Northeast Ohio Regional Library System

Start a Comic or Graphic Novel Book Club at Your Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern
Adult, Programming, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion
Event Description
This webinar will focus on how to lead a comics and graphic novels book club at your library or in partnership with another organization.We will think about the history and formalistic qualities of comics and reflect on the how the medium invites new ways of participation in reading groups. Finally, we will consider how to curate and focus on book clubs related to diverse subjects such as LGBTQ identity.  
Learning Objectives:  
  • Participants will develop skills to lead a comics and graphic novel book discussion  
  • Participants will be able to incorporate creative activities into their book discussions  
  • Participants will learn about diverse subjects through comics and graphic novels  

Valentino L. Zullo is the Anisfield-Wolf Postdoctoral Fellow in English and Public Humanities at Ursuline College. He is the former Scholar-in-Residence at the Ohio Center for the Book where he continues to co-lead the Get Graphic program and is the American editor of the Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. He is also a licensed independent social worker training to be a psychoanalyst at the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center. 
Online via Zoom
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Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in learning about leading a comics and graphic novel book club
Competency:  Programming, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

Non-Member Cost:      $40
NEO-RLS Bronze Member Cost:  $24
NEO-RLS Silver Member Cost:   FREE
NEO-RLS Gold Member Cost:    FREE
NEO-RLS Individual Member Cost:  $20

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