Lafayette and Orinda libraries will be closed Tuesday 10/27 due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff.

Free Comic Book Day

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A bit later than normal but it's that time of year again when the comic book industry and Contra Costa County library come together to give away free comic books.  Starting October 24 - 31 you can come grab your free comics at select libraries. 

You can also join us for an amazing event with guest speaker Amy Keating Rogers, Lead Writer for the Cartoon Network who will participate in a live presentation on Zoom on Saturday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m.

Please check out our reading lists "chockablock" full of graphic novels and comic book collections staff created so you can continue your enjoyment of the fanciful and fantastic world that is comics.

Event

Oliver Chin Book Talk: Awesome Asian Americans

Oct 28th | 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us in this Super Hero Themed Book discussion with Oliver Chin, author, publisher and artist.

How to get your free comics

To pick up your free comic books, make an appointment for Front Door Service at one of the following libraries. When making your appointment, scroll down and choose one of the three Free Comic Book Day bags: Kids, Teens or Adults.

Schedule Pick-up: Antioch

Schedule Pick-up: Bay Point

Schedule Pick-up: Brentwood

Schedule Pick-up: Clayton

Schedule Pick-up: Danville

Schedule Pick-up: Dougherty Station

Schedule Pick-up: Hercules

Schedule Pick-up: Lafayette

Schedule Pick-up: Oakley

Schedule Pick-up: Orinda

Schedule Pick-up: Pittsburg

Schedule Pick-up: Pleasant Hill

Schedule Pick-up: San Pablo

Schedule Pick-up: San Ramon

Schedule Pick-up: Walnut Creek

More Free Comic Book Days Events

Oliver Chin Book Talk: Awesome Asian Americans

Oct 28th | 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us in this Super Hero Themed Book discussion with Oliver Chin, author, publisher and artist.

Character Development with Sam Filstrup

Oct 29th | 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Online event
Join local Artist Sam Filstrup for a workshop on how to design characters! Learn all about his creative process.

Saturday Sketching with Sam

Oct 31st | 11:00am - 12:00pm
Online event
To celebrate Inktober and Free Comic Book Day, we're holding a special zoom session with local illustrator Sam Filstrup.

Free Comic Book Day Lists

Go Graphic: Graphic novels for first and second grade.

Graphic novels with Accelerated Reader (AR) levels 0.5-3.0. AR is a program some schools use to monitor kids' independent reading practice.

Graphic Novels and Comic Books by Black Authors

In honor of Black History Month, this list highlights some excellent graphic novels and comic books by Black authors.

Feel-Good Manga

For when you need something funny, adorable, or just plain soothing.
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