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FEB
23

Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

Sat, Feb 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults artist talks arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

**Registration for this event is currently full. Please fill out the registration form to be added to the waitlist. If spots become available, they will be released to the waitlist 10 minutes before the start of the event.**

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Screaming on Paper: Activism and Community Engagement Through Comics

MAR
9

Comic Art Ed!: Comics in the Classroom

Sat, Mar 9   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People platbpl

Cartoonist and educator Cathy G. Johnson leads this workshop about bringing comics into the classroom! Come learn about why comic books are an important and useful art form to include in education, and learn some hands-on lesson plans to share...

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Comic Art Ed!: Comics in the Classroom

MAR
23

Everything is Comics: How to Make Anything You Want

Sat, Mar 23   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

Join cartoonist and illustrator, Laura Lannes, for an afternoon of making whatever you want. There are as many different ways to make comics as there are people who make comics. Any way that works for you is correct. Sometimes there is a lot...

Everything is Comics: How to Make Anything You Want

APR
11

Comic Book Illustration Workshop

Thu, Apr 11   3:30 pm   Dekalb, Auditorium

Teens & Young Adults comics

With the popularity of comic books in the movies and animation mainstream, it has gone into video games, clothing, to name a few.  Penciling, inking, and coloring will be introduced as well.  Teens will create their super hero...

Comic Book Illustration Workshop

APR
15

Anime and K-Pop Club

Mon, Apr 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Teens & Young Adults after school comics music teen tech time

Come to Mapleton and enjoy experiencing and discussing both Anime and K-Pop. Bring your favorite Anime and/or K-Pop to share. Snacks will be provided.

Anime and K-Pop Club

APR
20

Graphic Medicine: Making Comics About Health

Sat, Apr 20   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

Interested in how comics, medicine, and health can work together? Looking to learn how to tell stories using the medium of comics? In this workshop, Whit Taylor will discuss the growing field and genre of "graphic medicine" in the context of...

Graphic Medicine: Making Comics About Health

MAY
4

Coming of Age: Learning About Yourself Through Comics

Sat, May 4   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People

Join cartoonist and illustrator, Xia Gordon, in exploring how making comics can act as a window into a better understanding of oneself. In this workshop, we will examine how certain tools - essaying, journaling, poetry, etc - can be used to make...

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Coming of Age: Learning About Yourself Through Comics

JUN
8

Introduction to Manga Art

Sat, Jun 8   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga arts and crafts comics

Join Jesse, Washington Irving’s Librarian of Tomorrow intern, for Introduction to Manga Art.

We will learn the basics and the foundations of building a manga character and creating a short flipbook.

All supplies will be provided,...

Introduction to Manga Art

JUN
15

How to Destroy Your Family

Sat, Jun 15   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People lgbtq pride month

Please note that this workshop is for adults 17+.

Award-winning cartoonist Carta Monir leads this workshop for teens and adults, focused on the idea of making "dangerous" or "divisive" work. Together, participants will explore ideas of...

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How to Destroy Your Family

JUL
1

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Jul 1   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

JUL
8

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Jul 8   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

JUL
15

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Jul 15   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

JUL
22

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Jul 22   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

JUL
29

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Jul 29   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

AUG
5

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Aug 5   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

AUG
12

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Aug 12   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

AUG
15

Cool Work x Interesting People presents Archie Bongiovanni

Thu, Aug 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People LGBTQ

Join Archie Bongiovanni,  overall rad zine-maker and cartoonist, for a reading and brief discussion on comics, digital media in a physical world, pronouns, and navigating life as a queer creator.

Archie Bongiovanni is the ...

Cool Work x Interesting People presents Archie Bongiovanni

AUG
19

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Aug 19   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

AUG
26

Teen Writing Club

Mon, Aug 26   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Dyker Library

Teens & Young Adults comics creative writing teen time

Sit out on the library floor and let your creativity come to life. Create your very own comics or write the first draft of an original story.

Teen Writing Club

SEP
6

Kids Create: Comic Books

Fri, Sep 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids after school comics

Join our comic book club and have fun with other cool kids like you!

Kids Create: Comic Books

SEP
13

Kids Create: Comic Books

Fri, Sep 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids after school comics

Join our comic book club and have fun with other cool kids like you!

Kids Create: Comic Books

SEP
20

Kids Create: Comic Books

Fri, Sep 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids after school comics

Join our comic book club and have fun with other cool kids like you!

Kids Create: Comic Books

SEP
27

Kids Create: Comic Books

Fri, Sep 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Arlington Library, Program Room

Kids after school comics

Join our comic book club and have fun with other cool kids like you!

Kids Create: Comic Books

OCT
1

Teen Manga Club

Tue, Oct 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga comics teen time

Come read manga, make origami, draw anime characters, and play with washi tape!  Meets every first Tuesday!

For ages 10 and up.

 

Teen Manga Club

OCT
5

Zine Jam! with Elvis B.

Sat, Oct 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons, Room 4

Adults comics diy humanities and art LGBTQ

Please note: This event is for adults and older teens (17+).

Come hang out & create a queer collage mashup. We'll play with images & words, and squish it all into a colorful zine.

Led by Elvis B., co-organizer of the NYC...

Zine Jam! with Elvis B.

OCT
24

Exams Proctoring

Thu, Oct 24   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Adults adult learning comics

 

Proctoring exam for a college student

Exams Proctoring

NOV
5

Teen Manga Club

Tue, Nov 5   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga comics teen time

Come read manga, make origami, draw anime characters, and play with washi tape!  Meets every first Tuesday!

For ages 10 and up.

 

 

Teen Manga Club

DEC
3

Teen Manga Club

Tue, Dec 3   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Teens & Young Adults anime and manga comics teen time

Come read manga, make origami, draw anime characters, and play with washi tape!  Meets every first Tuesday!

For ages 10 and up.

Teen Manga Club

DEC
14

All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

Sat, Dec 14   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Balcony Conference Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Award-winning cartoonist and publisher Carta Monir presents a workshop appropriate for ages 18 and up. Writing honestly and candidly about sex is difficult, but it doesn't have to feel impossible. Participants will leave the workshop with a short...

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All the Details?? Making Zines About Sex

DEC
27

Comic Con Day

Fri, Dec 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Kensington Library

Teens & Young Adults comics video games

Join us as we celebrate comics, games, and geek culture here at Kensington Library!  Come down to the Community Room and try out our board games:  Exploding Kittens, Fluxx, and Rory's Story Cubes, as well as a few new...

Comic Con Day

FEB
20

Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

Thu, Feb 20   6:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People creative writing humanities and art

In this hands-on workshop, participants will write and draw a one-page comic about or inspired by an object. The workshop will be guided by comics artist JB Brager. Participants may bring their own art supplies and sentimental objects, or can use...

Meaningful Stuff: Writing Flash Fiction Comics with Sentimental Objects

MAR
14

Comics & Zines—for Everyone! Cancelled

Sat, Mar 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults comics creative writing diy

Are you interested in zines and comics, but aren't sure where to start? Come to a fun, multigenerational workshop led by Elvis and Jan, two seasoned comics creators who will bring their enthusiasm for the medium, and also writing prompts and...

Comics & Zines—for Everyone!

MAR
28

Creating Comics About Trans Women Cancelled

Sat, Mar 28   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art LGBTQ

In this workshop, cartoonist Emma Jayne leads you through drawing a four panel comic about trans women! She'll talk you through the process of writing and drawing characters of your own: what tropes to avoid, things that transgender characters...

Creating Comics About Trans Women

MAR
29

Zine-Making with Maamoul Press Cancelled

Sun, Mar 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Have you ever wanted to make your very own book? This workshop is a chance for you to make a zine (a self-published, mini magazine). Graphic novelist and co-founder of Maamoul Press, Leila Abdelrazaq, will lead participants through the creation...

Zine-Making with Maamoul Press

APR
2

Poetry-Comics: Confluence of Craft Cancelled

Thu, Apr 2   7:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Annex

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art poetry

PLEASE NOTE: This program will take place at the BPL Annex and not at the Central branch at Grand Army Plaza.

A workshop by poet and cartoonist Trinidad Escobar. Comics, in most cases, depends on the dynamic relationship between text and...

Poetry-Comics: Confluence of Craft

APR
18

Creating Comics About Trans Women

Sat, Apr 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art LGBTQ

In this workshop, cartoonist Emma Jayne leads you through drawing a four panel comic about trans women! She'll talk you through the process of writing and drawing characters of your own: what tropes to avoid, things that transgender characters...

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Creating Comics About Trans Women

APR
23

Poetry-Comics: Confluence of Craft

Thu, Apr 23   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art poetry

A workshop by poet and cartoonist Trinidad Escobar. Comics, in most cases, depends on the dynamic relationship between text and image. In this workshop, we will explore how poetics, or the craft of poetry, intersects with comics theory. With a...

Poetry-Comics: Confluence of Craft

APR
25

Creating Autobio Comics Cancelled

Sat, Apr 25   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees Room

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

You are the protagonist of your next comic in this autobio comics primer. Led by cartoonist, Hazel Newlevant, explore the experiences that defined and changed you, design a cartoon version of yourself, and learn how to turn your treasured and...

Creating Autobio Comics

MAY
1

Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

Fri, May 1   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts comics creative writing Virtual Programming

Do you love comics and wish you could get started writing and/or drawing your own? In this workshop, JB Brager will take participants through the end-to-end process of making a comic using tools you have at home! No art experience necessary, all...

Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

MAY
2

Making the Ultimate Quaranzine

Sat, May 2   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art Virtual Programming

Award-winning cartoonist and publisher Carta Monir is here to show you how to make the ultimate quaranzine at home! Using printer paper and a regular stapler, anyone can make a high-quality stapled zine that they can be proud of! Carta will lead...

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Making the Ultimate Quaranzine

MAY
8

Making Comic Book Characters

Fri, May 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts comics humanities and art urban art jamm

How can fun characters be a jumping off point for developing our own comic book stories? In this workshop, graphic novelist Cathy G. Johnson will lead teens through fun drawing games, brainstorming activities, developing our own characters, and...

Making Comic Book Characters

MAY
22

Comic Story Collaborations

Fri, May 22   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts comics humanities and art urban art jamm

Let’s draw comic book stories together! In this workshop, graphic novelist Cathy G. Johnson will lead students through brainstorming activities, collaborative comic drawing games, and group story development. Students will draw collaborative...

Comic Story Collaborations

MAY
23

Creating Autobio Comics

Sat, May 23   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Adults comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art Virtual Programming

NOTE: This workshop is for ages 17+.

You are the protagonist of your next comic in this autobio comics primer. Led by cartoonist, Hazel Newlevant, explore the experiences that defined and changed you, design a cartoon version of yourself...

Creating Autobio Comics

MAY
29

Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

Fri, May 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts comics creative writing Virtual Programming

Do you love comics and wish you could get started writing and/or drawing your own? In this workshop, JB Brager will take participants through the end-to-end process of making a comic using tools you have at home! No art experience necessary, all...

Teens, Tell Yr Story! Comics 101

JUN
6

Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

Sat, Jun 6   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts comics Cool Work x Interesting People humanities and art

Please note: This workshop is designed for adults 17+.

In the time of COVID-19, our lives are mediated more than ever through technology. We appear in one another's homes and interact with our colleagues and loved ones through digital...

Mapping Our Digital Selves: Zine Making with Maamoul Press

JUL
14

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Tue, Jul 14   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
16

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Thu, Jul 16   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
21

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Tue, Jul 21   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
23

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Thu, Jul 23   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

JUL
28

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

Tue, Jul 28   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Adults arts and crafts chinese comics multilingual

Create and Tell is a series of online gatherings for anyone who wants to practice and hone art skills and gain feedback from others.  Participants are encouraged to show their work and tell their stories.  Starting from July 14th,...

Create and Tell: Comics 漫画

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