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Graphic Novel Story Walk: A Will Eisner Week(s) Celebration

Runs through March.  Join us as we celebrate Will Eisner Week(s), an annual celebration honoring the legacy of the champion of the graphic novel. This international event is dedicated to promoting graphic novel literacy, free speech, and the sequential arts.  Take a stroll at your leisure at Library Cove (located behind the library by the river's edge) and peruse a readers' advisory of some of the best graphic novels ever published, most of which have been nominated for an Eisner Award, the "Oscar" of the comic industry. And come to our special evening event on Thursday, March 11th.

OUTSIDE! Sounds & Skewers with Emmett and Will

Listen to local jazz musicians Emmett Van Leer and Will Medeiros play as a piano and sax duo at Library Cove.  The two high school-aged musicians have played across the state many times throughout the past couple years in styles ranging from funk fusion, to swing, to the more avant garde.  Snacks on skewers will be served.  Please register!  Social distancing will be in place and masks must be worn when necessary. 

Playing with Book Pages: Design an Outfit

*Extended to February 12th!! Try your hand at designing an outfit using just tape and some book pages (from damaged, well-read books that could not be salvaged). Most creative design will receive a copy of Playing with Books: The Art of Upcycling, Deconstructing, and Reimagining the Book by Jason Thompson and the chance to recreate their design on our Teen Room mannequin when they are able to. See below for more information.  For grades 6 thru 12.  While supplies last!

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A Charles Dickens Story Walk at Library Cove

Runs until December 31st. Walk through our Dickens Story Walk featuring text from A Christmas Carol and images from the 1971 Academy Award-winning animated short film by Richard Williams. Join us as we commemorate Charles Dickens on the 150th year of his passing. Library Cove is located directly behind the library by the river's edge. Follow the signs! Stop by at your leisure and please be mindful to stay 6 feet apart from others if the need arises. And be sure to leave a tally mark to let us know you've walked through!

ENTER TODAY! We Need More Diverse Books Contest: Win a box FULL of stuff from OwlCrate...

Answer just one question for a chance to win an amazing box of curated self care items from OwlCrate including a limited edition of the new YA anthology, A Universe of Wishes with a special foil cover design. This new book includes fifteen multicultural and diverse stories "depicting worlds where everyone can belong" by some of the most talented and diverse YA authors writing today. 

Just complete and submit the form below for your chance to win! Two runners up will receive a new YA novel!

A Ray Bradbury Story Walk at Library Cove

Join us for our first ever story walk for teens and adults to celebrate the centennial (1920-2020) of one of the world’s most influential writers. Learn about the man who wrote Fahrenheit 451, The Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes and countless other stories. Please leave a tally mark so we know you walked through! Enjoy!

No registration required. Free and open to all.
* Social distancing will be enforced and masks must be worn when not within six feet of your group.


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