The E. L. Lowder Branch Regional Library will hold a five-part series on Jewish literature starting Aug. 12.
“Let’s talk About It: Jewish Literature — Identity and Imagination” will involve scholar-led discussions of contemporary and classic books on a common theme.
The library’s series will explore the theme of Modern Marvels: Jewish Adventures in the Graphic Novel.
The library is one of over 330 libraries nationwide receiving grants to host the series developed by Nextbook and the American Library Association.
The first program will be on “A Contract with God,” by Will Eisner on Aug. 12 at the 2590 Bell Road library.
The other books that will be discussed are the complete “Maus: A Survivor’s Tale, by Art Spiegelman on Aug. 26, “Julius Knipl, Real Estate Photographer,” by Ben Katchor on Sept. 16, “The Quitter,” by Harvey Pekar on Oct. 7 and “The Rabbi’s Cat,” by Joann Sfar on Oct. 28. All discussions will begin at 6 p.m.