New Graphic Novels

Next Graphic Novel Book Club Selection

Tuesday, April 4 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Library Board Room

Discussing Aya: Life in Yop City by Marguerite Abouet

Aya tells the story of its nineteen-year-old heroine, the studious and clear-sighted Aya, her easygoing friends Adjoua and Bintou, and their meddling relatives and neighbors. It’s a breezy and wryly funny account of the desire for joy and freedom, and of the simple pleasures and private troubles of everyday life in Yop City. An unpretentious and gently humorous story of an Africa we rarely see–spirited, hopeful, and resilient.

Join us for our next book club meeting on Tuesday, April 4th at 6:30pm in the Library Board Room. Copies of the book are available for check out from the 2nd floor reference desk.

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Graphic Novel Book Club

Meetings are the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm in the Library’s Board Room (basement). Anyone 18 & up is welcome!

Mar 7 The Arab of the Future by Riad Sattouf
Apr 4 Aya: Life in Yop City by Marguerite Abouet
May 2 The Wicked + the Divine, Volume 1 by Kieron Gillen
June 6 Killing & Dying by Adrian Tomine
Jul 11 (2nd Tuesday) Turning Japanese by MariNaomi
Aug 1 Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash

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The Graphic Novel Book Club meets the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30-7:30pm at New Morning Bakery* (*new time and location!) in Corvallis (219 SW 2nd St). Anyone 18 & up is welcome!

Extra copies of the books the Graphic Novel Book Club are reading are available for check out at the Corvallis-Benton Co. Public Library’s 2nd floor reference desk

Need more info? Call 541-766-6793

To participate, please register in person at the Adult Services Reference Desk or call 541-766-6793.

Already in a book club? You can check out sets of books from previous CBCPL book club meetings. The bags contain 8-12 copies of a book club title, and can be checked out for 2 months.
Interested in previous book club picks? Check ’em out here.