Graphic Novels

Downloadable Graphic Novels

Do you prefer reading your books electronically? Our vast and ever growing collection of electronic books is not limited to traditional titles. We also have a collection of comics and graphic novels available for downloading!

Visit the Help page for tutorials on borrowing and downloading eBooks.

Here is a sample of what titles we have in our OverDrive collection:

YALSA's Great Graphic Novels 2013

YALSA, Young Adults Services Association of American Libraries Association, provides an annual list of Great Graphic Novels for Teens. These titles are selected for their “good quality literature and appealing reading for teens.” The recommendations are a mix of fiction and nonfiction titles

Listed below are highlights of the Top Ten Great Graphic Novels. Visit here for all Top Ten or here for all 55 titles.

Graphic Novels receive Cybils Awards

A few weeks ago, School Library Journal posted Three Graphic Novels Take Cybils Awards.
Cybils, Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers’ Literacy Awards, is an annual  event that highlights Children’s and Young Adult books that “combine the highest literary merit and kid appeal.” Visit their website for more information about these awards, past winners, and more!

For the Love of...Graphic Novels!

Happy Valentine’s Day to all! February 14th is one of those special days that you either loathe or love. Whether you are spending the day with your partner or are spending it alone, make sure to make time with a book you love!

This month’s blog post highlights graphic novels that celebrate love in all forms.

Graphic Novels about the Civil Rights Movement

January 21 was Martin Luther King, Jr Day, a day dedicated to honor one of the nation’s prominent advocates and leaders in the Civil Rights Movement.

Interested in learning more about Martin Luther King and Civil Rights? Check out on the titles below.

2012 Staff Picks in Graphic Novels

Can you believe 2012 is almost over? All over the internet you can find Best of 2012 lists covering books, movies, and more. Like you, many library staff enjoy reading comics and this post is dedicated to their favorites for 2012! The list below is a mix of new and old and different age audiences. Thanks to all staff who contributed to this post!

Merry Graphic Novels for the Holidays

Can you believe the holiday season is just a couple of weeks away?! If you are like me, you need some assistance in getting into the holiday spirit. Why not read some holiday-themed comics?

Listed below are graphic novels that will bring merriment to your day. Grab a cup of cocoa and enjoy!

Banned Books Week: Challenged Graphic Novels

Now through Saturday, October 6th is Banned Books Week, a yearly event that celebrates the freedom to read. Over the years, many books, including graphic novels, have been challenged, due to sensitive topics or what some individuals consider inappropriate content. The library aims to provide a cornucopia of titles, ranging from all subjects, without censorship.

Listed below are challenged graphic novels. For more information about these challenged titles and other books, visit Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and go to Resources, Banned Comics, then Banned & Challenged Comics. Check one out and see what you think!

Back to School Reads for Teens

As promised, listed below are Back to School graphic novels reads geared towards teens. The titles are a mix of humorous and serious titles, old and new. Check one out!

Back to School Graphic Novels for Children

Once again, school is back in session! What better way to channel a studious state of mind than with school reads! Listed below are back to school graphic novel reads for children. These titles are suitable for ages 12 and under and are sure to bring a smile. Stay tuned for titles suitable for teens later this month!

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