Peninsula Libraries Comics Art Fest 2018

Press Release:

San Mateo County Libraries is bringing back Comic Arts Fest for February 2018! 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 LibraryDaly 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. If you’re a comic artist/author and you’re interested in applying for a table at our Small Press Comics Expo, please apply with this online form.

Our tentative list of confirmed guests is listed below. Check back for more updates on events, authors and artists to come! Click here to register for FREE tickets to creator events.

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Fantasy artist Tony DiTerlizzi goes on a signing tour for his new book:

Tuesday, September 21 @ 7:00 PM
Barnes & Noble
3535 US Route 1, Princeton, NJ 08540
609-897-9250

Wednesday, September 22 @ 3:30 PM
Books, Bytes & Beyond
197 Rock Road, Glen Rock, NJ 07452
(201) 670-6766

Wednesday, September 22 @ 6PM
**NYC LAUNCH EVENT**
(Hosted by Uma Thurman)
Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 989-3270

Thursday, September 23 @10:30 AM
Barnes & Noble
380 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station, NY11746
631-421-9886

Friday, September 24 @ 7:00 PM
Barnes & Noble
210 Commerce Blvd, Fairless Hills, PA 19030
215-269-0442

Saturday, September 25 @ 11:00 AM
Chester County Books and Music Company
975 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA 19380
610-696-1661

Monday, September 27 @ 7:00 PM
Anderson’s Bookshop
123 West Jefferson, Naperville, IL 60540
630-355-2665

Tuesday, September 28 @ 4:30 PM
Bookstall of Chestnut Court
811 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL 60093
847-446-8880

Wednesday, September 29 @ 7:00 PM
Rainy Day Books
Unity Temple on the Plaza
707 West 47th Street, Kansas City, MO 64114
913-384-3126

Thursday, September 30 @ 6:30 PM
Wild Rumpus Books
2720 West 43rd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 920-5005

Friday, October 1 (evening)
Red Balloon Bookshop
891 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105
651-224-8320

Tuesday, October 12 @ 7:00 PM
Kepler’s
Menlo Park Library
800 Alma Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 324 – 4321

Thursday, October 14
Copperfield’s Books
140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, CA 94952-2994
(707) 762-0563

October 16-17
TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL
(Schedule to be announced)

Tuesday, October 19 @ 5:00 PM
Blue Willow Bookshop
14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079
281-497-8675

November 12-13
Mazza Museum Weekend Conference
The University of Findlay
1000 North Main Street, Findlay, OH 45840
419-422-8313