September 23, 2016

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Pictures of the Week: Librarians at New York Comic Con; Author Lesléa Newman Reads from ‘October Mourning’

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New Jersey librarians Craig Anderson (Kean University Library); Megan Kociolek (Nutley Public Library); Michael Maziekien (Rockaway Township Public Library); Ty Rousseau (Monroe Township Public Library) presented The Library as Mythic Oracle at New York Comic Con, a fan convention dedicated to comics, video games, graphic novels, and more. Photo by Rocco Staino.


Author Lesléa Newman gives a reading from her novel in verse, October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, about the death of Matthew Shepard at New York City’s Bluestockings Bookstore on October 15. Photo by Mahnaz Dar.

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