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Superhero Saturday Recap!

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

On April 26th, the B&ECPL hosted Superhero Saturday to celebrate Batman’s 75th anniversary and to spread the word about Free Comic Book Day. So many people came out dressed in their superhero finery to enjoy awesome music, crafts, free comics, and more!

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Also big congratulations to our Buffalo’s Best Batman Winners!!

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See more photos of the day on the B&ECPL’s Flickr page!

Coming Next Month: Movies Adapted from Comics!

Friday, April 25th, 2014

For the month of May, every Thursday the Central library will be showing comic inspired movies in the Ring of Knowledge. Movies are free to the general public and start at 5pm. Hope to see you there!

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Buffalo’s Best Batman Contest

Friday, April 4th, 2014

In honor of Batman’s 75th Anniversary, the Library is holding a Buffalo’s Best Batman Contest! Do you think you have what it takes to be Buffalo’s Best Batman? 

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The Contest:

  • Create an original photograph or video depicting Batman or someone else from the Batman World. Videos or photographs may not include footage/imagery from copyrighted works, i.e. clips from Batman movies, Batman posters, etc.
  • Entries can be no longer than 60 seconds and no larger than 20MB.
  • One entry per person. More than one person can be included in the photo or video.
  • For Entry Form and more Contest Rules click here.
  • Entry forms and your video/picture can be submitted online here.

To be considered all entries must be received by 11pm on Sunday, April 20, 2014.

Winners will receive fabulous prizes such as Batman World figures, graphic novels, movies, posters and more!

Comics Fest at the Orchard Park Public Library

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

This past Saturday, comics took over the Orchard Park Public Library for Comics Fest!

Comics Fest 2013 - Orchard Park Library

Those who attended tried their hands at trivia for some awesome prizes! They also dressed up as some of their favorite comic book characters, made some superhero themed crafts and picked out some free comics.

Comics Fest 2013 - Orchard Park Library

Comics Fest 2013 - Orchard Park Library

Comics Fest 2013 - Orchard Park Library

Artists from Visions even showed how to create comics!

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If you missed out, don’t worry! There’s another Comics Fest coming up at the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library on Saturday, October 5th.

You can also find more pictures from the event on the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library’s Flickr page!

Join Us!

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

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