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“Love & Vermin” by Will McPhail

Will McPhail is an artist with a distinctly expressive style that will keep you engaged and laughing with every drawing.  In his first graphic novel, In, he explored one man’s journey to connect with his fellow humans.  Love & Vermin is a collection of his comics, some previously published in The New Yorker, which can […]

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Teen Comics Workshop with Marek Bennett

August 2nd at 2pm on Zoom Join NH cartoonist Marek Bennett’s COMICS WORKSHOP on a quest to create wild new comics that ONLY YOU can draw… Using blank paper, pencils, ink, and four basic “storytelling elements,” we’ll design original animal cartoon characters with their own personalities, powers, & points of view — Then we’ll learn […]

--Booklists General

Graphic Novels in Libraries Month

Starting in 2019, every July the American Library Association and Booklist magazine celebrate graphic novels in libraries! Graphic novels are a very popular format and can be found in almost any genre. We have LOTS of graphic novels for all ages here at the library, and your librarians love to read them too! Check out […]

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Thirsty Mermaids by Kat Leyh

Thirsty Mermaids is the latest graphic novel from writer/artist Kat Leyh (Snapdragon, Lumberjanes). This book starts with three tipsy mermaids who have run out of beer and decide that in order to get more, they should conjure themselves some legs and head to dry land. After a night of debauchery in a human bar, they […]

--Kids Events Kids

Science Comics with Jason Viola

Comic books are not just fun to read – they can be incredible gateways for learning about the world! Massachusetts-based graphic novel writer Jason Viola (Science Comics: Polar Bears and Science Comics: The Digestive System) fills his comics with humorous situations, endearing characters, and a lifelong fascination with science. Join Jason for a behind-the-scenes look at how […]

--Booklists Teens

YALSA’s Great Graphic Novels for Teens

YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Administration) recently released their 2021 list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. Pictured below are the Top 10. To view the entire list, please visit here. Click on the image to request a copy!