The Desmond-Fish Library and Split Rock Books are pleased to bring graphic novel author Jason Viola to Garrison on Thursday, August 1st at 4pm. Jason will present a 30-minute interactive talk about his recently published book, Science Comics: Polar Bears. This book is part of a graphic novel series which pairs cartoonists with a wide variety of topics like dinosaurs, robots and rockets, there are 19 volumes so far, each with an engaging story and up to date science rigorously fact-checked by scientists working in the field.
Science Comics: Polar Bears explores, you got it, the world of Polar Bears. Do you have what it takes to live in one of the harshest places in the world? What if you had just a couple years to gain the knowledge you'll need to survive on your own? Join two curious polar bear cubs as they play, hunt, and navigate life in the Arctic. With each season, they learn polar bear biology and behavior, as well as strategies and skills that will help them thrive in a landscape that is rapidly changing beyond their control. Living with super insulated bodies in a world that's melting? For polar bears, keeping cool is the name of the game! Geared for kids of all ages, if you love comics, science or polar bears you will love this book! Split Rock Books will provide books to purchase at the event or you can buy them online here!
This event is free and everyone is welcome to attend. The Desmond-Fish Public Library is located at 472 Route 403 (at the corner of 9D) in Garrison, NY. For more information about any of the library's upcoming programs, please visit www.desmondfishlibrary.