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Free Comic Book Day!

by Erin | Apr 22, 2016


Join the Children’s Services department at the Main Library on Saturday, May 7th between 9 am and 6 pm for some comic book fun! Free Comic Book Day is a worldwide event that happens on the first Saturday of every May. Come dressed as your favorite character (or make your own costume in our costume factory), attend superhero training, get FREE* kids comics, and more!


Schedule of Events:

10 am - 11 am    Star Wars Program                         

11 am – 1 pm     Costume Factory                             

12 am – 1 pm     Meet the Superheroes                

1 pm – 2 pm       Superhero Training                        

2 pm – 3 pm       Drawing Workshop                        

All Day activities:

Scavenger hunt, crafts, and *FREE comics!


*Limit 2 per person, while supplies last

Superheroes read too!

The Teen department at the Main Library will be hosting the following events:

Jam Comics with Artist Matt Gross


Comics artist Matt Gross will lead a Jam Comics session in honor of Free Comic Book Day in the Teen department.  Jam Comics are sort of like the classic game called "exquisite corpse" except with art added in.  One person begins the comic on the first panel; a second artist continues the story or joke; and a third creator finishes it.  Drop in or stay the whole time. For older kids, teens, and adults.

Saturday Morning (and Afternoon) Cartoons

Enjoy cartoons on the big screen in the Teen department. For kids, teens, and adults.

Succeeding at the Superhero Obstacle Course

Closer to the Georgetown Branch? No problem!

Georgetown will be participating with the following activities on May 7th:

All day – free comics for all ages! (one per person, while quantities last)

2:30 to 3:00 pm – Superhero Training Storytime  (superhero costumes are welcome!)

3:00 to 4:00 pm – Visit from Spiderman 

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