Libraries! They’re in every town in the United States — and many of them have comics and graphic novels in them.
How did that state of affairs come to pass? And how do librarians support graphic novels, both with buying them and adding them to their collections, and with promoting them to their patrons?
In this episode of Graphic Novel TK, we talk with Robin Brenner, Teen Librarian at the Public Library of Brookline — and one of the first librarians to begin advocating for comics in libraries in the US — about the ins and outs of comics librarianship.
Want to know more about Robin Brenner? She runs the graphic novel reviews website No Flying, No Tights, and is on the board of the ALA Graphic Novel and Comics Roundtable.