CA – The Baby-Sitters’ Club #4 Signing

February 1, 2016 by  
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Celebrated graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Sisters, Drama) appears at Rakestraw Books on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM to discuss her work — especially her new book The Baby-Sitters’ Club #4 — and sign books for fans. Bring your questions and your enthusiasm!

This a free event. Please make your reservations through Eventbrite.

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Rakestraw Books
3 Railroad Ave, Danville, California 94526
(925) 837-7337

CA – Raina Telgemeier Signs

January 29, 2016 by  
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Press Release:

The North Berkeley Public Library is beyond thrilled to welcome comics creator Raina Telgemeier whose books SMILE, DRAMA, and SISTERS, and her graphic adaptations of THE BABYSITTERS CLUB have enthralled a generation of young readers! Raina will offer a presentation about her books and creative process, and then will sign and sketch books for attendees on Sunday, February 7, 2016.

Raina will be happy to sign whatever books you bring, but can only sketch in ONE book per patron. Books will also be available for purchase from Mrs. Dalloway’s Books.

Note that the North Branch will NOT be open this day — this is a special event, and doors will open at 12:45pm for seating.

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North Berkeley Public Library
1170 The Alameda, Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 981-6250

CA – An Afternoon with Raina Telgemeier

October 12, 2015 by  
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Cartoonist Raina Telgemeier (Smile, Sisters) appears at the Millbrae Library on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 3:30 pm to deliver a humorous discussion about growing up reading comics and how it affected the rest of her life. She’ll also create some comics before your very eyes! Refreshments will precede the event courtesy of the Millbrae Friends of the Library and a book selling and signing opportunity will follow the event.

Millbrae Library
1 Library Avenue, Millbrae, CA 94030
650.697.7607

CA – Peanuts Tribute & Sketch-a-thon

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Celebrate 65 years of Peanuts at the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 1:00 – 5:00 PM with cartoonists Paige Braddock of Jane’s World, Frank Cammuso, creator of Knights of the Lunch Table, Terry Moore, of Strangers in ParadisePaul Pope of Battling Boy, and Raina Telgemeier, creator of Smile, as they discuss the enduring influence of Peanuts, their own work, and the new Peanuts tribute book released by BOOM! comics. Followed by a Sketch-a-thon featuring a variety of today’s cartoonists including Lucas Turnbloom, Brian Fies, Jonathan Lemon, Shaenon Garrity, Derek Charm, and many more.

Charles M. Schulz Museum
2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

CA – An Evening with Raina

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Press Release:

Raina Telgemeier, the best-selling author of Smile, Sisters, and Drama is coming to the San Diego Central Library, in downtown San Diego, on Tuesday, July 7 at 6:00 PM for “An Evening with Raina,” a free event to help you get ready for Comic-Con International! Raina Telgemeier’s all-ages graphic novels have delighted readers of all ages! Come hear her speak about her work, bring your questions, and find out what’s next at this free special event presented by Comic-Con International and Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, in conjunction with the San Diego Public Library.

Raina is a global phenomenon! Her three books, Smile, Drama, and Sisters—along with her four books based on Ann M. Martin’s The Baby-sitters Club—total a staggering 3 million copies in print, placing her at the forefront of the children’s graphic novel boom. Her efforts to champion kids’ right to read include speaking out for Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read. Banned Books Week 2015 celebrates Young Adult books, and the rights of young readers everywhere to read fearlessly!

This popular comics creator is a special guest at Comic-Con International this year, but you don’t have to have a badge to see her in this special early appearance at the San Diego Central Library! “An Evening with Raina,” co-sponsored by Comic-Con and the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, on Tuesday, July 7 at 6:00 PM in the Auditorium, located at 330 Park Blvd., in downtown San Diego. Admission is free, but seating is limited for this special event. CBLDF will have books available for donations.

About Comic Book Legal Defense Fund
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is a non-profit organization protecting the freedom to read comics! Our work protects readers, creators, librarians, retailers, publishers, & educators who face the threat of censorship. We monitor legislation & challenge laws that would limit the First Amendment. We create resources that promote understanding of comics & the rights our community is guaranteed. Every day we publish news & information about censorship events as they happen. We are partners in the Kids’ Right to Read Project & Banned Books Week. Our expert legal team is available at a moment’s notice to respond to First Amendment emergencies. CBLDF is a lean organization that works hard to protect the rights that our community depends on. For more information, visit www.cbldf.org (link is external)

About Comic-Con International
Comic-Con International (CCI) is a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular artforms, primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture.

San Diego Public Library
330 Park Blvd. San Diego CA 92101
(619) 236-5800

CA – Flying Colors Summer Party

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Raina Telgemeier (Sisters, Smile, Drama) and Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy, Teen Boat) appear at Flying Color Comics on Friday July 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm to sign their many comics!

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Flying Colors Comics
2980 Treat Blvd (at Oak Grove Rd), Concord, CA 94518
(925) 825-5410

CA – Graphic Novel Greats Signing

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Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, and James Burks at Once Upon A Time Bookstore on Thursday March 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM!

Graphic novels are a hit with students, astute teachers and savvy librarians, as they know the best of these novels tell engaging stories which captivate kids — and keep them reading! We are very very lucky to have these 3 talented artists come talk shop, draw, doodle, get creative and inspire budding artists! Afterwards, they will sign books. This is a free event & will be very popular. In order to get a priority ticket for the signing line, at least one book must be bought from Once Upon A Time.

Once Upon A Time Bookstore
Montrose Shopping Park
2207 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020
818-248-9668