Kids Read Comics! ALA! Bookstore events!

I'm going on a tour of the Midwest! Hopefully you can make it to some of my events. These include Kids Read Comics (including a pre-conference for librarians and educators); signings at Green Brain Comics in Dearborn, MI and Challengers Comics + Conversation in Chicago, IL; and the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. Here are the details: June 21 COMICS, COLLECTIONS AND THE COMMON CORE Hatcher Graduate Library Ann Arbor, MI A special KRC Pre-Conference for Librarians, Educators, and Cartoonists! Attendance is FREE, but you must register to attend.

June 22-23 KIDS READ COMICS CELEBRATION Ann Arbor District Library I'll have a table with fun stuff for sale in the Artist Alley, and will be participating in programs throughout the weekend! The full schedule of events is here.

Monday, June 24 2-5pm GREEN BRAIN COMICS 13210 Michigan Avenue East Downtown Dearborn, MI, 48126 (313) 582-9444 Event & signing with Dave Roman & John Green!

Thursday, June 27 6-8pm Challengers Comics + Conversation 1845 N Western Ave #2R Chicago, IL 60647 (773) 278-0155 An all-ages comics party! Also featuring Dave Roman, John Green, & Jerzy Drozd! Live drawing games! Book signing!

June 28-July 1 ALA ANNUAL Conference McCormick Place Convention Center Chicago, IL I'll have a table in the Cartoonist Artist Alley, and will be on several panels and programs!

Friday, June 28

6:00-6:45pm COMICS QUICKFIRE! Location: Graphic Novel Stage

Saturday, June 29

11:00-12:00pm Scholastic Booth Signing Booth#2505-2605

3:00-4:00pm Krosoczka! TenNapel! Telgemeier! Graphic Novels Your Kids Love By Names You Can’t Pronounce Room: S402b

Sunday, June 30

1:00-2:30pm Busting the Comics Code: Comics, Censorship, & Librarians Room N231

Raina Telgemeier