Banned Books Week - September 27-October 3, 2020
Please note, this event has expired.
The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library will once again celebrate the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read, which raises awareness about censorship and freedom of expression.
The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library (KVML) will once again celebrate the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week September 27 – October 23. This year’s planned events will include virtual and in-person events at KVML’s new “forever home” located downtown on the historic Indiana Avenue. In addition to the events, our museum with open for scheduled small-group tours from 10 am to 5pm daily during this week. To schedule a time slot, visit vonnegutlibrary.org.
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543 Indiana Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
“This year will be special and unique for so many reasons as this is our first Banned Books Week in our new home all while we’re trying to survive and navigate through a global pandemic,” says KVLM Founder and CEO Julia Whitehead. “We know our events will be accessible virtually and our hope is to integrate in-person events and opportunities in a safe, meaningful way." Masks are available and space is limited in order to follow social-distancing guidelines. There are hand sanitizer stations throughout the building and surfaces are wiped with disinfectant wipes frequently throughout the day. We also collect names and phone numbers for contact tracing.