Freedom of speech is always under attack, and Flying Dog Brewery is always ready for the fight. This September, as part of the efforts behind Banned Books Week, the brewery’s focus is on the banning of books. For a week, Flying Dog will celebrate the countless books that have been censored, removed or restricted from bookshelves for the past century by launching a takeover of Little Free Libraries across Frederick and beyond.

Marked with signage reminiscent of a burning page, the Little Free Libraries taken over by Flying Dog are packed with titles that have been banned and challenged. In each book is a Flying Dog bookmark that proudly states, “I’m with the banned.” These community-based, “take a book/leave a book” bookstalls selected by the brewery range from residential boxes to locations within retailers, museums and bars.

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mrnatural1

Way to go Flying Dog! [thumbup][thumbup] [cool]

gabrielshorn2013

Spot on, Mr. Caruso! [thumbup][thumbup][thumbup]

Piedmontgardener

Great, all American push back on this garbage. Well done, Flying Dog, well done. Ideas are the coin of the realm, suppression or censoring of them is a uniquely small minded practice. If you are scared of an idea, stay away from it. But never, never think you have the right to censor it because you don't like it. That's deeply offensive - it shows you can't handle other people having the right to think.

msmith6276

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msmith6276

Oops ignore the off topic. Way to go FD

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