09/25/19 4:45pm

SHELTER ISLAND LIBRARY PHOTO
The library is celebrating Banned Books Week.

Unless you’re reading “Fahrenheit 451,” the days of book burning — and banning — seem to be a thing of the past. But today, with books still being challenged and banned from schools and stores, Banned Books Week is celebrating the freedom to read nationwide and at the Shelter Island Library. Spanning from Sept. 22 to 28, the theme of this year’s event proclaims “Censorship Leaves Us in the Dark,” urging everyone to “Keep the Light On.”

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11/29/18 10:00am

COURTESY PHOTO

Events and activities on Shelter Island.

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09/05/18 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO

JULIE LANE PHOTO

As I was driving the other day, my ears perked up when I heard some guy talking about a recent study that showed that teenagers read very little or not at all. They’re too tuned in to all the electronic gadgets.

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