Manga in the School Library: What, Why, & How?

Have you wanted to add manga to your library collection but don't know where to start? Are you overwhelmed by the available manga series that are unreviewed? This introduction to manga will help you get started on what manga is, why you should make space for it on your shelves, what titles you should purchase to develop your collection, and how to catalog, process, and protect your books. Manga newbies and otaku welcome!


  • Emily Ratica, Teacher Librarian, Arroyo Valley High School
  • Sara Smith, Teacher Librarian, Sanger Unified School District