2019 Banned Book Teen Fashion Show

Banned Book Week: September 22 – 28

The 2019 theme, Banning Books Silences Stories, is a reminder that everyone needs to speak out against the tide of censorship.

Fashion Show: Saturday, September 28, 6:30 – 8 PM
Wearing original designs inspired by challenged, banned literature, and fandoms, teens celebrate with a runway show and banned book readings. Enjoy the photo booth, giveaways and participate in Q & A with our teen designers! Banned Books Week is an American Library Association sponsored event.

Call for Designers
Calling all teen fashion designers! Belmar Library is looking for tween and teen fashion designers to participate in a Banned Book Week Fashion Show. Materials and themes are open to interpretation, but should reflect the 2019 - Banning Books Silences Stories. Wearable items can include but are not limited to: T-shirts, shoes, dresses, jewelry, Cosplay costumes, props, tote bags, accessories, etc.

Designer applications due: September 24
Apply here.