Book Riot Challenge – October edition

Read Harder Book Challenge

Last month's challenges were: Read a non-superhero comic that debuted in the last three years Read a book that was adapted into a movie, then watch the movie. Debate which was better. How did we do? Karen: The September challenge had me stumped. I don't dislike comics per se, but like most of these months, […]

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Worlds of Imagination Art Contest

paints color pallette

It's finally fall, which means it's time for the library's sci-fi/fantasy/comics/manga art contest for teens in middle and high school! We break down the two categories (sci-fi/fantasy and comics/manga) into high school and middle school, so you'll only compete with others close to your own age. Why should you enter? A chance to win a $50 gift […]

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Author and Comic Artist Adrienne Celt

closeup of author Adrienne Celt

Adrienne Celt is currently Writer in Residence at Pima County Public Library. She is also the author of the highly-acclaimed novel The Daughters. Her short fiction has been widely published, including in Esquire, The Kenyon Review, and Prairie Schooner, among many others. She writes and draws a comic at loveamongthelampreys.com. "I got my start as a bookworm with […]

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MegaMania!! Behind the Scenes: Meet Author and Artist Adam Yeater

Photo of Adam Yeater

Adam Yeater - comic book artist, author, and master of self-publishing - has been an annual guest at MegaMania!! since the olden’ days back in 2011. "I learned so much from going to the library and will forever be grateful for these amazing public institutions that offer free access to knowledge and information. I would not be […]

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It’s mega. It’s mania. It’s MegaMania!! 2016

young woman in costume

MegaMania!! 2016 SATURDAY,  JULY 9  ○  1:00 - 6:00 PM Pima Community College Downtown Campus 1255 N. Stone Avenue (map it)  Happening all day! Cosplay | Show off your costume or make your own. Then take your picture at the drawing wall!! (Amethyst Room) Video Gaming | Have fun playing LittleBigPlanet, Just Dance, Starwhal, and many other […]

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New Diversity in Marvel

Ms Marvel No Normal Book Jacket

Ms. Marvel: No Normal revolves around Kamala Khan, a Pakistani Muslim teen living in New Jersey, dealing with being culturally separated from both her parents and schoolmates. Within this weird limbo of teenage frustration, her newfound powers could be just what’s needed to finally find where her place is in this world. Ms. Marvel One […]

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All-Ages Graphic Novels in the TumbleBook Library

Collage of graphic novels from Tumble Book Library

The TumbleBook Library contains a wealth of multimedia materials, all available to anyone at any time. You can read picture books and chapter books, watch videos, and play puzzles (among many more activities). One of our newest features is the long, long list of comics and graphic novels for young readers! Almost all of them come […]

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