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Summer Learning & Graphic Novel Making Contest Kick-Off

Come join us for a fun filled day as we kick off not only Summer Learning but the Graphic Novel Making Contest at the Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library....

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

SJPL Summer Kick-Off Party! DIY Comic Sketch Book, Sidewalk Art...

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room & Patio Area

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

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Comic Sound Effect Creations

Practice your skills for the Graphic Novel Making Contest by getting creative with sound and how it appears in comics and manga.  Join us as we take a...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Create Your Own Comic/Graphic Novel Workshop

Want to write a comic for San Jose Public Library's Graphic Novel Contest but not sure how to get started? Join us on Saturday, June 1 for our Summer Learning...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Alviso Branch Library, Community Room

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hillview Branch Library

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Trials And Triumphs In Graphic Storytelling With Devin Grayson

Join comic creator Devin Grayson for a comics writing workshop for teens in support of San José Public Library's Graphic Novel Making...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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Summer Learning & Graphic Novel Making Contest Kick-Off

Come join us for a fun filled day as we kick off not only Summer Learning but the Graphic Novel Making Contest at the Dr. Robert Cruz - Alum Rock Branch...

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Community Room

3 children sitting on a bench reading books

Read Away Your Fines

Every Monday, library cardholders between the ages of 7-17 can read their fines away at a rate of $5 per 15 minutes. (Cardholders under the age of 7 may...

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

Summer Learning Kickoff: DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Educational Park Branch Library

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, Children's Room, 1st Floor

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Rose Garden Branch Library

3 children sitting on a bench reading books

Read Away Your Fines

Every Monday, library cardholders between the ages of 7-17 can read their fines away at a rate of $5 per 15 minutes. (Cardholders under the age of 7 may...

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Evergreen Branch Library

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Comic Sound Effect Creations

Teens and adults: Practice your skills for the Graphic Novel Making Contest by getting creative with sound and how it appears in comics and manga.  Join...

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

word art image of the word Bang

Comic Sound Effect Creations

Practice your skills for the Graphic Novel Making Contest by getting creative with sound and how it appears in comics and manga.  Join us as we take a...

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Pearl Avenue Branch Library

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Comic Sound Effect Creations

Practice your skills for the Graphic Novel Making Contest by getting creative with sound and how it appears in comics and manga.  Join us as we take a...

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

3 children sitting on a bench reading books

Read Away Your Fines

Every Monday, library cardholders between the ages of 7-17 can read their fines away at a rate of $5 per 15 minutes. (Cardholders under the age of 7 may...

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library

Oliver Chin and a child writing

Graphic Novel Making Workshop With Oliver Chin for Teens

Experienced local graphic novelist Oliver Chin presents Manga-Mania Workshop in partnership with San Jose Public Library's Graphic Novel Contest. ...

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Community Room

Picture of a notebook. Cover of said notebook contains images of graphic novel characters and blurbs.

DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library

Oliver Chin and a child writing

Graphic Novel Making Workshop With Oliver Chin

Experienced local graphic novelist Oliver Chin presents Kids in Comic Workshop in partnership with San Jose Public Library's Graphic Novel Contest....

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library

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Friday Fun: DIY Comics Sketch Book

Kick off the summer by visiting your local library for a fun, do-it-yourself craft inspired by your favorite comic books!  Bring the whole family to...

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Tully Community Branch Library