The Bettendorf Public Library’s book club for adventurous souls, Get Lit will be exploring the graphic novel genre with a discussion of The House by Paco Roca on February 9th at 7:00 PM. The book discussion is open to adults and will be held virtually via GoToMeeting. Registration is required for this free event and can be made by visiting or by calling 563-344-4179. A limited number of books are available on a first come basis at the Information Desk of the Bettendorf Public Library. To sign-out a book, please visit the Library at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf or schedule a No Contact Pick-Up by calling 563-344-4179. Get Lit: The House by Paco Roca is sponsored by the Bettendorf Public Library Foundation.

Paco Roca is an award-winning international author and illustrator from Spain. The House features three adult siblings who return to their family’s quaint vacation home a year after their father’s death. The title explores family dynamics as the siblings and their respective wives, husbands, and children work to clean up the residence and put it on the market. Those unable to attend the event can join Get Lit – Bettendorf Public Library on Goodreads or the Facebook group at  For more information about Get Lit, please  email or visit the Bettendorf Public Library’s website at

ABOUT the Bettendorf Public Library Information Center: Located at 2950 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722, the Library’s mission is “Committed to providing access to information and ideas for all.” For more information, visit or call 563-344-4175.


Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.