Graphic novels have exploded in popularity in the last two decades. Some of this is thanks to cinematic adaptations of popular characters. However, graphic novels aren't all superheroes and crime fighters. Join us for an exploration of acclaimed, award-winning non-fiction, biographical, and fictional graphic novels that will appeal to:
- Reluctant or struggling readers
- Those who wish to improve their English skills
- Those looking to receive their high school equivalency diploma
- Or any adult interested in history, culture, or the illustrated form!
This book club fuses education and entertainment in a fun social setting.
Registration for our fall session opens October 20th and closes November 20th. We will meet every Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. for 8 weeks. Books will be provided!
This Graphic Endeavors session will revisit the smash hit session from last year, My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf. It tells the story of Jeffrey Dahmer before he became the monster that many know him to have become. Backderf was a Dahmer's classmate in the 1970s Akron-suburb high school that it this memoir's setting. Join us for this intense and nuanced psychological portrait that Time rated as one of its best books of 2012 and winner of the ALA/YALSA Alex Award.
We hope you'll sign up!