Ephrata Public Library Events

Banned Books Week: 84 Hours, 84 Books

All Audiences Not Required

84 Books will be purchased to distribute to visitors of the “Forbidden Art Exhibition” during Banned Books Week September 24-30, 2017. To shed light on the Nazi book burnings 84 years ago prohibiting the freedom to read, 84 copies representing various male and female authors that were burned or banned in Germany during the 1930s and 40s will be distributed to visitors. On the hour and each half hour the Ephrata Public Library is open during Banned Books Week a passage from one of the banned texts will be read for 84 seconds over the loud speaker in thelibrary and broadcast via Facebook live.

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