Rochester Hills Public Library
Contact: Amanda Harrison Keighley
For Immediate Release
August 8, 2018
Rochester Hills Public Library Hosts First Comic Fest
(ROCHESTER HILLS- August 8, 2018) Fans of comics, art and pop culture rejoice! The Rochester Hills Public Library is hosting their very first Comic Fest on Saturday, September 15.
This free, family-friendly event is taking place all day at the library, with great activities for everyone to participate in! With games, a costume contest, food trucks and local artists selling some incredible artwork, there’s no shortage of entertainment!
“We’re very excited to bring the energy of a convention to RHPL and give our patrons a chance to participate in unique events for free,” said Community Relations Specialist Amanda Harrison Keighley.
Throughout the day participants can enjoy a sword-fighting demonstration, buy lunch from the GoCheez & Grillwich Tot Shop food trucks, and meet the Ghostbusters and other characters.
Costumes are highly encouraged and may even be rewarded in our costume contest!
“We will also have local author Matt Faulkner give a presentation on his graphic novel Gaijin: American Prisoner of War and artist/author team Anne & Jerzy Drozd will be teaching workshops on how to make your own mini comic book for kids, teens, and adults, said Adult Services Librarian Kricket Hoekstra, “There will be something for everyone.”
Registration is required for specific workshops and demonstrations. Please see our website, rhpl.org, for full details.
Rochester Hills Public Library provides life-long learning opportunities, instills a love of reading, and offers equal access to information. The library serves as a community town square, where over 45,000 monthly visitors enjoy innovative ways to learn and socialize through a variety of programs including Sunday concerts, a summer reading challenge, parent-child workshops, and weekly lectures. The library’s expansive and user-friendly database system allows its 70,000 card holders to utilize eBooks, movies, and music downloads, language and genealogy services, and consumer reports from the comfort of their own home at no cost. Find more information on Rochester Hills Public Library’s unique offerings at rhpl.org.