New "Neighbors" in the Library

January 26, 2009 by
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photo source – Bernardsville Public Library Two of Bernardsville Public Library’s collection areas – adult graphic novels/comics and readers’/book group advice – have been moved to form their own “neighborhood.” You will find these books on the shelving to the right as you enter the library (see photo above.)Noting the growing adult interest in graphic novels, the library staff has brought together all our adult graphic novels and comic books to showcase these items. While Bernardsville Public Library’s young adult … Continue reading

About Neil Gaiman

December 6, 2008 by
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photo source – Kimberly Butler, 2005 Neil Gaiman will be the featured author at this month’s meeting of Saturday Samplers, a Bernardsville Public Library book discussion group, taking place today at 3:30 p.m. The book group will be discussing Neverwhere, which the author turned into a novel after first writing the story as a screenplay for the BBC. Gaiman started his writing career in England as a comic book writer who developed a world-renowned graphic novel series, The Sandman, based … Continue reading

Graphic Novels On Display

May 23, 2008 by
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For something different to read, why not try graphic novels? They are becoming increasingly popular among all ages (not just teens) and are finding their way onto many best seller lists. Illustrated or graphic novels combine pictures with a small amount of text to create an enhanced reading experience. Anyone who tries a graphic novel will immediately apprehend how easily the images and the words blend together into a powerful new creation. If a picture is worth a thousand words, … Continue reading