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Homewood, Flossmoor libraries marking Banned Book Week

Krystal Webb, a teen services assistant at the Flossmoor Public Library, puts finishing touches on the Banned Books display on the library's second floor. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)

The Homewood and Flossmoor Public Libraries are joining with the American Library Association (ALA) this week to mark the 40th anniversary of Banned Books Week.

Special displays will be up through Saturday, Sept. 24, information sheets on banned books are available and several programs are being used to call attention to the ongoing attempts to remove books from shelves nationwide.

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