Tag: comic books

May 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Gather to enjoy snacks and watch a documentary about the world of comic books told through the thoughts and images of the creators, artists, writers, collectors, store owners, independent publishers, and especially the passionate fans who have made it the phenomenon that it is today. Then learn about how to use our streaming movie service, Kanopy, free with your library card. Refreshments will be served. Appropriate for tweens & teens in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Teen, Tween
Watchmen by Alan Moore

Free Comic Book Day returns to Anythink York Street on Saturday, May 2. Stop by to pick up free comics starting at 10 am until we run out. Stay tuned for more upcoming comic-related events at Anythink in May. In the meantime, enjoy this repost from last year about why comic books matter by Anythink York Street guide, Michelle. 


Chopsticks. By Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral

Have you ever looked at a novel and fallen in love with the book’s pictures or design before its words? Some books are so visually intriguing for me that the words are almost superfluous. In a world depending more and more on us to be visually literate, or able to understand meanings behind images, these books provide challenging and beautiful imagery to practice on. Here are a few titles that stand out for me.

Baby's in black : Astrid Kirchherr, Stuart Sutcliffe, and the Beatles

A parent takes their child to the library to find "good" books to read. Should the parent be dismayed when the child appears with a tall stack of comic books? Despite their reputation, you might be surprised to learn that comic books are a great way to make reading and learning fun for you and your child.

Here's why comic books matter: