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Upcoming events at the RCLC

The Kent Comic Arts Festival is coming to Kent, Ohio on Saturday November 10! Kent will be celebrating the art of graphic storytelling—also known as "comics"—all day and night with THREE amazing events!

11am-5pm: #KentCAF 2018 at Kent State University: https://www.facebook.com/events/250870642318344/

5-7pm: Silent charity auction at Troppus Projects in downtown Kent: https://www.facebook.com/events/2349275318632975/

7-10pm: After-party and charity raffle at The Zephyr Pub in downtown Kent: https://www.facebook.com/events/2349275318632975/

KentCAF 2018 is presented by Wayne Alan Harold Productions in association with iSchool and Reinberger Children’s Library Center.

Kent Comic Arts Festival


Past Events


2nd Bi-annual Marantz Picturebook Research SymposiumComics and the Graphic Novel: The Future of the Movement.

  • When: August 5-7, 2018
  • Where: Main Library, Reinberger Children's Library Center
  • Registration: (click here to register)
    • $200 when you register before April 2nd, 2018 
    • $225 when you register after April 2nd, 2018.
    • 5 student scholarships are available, contact Michelle Baldini for more information.
  • Price includes access to all keynotes, breakout sessions, exhibits, receptions and conference meals (6 meals over 3 days: Sunday dinner; Monday breakfast, lunch and dinner; Tuesday breakfast and lunch).
  • On and off-campus housing is available when you register for conference. 

Comics and Graphic Novel Extravaganza

  • $10 registration: (Space is limited! Must register to attend!)
  • Monday, August 6, 2018
  • 7:00p.m. to 9:00p.m.
  • Registration for this event features signing by P. Craig Russell, live drawing tutorials, comics, Manga and graphic novel vendors and publishers. Dessert included!
  • Kent State University Main Campus


34th Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference: Literacy: Privilege, or Right?