4th Annual CRRL-Con: A Comic Book Convention at Your Library!
CRRL-Con returns to Howell Branch (formerly England Run) for the fourth year on Saturday, May 19, 1:00-4:00. Unleash your inner superhero while enjoying an afternoon featuring cosplay, a costume contest, free comics, artists, crafts, gaming, face painting, a balloon artist, photo and video booth, films, and much more! All ages.
Our guest reader for May, artist Steve Ogden, is also our guest speaker at CRRL Con. Come listen to Steve's lively talk on making it as an artist in the game industry and as a comic writer from 2:00-3:00. Steve will also be signing copies of his books.
We’re celebrating the return of CRRL-Con all through May!
4th Annual Comic Art Show, May 1-31
Meet and mingle with comic artists of all ages at our opening reception. Submit 1–2 original pieces of comic work for the show to be displayed for the month of May.
Fabulous Friday: Geek Out!
Fredericksburg Branch, Friday, May 11, 4:30-5:15
Snow Branch, Friday, May 11, 4:30-5:15
Porter Branch, Friday, May 18, 4:30-5:15
Salem Church Branch, Friday, May 18, 4:30-5:15
Fun and games based on your favorite fandoms, from Star Wars to Harry Potter and beyond! Costumes are welcome! Grades K–6.
Sketch Up, Draw Away!
Salem Church Branch, Saturday, May 12, 2:00-4:00
Workshop with expert artists in celebration of Comic Art Month and the comic art show. All ages.
Porter Branch, Mondays, 6:00–8:00
Salem Church Branch, 2nd Mondays, 6:00–8:00
Howell Branch, 3rd Fridays, 3:30–5:00
Play video games, create art and get together with fans of manga and anime. Drop in. Teens only.
Comics and Graphic Novels at the Library
- New graphic novels in our catalog
- Download comic books through OverDrive eBooks and eAudio
- Download comics and graphic novels through Freading eBooks
- Staff reviews and articles on graphic novels and comics
- Graphic Novels with Female Protagonists
- Great Comics Series for Adults
- The History of American Comics
lynda.com Courses on Digital Illustration or Animation
Interested in digital illustration or animation? Check out these online video courses, and then click here to get started using lynda.com with your library barcode!