The Eisner Awards were handed out on July 19 at Comic-Con International: San Diego. Named in honor of comics pioneer Will Eisner, these awards are given out every year to honor creative achievement in American comics. While the library doesn't have every winner in every category, we do have several of these titles. If you're looking for good comics and graphic novels these books are wonderful places to start.Best Short Story: “Moon 1969: The True Story of the 1969 Moon Launch,” by Michael Kupperman, in Tales Designed to Thrizzle #8 (Fantagraphics)
This August we are bringing back Book Bingo! Children of all ages are invited to stop by the library every Thursday in August at 4 p.m. and join in on the fun.Book Bingo is just like regular bingo, only instead of numbers, our bingo cards have book titles on them. Winners of each round get to pick a prize from our prize chest.
Winners for the second annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Chicago. This award recognizes the best in fiction and nonfiction published in the U.S. for adult readers. The awards for each category were presented on June 30.Fiction
One of our favorite performers is back on Wednesday, July 24 at 10 a.m. to help us celebrate Digging Into Reading!Blue Sky Puppets will be performing a special show, The Time Capsule, designed specifically for DC Public Libraries and the “Dig into Reading” Summer Reading program.For ages 3-12.