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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, this annual American Library Association event reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.

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Fall Festival

Celebrate Fall at the Rensselaer Library each October. Usually held the first Tuesday of the month. Dates vary. Take part in games, a cake walk, silent cake auction, white elephant Bingo, face painting and more!

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Get Away at Your Library - Teen Read Week™

About Teen Read Week™

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Santa Visits

Each December, join us for special visits from Santa and his helpers. Events vary by location.

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Create it at Your Library

Teen Tech Week

Each March the library celebrates our teen patrons and technology with a special week of events in conjunction with YALSA, the YA branch of the American Library Association.

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Spring Festival

Celebrate Spring at the DeMotte Library on the Friday of National Library Week, held each April. Dates vary. Check out our Events Calendar for dates and times. Take part in games, a cake walk, Bingo, face painting and more! All proceeds benefit the Friends of the DeMotte Library.

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