Banned Books Week is Back – Celebrate!

Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

2017 Banned Books Week Schedule    

Free Events and Museum Tours

 Sunday, Sept 24

  •  Evening Event: Censorship in the Newspaper and Book Publishing Industry
    • Join us as Mickey Maurer discusses issues with censorship in the newspaper and book publishing industry. We’ll host a reception following the presentation to name the KVML Art Gallery the Frank and Katrina Basile Community Room, and guests can meet our prisoner, Dr. Greg Bravehorse. He will introduce himself and his mission for the week. Event begins at 5 pm, KVML, 340 N. Senate Ave. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/myevent?eid=37204160646

Monday, Sept 25

  • Noon-Time Lunch Series: Sarah Skwire from Indiana Humanities will read from Frankenstein, and Constance Macy will read from Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark from 12 pm-1 pm. Bring your lunch; KVML, 340 N. Senate Ave.
  •  Evening Event: Discussing Howard Zinn

Tuesday, Sept 26

  • Noon-Time Lunch Series: Leonard Hoops from Visit Indy will read from Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle from 12 pm-1 pm. Bring your lunch; KVML, 340 N. Senate Ave.
  • Evening Event: Barb’s Banned Books Club

Wednesday, Sept 27

  • Noon-Time Lunch Series: Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Wagner reads from Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Former Poet Laureate Karen Kovacik will read from Howl by Allen Ginsburg from 12 pm-1 pm. Bring your lunch; KVML, 340 N. Senate Ave.
  • Evening Event: Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism

Thursday, Sept 28

  • Noon-Time Lunch Series:Sandra Harris reads from Tropic of Cancer and Christina Jones reads from In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak from 12pm-1pm. Bring your lunch; KVML 340 N. Senate Ave. Both readers are from Indiana Storytelling Arts.
  • Evening Event: Vonnegut’s Complete Short Stories

Friday, Sept 29

  • Noon-Time Lunch Series: Butler University professor Terri Carney reads from Don Quixote from 12 pm-1 pm. Bring your lunch; KVML, 340 N. Senate Ave.
  • Evening Event: Tales of a Timetraveling Prisoner

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