Shreve Memorial Library joins readers, collectors, comic book lovers, and fans across the U. S. in celebration of National Comic Book Day! Various programs and activities for children and teens will take place at Shreve Memorial Library branches throughout Caddo Parish beginning Saturday, September 17 through Friday, September 30. All activities and materials are free. Children and teens are encouraged to participate.
The celebration kicks off with Comic Book-making programs for children and teens. Participants are encouraged to fire up their imaginations and create their own comic books. The programs take place at the following branches at the designated times and dates:
The fun continues with craft programs. Children and teens will create comic book-cover collages, paint superhero masks, and make custom buttons, wreaths, and more. The programs take place as follows:
Children and teens will celebrate National Comic Book Day with a variety of games. Activities will take place at the following branches.
What is National Comic Book Week without superhero movies? Movie showings will take place at several library branches. They are as follows:
Other programs celebrating National Comic Book Week will take on the following dates:
The Broadmoor Branch will host “Batman Day” on Saturday, September 17, before the kick-off of the weeklong festivities. Children and their caregivers will hear stories about the famous caped crusader as they celebrate the Dark Knight. The program takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the meeting room at the branch. Also on Tuesday, September 20, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. teens will participate in Comic-con. Attendees will dress up in their favorite comic book costumes, test their trivia knowledge of comics, and make “Most Wanted” villain posters. Broadmoor Branch is located at 1212 Captain Shreve Drive.
On Friday, September 23, Hamilton/ South Caddo Branch will also host teens and a special guest from the local comic book shop Excalibur. Comic books from Excalibur will be on display and a discussion about the different collections of comic books will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Teens are encouraged to gather in the meeting room at the branch at 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop.
Then on Monday, September 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Higginbotham-Bryson Branch invites children and teens to visit the branch to read and check out comic books and graphic novels. The branch is located at 9359 Greenwood Road inGreenwood.
West Shreveport Branch is also inviting children and teens to drop in during the month, and participate in a scavenger hunt and color coloring sheets during branch hours in celebration of National Comic Book Week. The branch is located at 4380 Pines Road. Branch hours are Monday through Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.