Celebrate all that comics and graphic novels have to offer at the Provo City Library’s first-ever graphic novel festival with special guest Gene Luen Yang (author of AMERICAN BORN CHINESE, BOXERS & SAINTS, and more). Tickets for all events will be available beginning September 1 at the Children’s and First Floor Reference Desk and online. No tickets are required for events from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday.
September 16: Parent/Educator Workshop
Comics in the Classroom with Gene Luen Yang
7:00 pm, Ballroom
Skeptical about the value of graphic novels? Author and educator Gene Yang illustrates the value of comics and graphic novels in the classroom.
September 17: All-ages Festival
Making Comics with Gene Luen Yang
10:00 am, Ballroom
Bestselling graphic novelist Gene Yang will talk about the creative process of making a graphic novel.
Breakout sessions, activities, and book signing
11:00 am– 1:00 pm, Third Floor Academy
Workshops with local artists, crafts and games for kids, book signing by Gene Yang, and more! Check back soon for more information about presenters and activities!