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Celebrate ‘Free Comic Book Day’ (May 4)


Sixteen libraries will offer readers free comic books on Saturday, May 4 in celebration of the 12th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day.

Library patrons showing their valid Hawaii State Public Library System card will receive a special free comic book, while supplies last.

Participating libraries’ local Friends groups, Jelly’s the Original, and Collector Maniacs are sponsoring this year’s event.

Free Comic Book Day ( is celebrated worldwide on the first Saturday in May and participating libraries and comic book shops have given away millions of free comic books the last 11 years.

Each participating HSPLS library will offer a variety of comic books for all ages. Comic book selections will vary by library.

Readers can choose from among popular series including : “DC Nation Super Sampler #1,” “Disney Fairies,” “Dragon Ball & Rurouni Kenshin Restoration,” “Sesame Street & Strawberry Shortcake,” “Star Wars” and “Walking Dead Special.”

Participating public libraries include:

* Oahu – Aiea Public Library, Aina Haina Public Library, Hawaii Kai Public Library, Kailua Public Library, Kalihi-Palama Public Library, Kapolei Public Library, Liliha Public Library, McCully-Moiliili Public Library, Mililani Public Library, Waimanalo Public & School Library

* Big Island – Hilo Public Library and Thelma Parker Memorial Public & School Library

* Kauai – Princeville Public Library

* Maui – Kihei Public Library, Lahaina Public Library, and Makawao Public Library

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