Diversity in Graphic Novels Meeting Today

cover imageThursday, October 20, 2016, 10am-12pm
OCLN Central Site, Braintree, 220 Forbes Rd. Suite 401
Benchmark Title:
Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

We’re meeting today to talk about graphic novels reader’s advisory with a focus on diversity.

We will be discussing the following readings today, in addition to the benchmark title, Persepolis, and the second titles:

Goldsmith, Francisca, The Readers’ Advisory Guide to Graphic Novels, Chapter 4: Moving Traditional Readers Toward Graphic Novel Options

Appeal Factors in Graphic Novels and Manga from the Ontario Public Library

“Learning to See the Social, or How to Read a Graphic Novel” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAyEbgSPi9whttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAyEbgSPi9w

How to Read a Graphic Novel

Meetings this year will be held on a few different days of the week and occasionally a different time, based on survey responses. We hope anyone who couldn’t attend any of the Wednesday-morning sessions last year will be able to join us for some of the meetings this year.

Register for future meetings through the MLS Event Calendar!


New members of the group are always welcome to join at any time or to try a session to see how it works! Read through the About page to find out more, and feel free to contact Laurie or Maggie with questions.



One response to “Diversity in Graphic Novels Meeting Today

  1. Antonia Stephens

    Would love to be part of this, but right now I’m too swamped! I hope to be back early winter….

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