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Events

Through the years we've held fundraising dinners, grand openings, western parties, virtual events and, most recently, an annual Upscale Pub Crawl. 

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Our Third Annual Upscale Pub Crawl is on October 9th 2024.

Thank you to our current 2024 sponsors! 

Stay tuned for 2024 pubs and more sponsors (the list is growing)! 

Join us for a night of fun while raising awareness and funds to defend the right to read.

Stroll through downtown Redwood City with fellow library supporters and enjoy libations at local establishments. Each pub will feature two banned books and a discounted beverage. Small bites and non-alcoholic drinks will also be available.
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The American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) has released new data documenting book challenges throughout the United States, finding that challenges of unique titles surged 65% in 2023 compared to 2022 numbers, reaching the highest level ever documented.

In 2023, in addition to targeting school libraries, groups are being organized to focus pressure on public libraries. The number of titles targeted for censorship at public libraries increased by 92% over the previous year, accounting for about 46% of all book challenges in 2023; school libraries saw an 11% increase over 2022 numbers.

 

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Join us to fight attempts to censor books in schools and libraries, to support downtown merchants, and to back the Library. Get your tickets today!

Raising Awareness and Funds to Defend the Right to Read!

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