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New York Comic Con 2016

I have always wanted to go to New York Comic Con but haven’t so far as it always seemed like it might be too crowded and I also felt that it was too expensive. However, this year I found out about the Pro Pass which is given free of charge to professionals, such as teachers and library workers.

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What You Don’t Know About Genre

Steampunk. Street lit. Sword-and-sorcery. Graphic novels. Hard sci-fi. Paranormal romance. As trends in reading and publishing change, so do library’s efforts to develop collections and reach out to potential library users. Included is a list of websites and blogs dedicated to different genres.

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Manga: Tips for A Great Library Collection

Manga, or Japanese comics, are extremely popular.  The New York Times bestseller list even includes a manga category.  In an effort to keep up with this trend, most libraries are now including manga as a part of the collection.  For a librarian who is unfamiliar with manga, and its accompanying art form anime (Japanese cartoons), […]