Banned Books Read-Out with Alexandria’s Mayor Justin Wilson

Celebrate the Freedom to Read with Mayor Justin Wilson and Library Director Rose Dawson.

Did you know that books are still being banned in the 21st century? Banned or challenged book titles include, To Kill A Mockingbird, Beloved, and the Harry Potter series. The Alexandria Library, in partnership with the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, is hosting its annual Banned Books Read-Out at the Athenaeum.

You are invited to join Honorary Host Mayor Justin Wilson, Library Director Rose Dawson and others who will read from banned books to celebrate the freedom to read. You may read 3-5 minute selections from a banned or challenged book or just come to listen.

If you would like to read please RSVP with your selection to by September 20th.