Free Comic Book Day 2018

Did you know that May 5th, 2018 is Free Comic Book Day?

Ohio Center for the Book and several other Cleveland Public Library branches are celebrating the day with free comics, movies, activities, and CAKE!

Join the Ohio Center for the Book for these films that celebrate the spirit of FCBD.

The following two film screenings take place in the Main Library, 2nd Floor, Literature Department on May 5th.

Spider-Man: Homecoming @ 12pm

Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.  Directed by Jon Watts; writers: Jonathan Goldstein, with screenplay by, John Francis Daley.

Comic Book Confidential @ 2:30pm

This 1988 documentary explores the history of comic books in America from the 1930s to the 1980s.  A survey of the artistic history of the comic book medium and some of the major talents associated with it.  Directed by Ron Mann, writers  Charles Lippincott and Ron Mann.

Check with participating branches for a variety of activities

Participating branches:

Rockport Branch  – Trivia

4421 West 140th Street – 216-623-7053

Fulton Branch – Crafts, Superhero temporary tattoos, film

3545 Fulton Road – 216-623-6969

Martin Luther King Jr. Branch – Movies, Crossword Puzzle, Arts, Games

1962 Stokes Boulevard – 216-623-7018

Mt. Pleasant Branch – Coloring, Activities

14000 Kinsman Road – 216-623-7032

Memorial Nottingham Branch – 3D printed superhero figures

17109 Lake Shore Boulevard – 216-623-7039

Walz Branch -3D printed figure painting, crafts

7910 Detroit Avenue – 216-623-7095

Sterling – Crafts, Face painting

2200 East 30th Street – 216-623-7074