POSTED: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:30pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 4:44pm
Longview, TX (KETK) — Readers across the nation are coming together to celebrate their freedom to read during "Banned Book Week."
The week started back in 1982 after an increase in the number of books being targeted by groups for removal from libraries and book stores.
Teachers, librarians, and book lovers have celebrated "Banned Book Week" at the end of September since.
To see if your favorite books are on the list go here.