Upcoming Library Events
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Storytime for Little People and Big Kid Book Club @ 11:15am, Wednesday
Little People Storytime and Big Kid Book Club.
Call for Artists!!! Call For Artists!!!
Comic Book/Manga/Anime/Pop Culture Art! Encore Mt. Morris, the Mt. Morris Public Library and the Old Sandstone Gallery are please to extend a call for artists for a art show at the Library. If you love to draw comic book, Anime, Manga, Superhero art, this show is for you! It is free to enter the show, but you must fill out the forms at www.encoremtmorris.com found by clicking the Visual Storytelling button. We are especially looking for young artists! Call the Library for more information@815-734-4927.
May the 4th Movie Marathon!!!
In honor of Star Wars Day, May the 4th, we will host a Star Wars Movie marathon! Starting Friday, May 3@ 3pm with the first movie and continuing on Saturday, May 4 @ 10am with second followed at 1pm with third movie! Come for all or just for your favorite! Those attending the movies will be entered in a drawing for a t-shirt or action figure! Popcorn and water will be served.
May 17-18 – Graphically Speaking: The Power of Visual Storytelling
The Library is hosting a great event! In partnership with Encore! Mt. Morris, the Mt. Morris Senior Center and several local artists.
May 18@ 9am – Hands –on Artist Workshop with Will Haun. This workshop is for artists age 12 and up. If you want to learn how to create your own comic book style hero, this is the workshop for you. Will Haun is a Rockford Artist, creator of Weird, Weird West Comic book series. This is a free workshop but is limited to 25 participants, so you must sign up for this event. Please call the library to sign up or if you have any questions at 815-734-4927. This event is held at the Mt. Morris Senior Center.
May 18@6pm -Morals Behind the Mask: Exploring the Influence of Comic Books -As characters such as Wolverine, the Flash, and Spider-Man become common utterances within the average household, how do these characters shape the personalities of their fans? Join the professionals from the field of clinical psychology as they explore the moral lessons taught by characters found within comic book culture. Presenters will also discuss the influence of comic books on moral development during adolescence, the benefits of comic books within the field of clinical psychology, and the importance of role models in one's life. Panelists include Dr. Joe Serrano, Dr. Edgar Ramos, and Samatha Chavez, Clinical Psychologists and avid comic book fans. This panel has presented at a variety of comic cons around the Chicago area. This event is held at the Mt. Morris Library.