Hands-on Tour: Banned Books

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Date / Time

  • September 22, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


2008-2010 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19103, United States


Celebrate Banned Books week with The Rosenbach!

From the Canterbury Tales to Ulysses, The Rosenbach’s collection is full of books that have been banned, challenged, or censored. During Banned Books Week (Sept 22-28) take your rights and the books back into your own hands, discuss the controversies surrounding them, and celebrate your freedom to read.

About Behind the Bookcase: Hands-on Tours at The Rosenbach

Behind the Bookcase: Hands-on Tours offer unparalleled access to see, and even touch, rare and important items not usually on view to the public. Each program is dedicated to a different author, theme, or topic and grants a truly hands-on experience with materials in The Rosenbach’s inspiring collection.

See all upcoming tours hereSpace is limited and advance registration is strongly recommended.