Hilo, Waimea libraries to celebrate Free Comic Book Day
Seventeen public libraries will offer readers free comic books Saturday, May 3, in celebration of the 13th Free Comic Book Day.
Library patrons showing their valid Hawaii State Public Library System cards will receive a special free comic book, while supplies last.
“Mahalo nui loa to the Friends of the Library of Hawaii, participating libraries’ local Friends groups, Gecko Books &Comics, and Collector Maniacs for sponsoring this year’s event,” said Paul Mark, spokesman for the Hawaii State Public Library System.
Free Comic Book Day (www.freecomicbookday.com) is celebrated worldwide on the first Saturday in May. Millions of comic books have been given away by participating libraries and comic book stores during the last 12 years.
Each participating HSPLS library will offer a variety of comic books for all ages.
Readers can choose from among popular series including “Hello Kitty Surprise,” “Transformers vs. G.I Joe,” “The New 52 Futures End Special Edition,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and “Teen Titans Go #1 Special Edition.”
Comic book selections will vary by library.
Participating libraries on the Big Island are: Hilo Public Library and Thelma Parker Memorial Public &School Library in Waimea.
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