Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read! Each library has on display books that have been banned or challenged for one reason or another.
What's the difference? A challenge is an attempt to remove or restrict materials, based upon the objections of a person or group. A banning is the removal of those materials. Challenges do not simply involve a person expressing a point of view; rather, they are an attempt to remove material from the curriculum or library, thereby restricting the access of others.
To learn more visit the American Library Associations website.