I’ve always had a comic section in the library along with a trolley filled with comics which goes outside at lunchtimes but I’ve noticed lately the increase in Comic Conventions. As I was looking for ideas for another junior aged library event I thought this would be perfect.
So, the plans have begun! I went to visit our local comic shop, after a chat with the owner, I purchased a variety of comic books he recommended. Explaining to the owner why I was purchasing the comics in such quantities proved to be a great idea. He, along with a few friends, are willing to come along to our event in costume! This is more than I could of hoped for and I am sure the children will love it! Fancy dress competition will now be a must.
I already have the Phoenix Comic book on a weekly subscription for the library and I have purchased a collection of graphic novels of the classics, both of which the children enjoy. So with a focused event on this genre I am sure we will entice more readers for pleasure!