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ALA will protest book burning with 9/11 Qur’an reading

In light of Rev. Terry Jones’, of the 50-member Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Florida, intention of burning the Qur’an on September 11, librarians and library advocates will assemble on the steps of the American Library Association headquarters in Chicago September 12 at 1 p.m. for a public reading from the Qur’an to counteract the burning in Gainesville, and Banned Books Week will launch on September 25 with readings from the Qur’an.

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