OCEANSIDE–Comic book fans! The Oceanside Library will host Comic Book Day and give away free comic books for all ages on May 4.
The library will host a green screen activity at Panels Comic Book Coffee Bar, 713 Mission Avenue in Oceanside, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. There will be a photo shoot and free comic books.
The free event officially kicks off at 12 p.m. with author M. K. Palmer who will share tips on writing and publishing your own graphic novels in the Library’s 2nd floor Foundation Room. Also, Dave Boatman will be in the Library’s Community Room teaching attendees how to draw superheroes.
At 1:30 p.m., a panel of comic experts will discuss autobiographical graphic novels. Panelists include Claudia Dominguez (More Than Money), Mary Fleener (Life of the Party), and Fifi Martinez (It Felt Like Nothing).
Crafts and activities will be available in the library courtyard from 1 to 3 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to dress in cosplay.
At 3 p.m., the library will host a dance party for all ages. The event concludes with a pop culture-themed concert performance by The Library Bards.
The Civic Center Library is located at 330 North Coast Highway in downtown Oceanside. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library and Panels Comic Book Coffee Bar.
For more information about the library, visit www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call (760) 435-5600