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Nickel City Con 2017

Friday, May 12th, 2017

On May 19th through the 21st, Buffalo’s premier comic and pop culture convention, Nickel City Con, will take place at the Buffalo Convention Center.

The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library will be there on Saturday and Sunday to host fun family activities such as Jedi Camp, Superhero Training, and Mad Science. Admission to the convention is free for children 10 and under. For more information, please visit www.nickelcitycon.com

Free Comic Book Day 2017

Friday, April 28th, 2017

May 6th is Free Comic Book Day, an annual event that celebrates reading, the comic book industry, and fans of every age! To find a participating store near you, please use the store locator at freecomicbookday.com

Manga Club: Pin-Back Buttons

Friday, April 21st, 2017

On Saturday, May 6th, the Central Library’s Teen Manga Club will be making custom pin-back buttons and watching club-requested anime episodes.

This free public event is open to anyone between the ages of 13 and 17. To register ahead of time, please text @teenmanga to 8101 (registration is not required).

Manga Club: Accordion Notebooks

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

On Saturday, April 8th, the Central Library’s Teen Manga Club will show attendees how to make accordion-style magnetic notebooks!

This free public event is open to anyone between the ages of 13 and 17. To register ahead of time, please text @teenmanga to 8101 (registration is not required).

Superheroes Weekend at the Strong

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

 

On March 25th and 26th, the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester will host an exciting family event featuring Marvel superheroes Spider-Man (on Saturday) and Captain America (on Sunday). Tickets to take a photo with these heroes are free while supplies last. Guests can also look forward to appearances by PBS Kids’ Super Why! and Woofster, an environmental lesson from Larry the H2O Hero, and panels by professional comics creators. For more information, please visit museumofplay.org