Banned Books to Read During Banned Books Week

The last week in September marks Banned Books Week, a week long even that celebrated the freedom to read whatever you want, created by the American Library Association (ALA). It takes the time to highlight historic occasions at attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. Take a look at the 10 most banned/challenged booksContinue reading “Banned Books to Read During Banned Books Week”

Controversial but Necessary: Recent Releases for Banned Books Week

While being on this book committee at work, I have read some amazing books this year. Some of these books, I feel, really should be highlighted to our library community and helmed as one the best books of the year for their ingenuity and compelling storytelling.

Friday Debate: Professional Organizations

Welcome to Friday Debate, a feature on cup of tea with that book, please, where every Friday a question will be posted that tantalize the brain and expands our horizons.

Librarian Burnout: ALA and Professional Organizations

Welcome to Librarian Burnout, a new platform on cup of tea with that book, please, where we will both share different factors that cause burnout and our librarian burnout stories:

Celebrating Banned Books Week

Congratulations! We have just arrived into Banned Books Week, an ALA (American Libraries Associations) that celebrates not only what we do best, read, but also the freedom to seek out and absorb knowledge, no matter how controversial and unorthodox it would appear. Since this event began in 1982, over  11,300 books have been challenged.  You haveContinue reading “Celebrating Banned Books Week”