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Blogs: Graphic Novels

Graphic Novel Making Contest: Writer's Block?

There is just under a month left of the Graphic Novel Making Contest. We have already received some great submissions! Do you want to be among them?

Graphic Novels
07/10/2020 - 3:00 PM

Read (Comics & Graphic Novels) Harder: A Challenge

Challenge yourself by reading a wide range of comics and graphic novels using these suggestions.

Megan Hicks
05/21/2020 - 12:00 PM

Graphic Novel Making Contest 2020

Submit your graphic novel to the annual Graphic Novel Making Contest!

Jessica Novak
05/07/2020 - 11:48 AM

Graphic Novel Making Contest: FAQ

Frequently asked questions about participating in our 2020 Graphic Novel Making Contest.

Jessica Novak
05/07/2020 - 11:30 AM

Let's Celebrate Free Comic Book Day!

Discover some free online comics!

Justina Trinh
04/23/2020 - 12:00 PM

Read The Best Comics on Hoopla Right Now

Start reading the best comics and graphic novels available on Hoopla, no waitlists!

Jessica Novak
04/02/2020 - 9:00 AM

Celebrate Will Eisner Week at the San José Public Library!

Learn more about Will Eisner, enjoy a week of events and get great reading recommendations as well.

Justina Trinh
02/24/2020 - 10:24 AM

Link+ Picks: Klaus

Discover Santa's origins.

Adam Padilla
12/16/2019 - 1:00 PM

Introducing SJPL's First-Ever DC Comics Library Card

DC Comics joined forces with San José Public Library to release a limited edition library card that features an official DC Comics design of Batman reading a comic book.

Nancy Macias
09/19/2019 - 2:00 PM

Staff Picks: Our Favorite DC Comics

Get a limited edition DC Comics library card, then browse our collection and enjoy any of these staff-recommended DC books.

Adam Padilla
09/18/2019 - 1:25 PM

Winners of the 2019 Graphic Novel Making Contest

The 11th annual Graphic Novel Making Contest Awards Ceremony was held at the Seven Trees Community Center on Aug 31. This year’s contest featured 248 submissions and copies were on-hand for perusal.

Megan Hicks
09/03/2019 - 4:00 PM

Staff Picks: Favorite Graphic Novels We've Read

Welcome to Staff Picks! This month, in celebration of the Graphic Novel Making Contest and Graphic Novels in Libraries Month, San José Public Library bloggers have chosen their favorite graphic…

Megan Hicks
07/23/2019 - 4:00 PM