Adults can participate in "A Blind Date with a Banned Book" where they can check out wrapped books, going on a "blind date" with texts that have been challenged by society.
Teens can read Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi on Thursday, Oct. 2 and then attend a screening of the movie on Thursday, Oct. 9.
Children are invited to attend a Captain Underpants party on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 4:15 p.m. The children's book the party inspired was actually one of the most challenged books in 2013.
To better celebrate Banned Books Week, librians and library workers have suggested a reading list that includes such famously contested texts as The Catcher in the Rye, The Hunger Games, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Giver, In the Night Kitchen, Lord of the Flies, and The Great Gatbsy, among others.