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Buffalo Comicon 2017

Friday, September 15th, 2017

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On September 30th and October 1st, the Buffalo & Erie County Library will be at the Buffalo Comicon hosting activities for all ages. Learn about superheroes, science, art, and more! We will also have our first ever manga activity room, featuring anime courtesy of Crunchyroll!

This event will take place at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center.

Banned Books Week 2017

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

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This year’s Banned Books Week lasts from September 24th to 30th. However, you can kick things off early by reading one of these banned and challenged graphic novels spotlighted by the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. The CBLDF has also compiled a list of upcoming anti-censorship events from across the country.

To find out more about this annual celebration of free speech, please check out www.bannedbooksweek.org or visit a library near you!

Bisons Superhero Night

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

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On August 19th, the Buffalo Bisons  will have their 3rd Annual Superhero Night:

“Your favorites will be at Coca-Cola Field to save the day again, with Superhero Characters throughout the ballpark to meet and get your picture taken with, compliments of the Superhero Alliance of Western New York. All the young superhero boys and girls are also being encouraged to join forces and come dressed as their favorite characters! There will be a storyline played out on the BisonsTV HD scoreboard that culminates in an on-field battle between the superheroes and evil villains….And we may just be calling on YOU to help save the ballpark! Proceeds of Superhero Night will benefit the Superhero Race & Wellness Walk, held each year at Delaware Park.” - www.milb.com

Get Pop-Cultured 2017

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Get Pop-Cultured 2017

If you haven’t gotten a chance to check out Barnes & Nobles’ Get Pop-Cultured events yet, consider heading out to one this week! Select stores will be hosting a special birthday celebration for Harry Potter and offering comics-related giveaways!

Further details for this month-long event series are available at barnesandnoble.com

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