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2018 Comic Arts Fest

Comic Arts Fest logoSan Mateo County Libraries is having their annual Comic Arts Fest in February! From their website:

“We’re celebrating the importance of comics, both as an art form and as valid literature, and enabling aspiring artists and readers of all ages through author visits, workshops, and comics-related programs.

This year, the Fest is expanding to include Burlingame Library, Daly City LibraryMenlo Park LibraryRedwood City LibrarySan Bruno LibrarySan Mateo Library, and South San Francisco Library.

We’re also adding a one-day Small Press Comics Expo to the Fest. This will be an opportunity to meet local artists, purchase comics and original artwork, and attend quality comics workshops.”

Click here to see their announcement, and look below to see confirmed events at various libraries!

Comics legend Trina Robbins talks about her amazing life at the Menlo Park City Council Chambers
February 8, 2018, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Details and ticket reservations here

Small Press Comics Expo at San Mateo Public Library, with special guests Svetlana Chmakova, author of Awkward and Brave and Paul Madonna
February 10, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Award winning author/illustrator Paul Madonna and his new book Close Enough for the Angels at Burlingame Public Library
Thursday, February 15, 2018, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Event details

Comics and TV pro Carlos Nieto III leads this teen only comics workshop at the Menlo Park Library
February 20, 2018, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Shing Yin Khor and her dog Bug talk about her book The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Mufflier Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito at Burlingame Public Library
Thursday, February 22, 2018, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
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