EventsGraphic Novel Book Club

Graphic Novel Book Club

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Mitchell Park Library


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

2022-2023 titles:

September 8: Days of Sand by Aimee De Jongh (2022) 280 pages.

October 13: Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf (2020) 288 pages.

November 10: The Book Tour by Andi Watson (2020) 273 pages.

December 8: The Ukrainian and Russian Notebooks: Life and Death Under Soviet Rule by Igort. Translated by Jamie Richards. (2016) 384 pages.

January 12: Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibson (2019 ed.) (originally 1986)

February 9: Good Talk. A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob (2019) 368 pages.

March 9: The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel (2021) 240 pages.

April 13: Mom's Cancer by Brian Fies (2009) 128 pages.

May 11: Tunnels by Rutu Modan. Translation by Ishai Mishory (2021).

Titles can be borrowed from the Palo Alto City Library and through our Link+ system - click on the links above or search in our catalog for more information.

Meetings are held in person in the Midtown Room at Mitchell Park Library and facilitated by Danièle Archambault.

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.

Suitable for:
Teens (14-18)
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