Dear COC Student,

Please join The Learning Center (TLC) and the Library in celebration of academic and intellectual freedom!

How can you participate?

  •  Speak to your instructor or visit TLC website Special Events page at:

  •  Enjoy the Library display and check out challenged materials

  •  Peruse the selection of challenged materials in the Banned Books Room in The Learning Center (LTLC-157) and display at the Canyon Country Campus TLC (room 306)

  •  Engage in discussions about academic and intellectual freedom with faculty, staff, students, and tutors

  •  Bring your camera! Take a picture on the selfie wall, create a meme, and enter to win a prize!

  •  View The Learning Center Website “Events” page for book excerpts, details on challenges and bans, a photo gallery of past events, and much more! Or, contact for further information on Challenged Materials on Campus FA2016 



A Place to Stand

Always Running

Animal Dreams

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Brave New World

Breakfast of Champions

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Country Wife

Death of a Salesman

Fahrenheit 451


In the Time of Butterflies

Like Water for Chocolate

M. Butterfly

Manchild in the Promised Land

Moll Flanders


Reefer Madness

The Circle

The Bean Trees

The Cellist of Sarajevo

The Communist Manifesto

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night

The Glass Castle

The Great Gatsby

The Handmaid's Tale

The Harry Potter series

The Hobbit

The House on Mango Street

The Jungle

The Life of Pi

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

The Marbury Lens

The Scarlet Letter

The Secret Life of Bees

The Tortilla Curtain

Their Eyes Were Watching God


Typical American

Waiting for Lefty