Blankets, a Perfect Choice for Libraries

Blankets_coverThe West Boca Branch Library will be hosting a Graphic Novel Memoir Book Discussion on July 29th, at 10:30am.  We will be discussing several different graphic memoirs, including Craig Thompson’s classic, Blankets.  Blankets was originally published in 2003, by Top Shelf Productions.  It was an instant classic, taking the comic world by storm.  The memoir focuses on Thompson’s adolescence and being raised in an Evangelical Christian household.  A majority of the story revolves around his first love, and how that relationship was shaped by his religious beliefs, and also Continue reading


Manga (and More) May

I can’t believe April is already over! It’s time again for our monthly program listing. Follow the jump link for a list of programs relevant to your interests. Don’t forget to check out our other fabulous programs offered throughout the county.

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April Events at PBCLS

I’m usually pretty late adding events to this blog so I’m just going to add all April Graphic Novel/Manga/Anime/Superhero/and-the-like events for all the branches in one shot.

Acreage Branch
Thursday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m. Anime Origins. Ages 12-17 (60 min.) Preregister.

Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:30 p.m. Club Pokemon. Ages 6-12 (60 min.) Preregister.

Hagen Ranch Road Branch
Tuesday, April 9th at 6:30 p.m. Frosted Notes (book discussion). Ages 11-17. (60 min.) Preregister.

Saturday, April 27th at 2:oo p.m. Teen Flick Saturday: Iron Man 2. PG-13. Ages 11-17 (124 min.) Preregister.

Lantana Road Branch
Saturday, April 20th at 2:00 p.m. Anime/Manga Club. Ages 12-17 (90 min.) Preregister.

Main Library
Tuesday, April 30th at 6:00 p.m. Candy Sushi. Teen. (45 min.) Preregister.

Royal Palm Beach Branch
Saturday, April 13th at 3:00 p.m. Anime Club. Ages 12-17 (45 min.) Preregister.

Follow the links for more info about PBCLS programs and feel free to post other upcoming local events in the comments.