Monday, September 26, 2005

October YA Events!

Monday, October 3rd @ 4pm: Reading Group – Graphic Novels “East vs. West” Kare Kano by Masami Tsuda & Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi What’s the difference between Japanese-style (a.k.a. manga) and Western graphic novels? Join us for a lively discussion on two very different formats & styles. From the East – Kare Kano is the story of a high school girl who’s perfect grades, looks, and admiration of her peers is in jeopardy by the new boy on campus. And from Europe, Persepolis promises to provide plenty of discussion around what is was like to grow up during the Iranian Revolution of 1979. Open to ages 13-17.

Monday, October 17th @ 4pm: Reading Group – “The Color of Water” by James McBride “The Color of Water is James McBride’s tribute to his remarkable, eccentric, determined mother…” who was born in Poland and raised in the South by an Orthodox Jewish family. As an adult, she left her parents to marry a black man, live in Harlem, and found a Baptist church. This is an inspiring tale of a family that will move readers of all colors and faiths. Open to ages 13-17.

Saturday, October 22nd @ 3pm: DIY @ Your Library – Zine Party @ Your Library This is your chance to get published! Join other individuals from around Palm Beach County as we create a zine that is made entirely by you! Bring your art supplies – each participant will be given one sheet of white paper in which they can express themselves in any way they’re moved! Enjoy music and the company as others as we explore the limitless opportunities of what this zine can be? Don’t know what a zine is? Check this out! Open to all ages.

Saturday, October 29th @ 3pm: FEAR FACTOR - Get your Halloween on!
Rat fur special, blood milkshakes & chocolate sardines – Get your Halloween on with the Delray Beach Public Library as we find out who can stomach some of these delectable delights. Look for more info on these gross stunts and more in the future! Open to K-12.

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