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TeenBookCloud from Tumblebooks

This summer, from now until August 15th, DPL teens and tweens will have free access to TeenBookCloud from TumbleBooks! Click here to access the collection: bit.ly/DPLTeenBookCloud. TeenBookCloud is an online database of YA/Teen eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced… Read More

Cartoonist Ken Krimstein discusses new book on DPL Podcast

On this episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the pleasure of talking to cartoonist Ken Krimstein. He’s the author of the recent book, The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt, a comics biography of the Jewish-German philosopher. Ken is also a frequent cartoonist for The New Yorker and other publications—and he grew up… Read More

Staff Picks: “All the Answers”

Long before Jeopardy!, there was Quiz Kids, a trivia program for children that debuted on the radio in the 1940s. One of its stars was Chicago’s Joel Kupperman, who became a regular contestant at age six and charmed listeners with his precocious math skills. He received thousands of fan letters every week and bantered with… Read More

Comics Corner: Digital Comics on Hoopla

Still reeling from Avengers: Infinity Wars? Can’t wait for the Justice League movie? I have good news for you! You can keep up with your favorite Marvel and DC characters as well as discover new favorites through Hoopla. Hoopla has an amazing collection of comic books with everything from Neil Gaiman’s classic Sandman series to… Read More

Cartoonist & Author Jeffrey Brown on This Month’s Podcast Episode

In the latest episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we had the pleasure of talking to cartoonist and author Jeffrey Brown. Brown is probably best known for the bestselling Darth Vader & Son and its sequels as well as the Jedi Academy series of middle-grade graphic novels. Brown is also known for his sensitive… Read More

Inspired by C2E2: Great Graphic Novels

A few weeks ago, I attended C2E2, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo. Beyond the costumed fans and celebrity photo-ops, it’s a fantastic place to discover things to read! I went to several panels led by comics creators, critics, historians, and educators, who discussed their favorite graphic novels. Luckily, our library has an extensive graphic… Read More

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