Teen History Program: Comics, Superheroes, and WWI

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    Pre-Teen & Teen History Program (6th Grade & up)
    WWI, Superheroes, and Comics

    Monday, July 23; Wednesday, July 25; Friday, July 27
    2:00 - 4:00 pm; Carnegie Library Museum in Perry, IA

    What were your favorite Superheroes doing during WWI? Join us for an action-packed history series on World War I and comics! Learn about the history of WWI, technological, military, and social changes happening in 1914,  and why this 100 year old event appears in today's comics and movies. We will discuss Wonder Woman, Batman, Wolverine, the Incredible Hulk, and more, as well as comics made by Iowa natives about WWI.

    Read Comics, Learn History, and Draw Your Own History-Themed Comics!

    This program is FREE but space is limited to 15 participants each day. Registration is required in advance and participants can only sign up for Monday, Wednesday, or Friday's session (each session is the same). To reserve your spot, contact Alissa at or 515-465-7713.

    Parents: This program discusses World War I and related technological changes, including military weaponry. If you have questions about the content of this program, please contact Alissa at or 515-465-7713.

    This program is funded by the Bock Family Foundation.