Monday, October 3, 2011

Justice Center participates in banned book read-out at Consortium Library

Kristi Powell (left) and Barbara Armstrong
The UAA/APU Consortium Library held a Banned Books Read-Out on Monday, September 26 from 12 noon - 3:00 p.m. to kick-off the observance of Banned Books Week (Sept. 24 - Oct. 1) sponsored by the American Library Association. Twenty-six readers participated in the UAA event.

Barbara Armstrong, Alaska Justice Forum editor, and Kristi Powell, UAA/APU Consortium Library Student Worker Supervisor/Reserves Manager, teamed up to read from Isabel Allende's House of the Spirits.  Barbara read from the original Spanish version and Kristi from an English translation. 

KTVA Channel 11 News covered the Read-Out. The video story is below.  Click here for the online article.