read them this week. But the real shock value is that many of the books were ever banned or challenged in the first place.

The scandalous collection of prose is all part of the library’s participation in Freedom to Read Week, an annual event that reminds Canadians of the freedom to express ideas and communicate those ideas through the medium of the printed word. […]