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Graphic Novel Book Club

Monthly book discussion on a graphic novel selected by the group! This program is for readers age 16 and up.

Second Thursdays of the month
7-8:30 p.m.

Midtown Room
Mitchell Park Library
3700 Middlefield Road

Upcoming Titles:

Aug. 10: This One Summer (Mariko Tamaki)
Sept. 14: The Other Side of the Wall (Simon Schwartz)
Oct. 12: Killing and Dying (Adrian Tomine)
Nov. 9: Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq (Sarah Glidden)
Dec. 14: March: Book One (John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell)
Jan. 11: The Arrival (Shaun Tan)
Feb. 8: The Best we could do: An Illustrated Memoir (Thi Bui)
March 8: Citizen 13660 (Miné Okubo)
April 12: The Property (Rutu Modan, Jessica Cohen)
May 10 : Zahra’s Paradise (Amir and Khalil)

Titles can be borrowed from the Library or through Link+. Reserve copies are left on display for attendees to read in the Library. Please ask staff for assistance requesting titles!

Danièle Archambault, Ph.D. (Linguistics), is a researcher, author, and educator who is interested in comics as a way to document a society's cultural and linguistic landscape. Originally from Montreal, Quebec, she now lives in Palo Alto, where she is an artist in residence at the Cubberley Artist Studio Program, a program of the City of Palo Alto. In the past few years, she has published several full-color comic books, graphic novels, and electronic books. Ms. Archambault is a regular guest speaker on documenting culture and dialects through comics at various educational and cultural institutions. She teaches Visual Storytelling at the Palo Alto Art Center, and at other educational venues.

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Last Updated July 27, 2017