Graphic Novels Library Malta
Business Plan
Mission
Education through Comics and
Pop Culture.
Aim/Goal
● To have a physical library whose collection
consists of Graphic Novels / Comics.
● To create a space for the sh...
Purpose / Description
● To promote Literacy and Information Literacy tools
through comics and graphic novels.
● To promote...
Purpose / Description
● A resource to teachers, parents, academics, etc....
aiding people to better understand the comics
...
Why?
● In Malta there is a misconception that either comics
are for children or that they are too violent or sexual.
Some ...
What we offer?
● Graphic Novels Library Malta can be the place for all
that to happen.
● GNLM can be a place where people ...
Our Service
● A collection of material never collected before on the
Island of Malta. (Graphic Novels + Literature on
diff...
Target Audience
● Anyone with an interest in Pop-culture.
● Anyone who wants to discover a new medium.
● Anyone interested...
Online Presence
GraphicNovelsLibraryMalta
@GNLibraryMalta
Graphic Novel Library Malta
Email:
gnlmalta@gmail.com
Local Presence
• Central Public Library – Children’s Section (Graphic
Novels)
• Malta Comic Con - (www.maltacomic-con.com)...
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Graphic Novels Library Malta is a group that is working to have a physical library whose collection consists of Graphic Novels / Comics and Pop culture related books. Its mission statement is: Education through Comics and Pop Culture.

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Graphic Novels Library Malta - Business Plan (Intro)

  1. 1. Graphic Novels Library Malta Business Plan
  2. 2. Mission Education through Comics and Pop Culture.
  3. 3. Aim/Goal ● To have a physical library whose collection consists of Graphic Novels / Comics. ● To create a space for the sharing of knowledge regarding Pop cultural features using different mediums, offering a space for talks, discussions, presentations and events that promote Pop Culture and other Visual Arts.
  4. 4. Purpose / Description ● To promote Literacy and Information Literacy tools through comics and graphic novels. ● To promote cultural awareness in other mediums such as Films, Arts and Literature. ● To have a place where educators or interested parties can meet and discuss topics of interest that fall under the “Geek” or “Nerd” labels while connecting and engaging people with similar interests. ● To create a space to share thoughts. ● A library dedicated to the comic as a medium and also help all kinds of visual arts through mutual sharing of ideas. The creation of a body of knowledge which is somewhat lacking on the Maltese islands.
  5. 5. Purpose / Description ● A resource to teachers, parents, academics, etc.... aiding people to better understand the comics culture and how they can use comics to educate or teach skills that are essential to a National Literacy framework. ● Assist in presentations, discussions and organise workshops to students and educators alike on how comics, films, arts, literature can be used as an educational tool in any related subject. ● To promote local artists who want to collaborate with us in creating a market for comics, films and art produced locally.
  6. 6. Why? ● In Malta there is a misconception that either comics are for children or that they are too violent or sexual. Some might be, however, like books and movies there are some very useful comics and graphic novels that can be used for educational purposes. People need to be aware of this. ● There is a lack of spaces where people working in different fields such as the Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Social environments, etc… can express themselves and find support for their work.
  7. 7. What we offer? ● Graphic Novels Library Malta can be the place for all that to happen. ● GNLM can be a place where people meet to discuss the same interests while discovering new ones. ● GNLM offers a collection of comics/graphic novels for everyone to make use of. ● It can be a place where a new form of education can take shape. ● Education through the subjects that the students are more familiar with. ● A place where an emphasis is put on acquiring skills instead of just knowing things.
  8. 8. Our Service ● A collection of material never collected before on the Island of Malta. (Graphic Novels + Literature on different mediums) ● A place for socialising and also an educational environment. ● Support for presentations, discussions, talks and public lectures open to the general public or specific audiences.
  9. 9. Target Audience ● Anyone with an interest in Pop-culture. ● Anyone who wants to discover a new medium. ● Anyone interested in learning about new subjects.
  10. 10. Online Presence GraphicNovelsLibraryMalta @GNLibraryMalta Graphic Novel Library Malta Email: gnlmalta@gmail.com
  11. 11. Local Presence • Central Public Library – Children’s Section (Graphic Novels) • Malta Comic Con - (www.maltacomic-con.com) • Malta Comics Expo - (www.maltacomicsexpo.com) • Nationa Book Festival • Local Summer schools/clubs • Library Day

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