Celebrating Graphic Novels at HPL Central Branch
Saturday June 13, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

We are currently updating our site for 2020 – details on this year’s event coming soon

Last year’s Festival features:

This interactive afternoon session is geared to youth aged 8-12.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about how a graphic novel is written and illustrated from two of Canada’s finest YA graphic novelists. This free event provides a great opportunity for tweens to learn the skills needed to start their own graphic story.

Graphic Novels – Hamilton Room, 1-3pm, Central Library

Tory Woollcott – 1:15 – 1:45

Britt Wilson – 2:00 – 2:30

And lots of time for browsing graphic novels displays!

Celebrating Graphic Novel  FAQ

When is this?

Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 1 pm. to 3 p.m.

What is the cost?

This is a free event. 

 What are recommended ages? 

This is geared to young people age 8 to 12. Children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Is seating limited?

Yes. The room has a capacity of 170. Seating is on a first come first serve basis.

Where can I park?

There are paying parking lots located off of York and McNab. We encourage public transportation, walking and biking to those who can. 

Where can I get a program? 

Telling Tales 2019 Program can be viewed and downloaded from our site. This has all the information you need, including maps and schedules. You can also click Here for this year’s amazing line-up! In the leadup to the festival you can read books from our annual Reading List

Can I get my books autographed?

Yes.  We are not selling new books but bring your copy to the event and they will happily sign.  Authors love meeting their fans and vice versa.

Is it difficult for seniors, children in strollers, and people with disabilities?

Hamilton Public Library is fully accessible.