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Friday, June 23, 2017 is LIBRARY CON! If you are attending ALA Annual in Chicago, join us for our pre-conference Library Con event. A day of authors, creators, sneak peeks, and tons of free swag celebrating the hottest new graphic novels, must-have science fiction and fantasy, and more. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.* Room # W183C, McCormick Place  Featuring appearances […]

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Graphic novels are one of the fastest growing genres in libraries and have become especially popular among kids and teen readers. Check out some of Brightly’s recommendations for your younger patrons. Graphic Language: How to Read Comic Books with Your Kid 8 Wise and Witty Graphic Novel Memoirs Every Teen Should Read 7 Graphic Novels […]

This Throw Back Thursday we’re showing you some comics gems from our backlist to help strengthen your collection. Ever wanted to draw a comic, but wasn’t sure how to begin? From The DC Comic s Guide to Creating Comics to How to Draw Noir Comics to Stan Lee’s How to Draw Comics, these bestselling titles […]

Do people often tell you: “You’re such a character!”? Well, do we have the contest for you. Sponsored by Penguin Random House Library Marketing and Books On Tape, the “Put Yourself in an Unshelved Comic Strip” Contest is a chance to have your character come to life. To enter, simply fill out this form and tell us three character traits […]

 The Wonder Woman theme song is popular in the Lepore household, with the kids singing “fighting for your rights, in your satin tights!”  Hear Jill Lepore discuss this and the historical detective work she passionately pursued to reveal the origin of one of American popular culture’s most iconic figures—a story that hides within it not […]