Totally Teen Books
A fun, safe place where teens can talk about books and share great stories.
Ages 11 & up
No registration required.
Otakus is Russell Library’s teen group for fans of Anime, Manga and all things Japanese. Meeting twice a month, we view anime shorts, discuss our favorite manga series and explore the culture that has produced such art forms. Food, music, costumes, arts and other expressions of Japan are all parts of Otakus. This is a drop-in program, so come and enjoy the fun!
The group will meet at 7pm on Tuesday, April 15 in the Hubbard Room and 7pm on Tuesday, April 29 in Meeting Room 3 at Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Meeting twice a month, we view anime shorts, discuss our favorite manga series and explore the culture that has produced such art forms. Food, music, costumes, and other expressions of Japan are all part of Otakus. This group is for ages 11 and up. Drop by and join in the fun; no registration is needed.
This is a special Otakus program is on Tuesday April 15. Our friends from Wesleyan’s East Asian Studies Department will be entertaining us with an introduction to the Taiko, the drums of Japan which have been part of their culture for centuries. We will see and hear these drums, some of them huge, in a program that are sure to make an impression on you.