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To celebrate Banned Books Week, the McCormick Freedom Museum is holding a Banned Books ReadOut next Saturday, September 27, from noon to 4 PM in Pioneer Court, next to the Trib Tower. "Acclaimed authors and local celebrities" will read from their favorite banned books, and authors whose books have been banned or threatened will sign autographs. The PR promises Judy Blume, Lois Lowry, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Achy Obejas, Luis Alberto Urrea, Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, "and more." It's free; call 312-222-7871 for info.