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Pickerington Comic Fest

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Welcome to our fifth year celebrating comics and pop culture!  Every year, we strive to expand and create something special for the entire community, for pop culture fans of all ages!

Event Schedule

Meet Local Comic Creators and Authors!

10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Library Atrium

Superhero Fun Run with Jerry L. Garver YMCA

10:30 a.m.: Library Lawn

Four different age categories will be competing and racing outdoors! Dress in costume – if you wish – and get ready to run!

For ages 3-10

Pop Culture Trivia with Excesss Trivia

12-2 p.m.: Digital Classroom

How much do you know about comics, movies, books, and more? Compete against your fellow trivia buffs for the chance to win prizes!

For teens and adults

Face Painting with the Face Paint Crew

12-2 p.m.: Library Atrium

Meet the Batman and his Batmobile with Heroes 4 Higher

12-3 p.m.: Library Lawn

Creating Comic Characters

1 p.m.: Meeting Room

Create fun and goofy characters with illustrator Michael Laughead with the Columbus College of Art & Design!

For teens and adults

Caricatures with Columbus Caricatures

1-3 p.m.: Library Atrium

For all ages

Women in Comics Panel

2-3 p.m.: Meeting Room

Love Wonder Woman? The Dora Milaje? We’re ready to talk about our favorite women in comics with author Laura Bickle, artist Molly Durst, and Courtney Brown of the Ohioana Library!

Tabletop Gaming

2-3 p.m.: Digital Classroom

3-4 p.m.: Free test play time

Games for your meetups, games for all ages, games for two, and even games for when you’re flying solo! There’s a game for you, and today is your chance to test them!

Ongoing Events

Video Gaming

Starting at 11 a.m.: Library Conference Room

Play the library’s collection of PS4 games

Superhero Movie Screenings

Visit the Teen Area starting at 11 a.m. to watch these superhero movies:

11 a.m.: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 (PG-13)

1 p.m.: Spider-Man: Homecoming (PG-13)

3 p.m.: Thor: Ragnarok (PG-13)


Starting at 12 p.m.: Youth Services Barn

Superhero-themed crafts

Food Trucks

Have lunch and coffee, courtesy of our two participating food trucks: Timmy’s Meltdown and The Little Red Coffee Van


May 5
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Pickerington Public Library
201 Opportunity Way
pickerington, OH 43147 United States
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