Get Graphic

Check out these great new graphic novels!

Dept. H by Matt Kindt

Fish Girl by Donna Jo Napoli

Goldie Vance by Hope Larson

I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina

Louis Undercover by Fanny Britt

Monstress by Marjorie Liu

The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks

Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys: The Big Lie by Anthony Del Col

The One Hundred Nights of Hero by Isabel Greenberg

One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale

Paper Girls by Brian K. Vaughan

Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

Space Battle Lunchtime by Natalie Riess

Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld

Star Trek: Boldly Go by Mike Johnson

The Wendy Project by Melissa Jane Osborne

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer

The Witch Boy by Molly Ostertag

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Around Town

Check out these events around town…

July 11 – Teen GamingDavenport Public Library (Fairmount)

July 11 – Anime/Manga Club- Pokémon GO! Walk @ Silvis Public Library

July 12 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 12 – DIY Teens @ Davenport Public Library (Eastern)

July 12 – Marvel Movie Night @ Rock Island Public Library (Downtown)

July 12 – Stop Motion : Going Places- Lego Journey @ River Valley District Library

July 12 – Tinker Lab: Crafting Instruments @ LeClaire Community Library

July 13 – Midnight Society @ East Moline Public Library

July 14 – Fire Art @ East Moline Public Library

July 16 – Libraries Rock! The Greatest Music of All Time @ Bettendorf Public Library

July 16 – Kawaii Crafts @ East Moline Public Library

July 17 – Make Your Own Graphic Novel @ Rock Island Public Library (Downtown)

July 12 – Young Adult Tabletop Roleplaying @ Bettendorf Public Library

 

Would you like your teen-friendly events listed here? Let me know in the comments.

Around Town

Next Week

Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27

The Moline Public Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.

 

Next Week

Tuesday, November 10 @ 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Anime Club is open to teens and tweens in grades 6 through 12 who love anime, manga, and all things Japanese. Drop by to watch anime, enjoy snacks, and make new friends.

Wednesday, November 11
The Moline Public Library will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.

Next Week

Monday, April 6 @ 6:30
The Brilliant Companions, a Doctor Who fan club, will meet at the Moline Public Library on Monday, April 6 at 6:30 to discuss season 11 of Classic Doctor Who featuring Jon Pertwee.

Wednesday, April 8 @ 2:30-4:30
Stop by the Teen Corner of the library for TEEN-ucopia. We have a variety of games for Nintendo Wii and Xbox One, board games, and other activities.

Thursday, April 9 @ 3:30
The Teen Advisory Group is your chance to help plan programs and events for teens, recommend new books and materials for the library, earn service credits, make friends, and have fun.

Teen Poetry Contest
Entries for the Moline Public Library’s Poetry Contest are due Friday, April 10, 2015. Students in grades 6-12 can submit one (1) original poem in the category of short (up to 12 lines) or long (up to 25 lines). Prizes will be $25, $15, and $10 gift certificates for first, second, and third places in each category. All poets are invited to the Awards Ceremony and Poetry Café on Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Moline Public Library. Poets can read their poems and prizes will be awarded. Entry forms are available at the Library or here.

Saturday, April 11 @ 9:00
The final session of the Graphic Novel Workshop will take place on April 11.

Next Week

Wednesday, March 25 @ 2:30-4:30
Stop by the Teen Corner of the library for TEEN-ucopia. We have a variety of games for Nintendo Wii and Xbox One, board games, and other activities.

Saturday, March 28 @ 9:00
Teens and Tweens in grades 5 and up can take part in a Graphic Novel Workshop hosted by the Moline Public Library. This workshop is part of “Project Next Generation: Dream, Design, Deliver,” and will introduce students to the history of cartooning, creating a comic strip, publishing, and more. Sessions will take place on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. starting January 24 and concluding April 11. Attendance at all sessions is recommended. This program is free and no experience is necessary, but space is limited and registration is required. Bus passes will be available to registered participants.

For more information, or to register for the program, contact Jan LaRoche at jlaroche@molinelibrary.org or by calling 309-524-2470.