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    SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017
    ALL DAY, ALL SMPL LOCATIONS

    Stop by any Library location and pick up a FREE comic book!
    For children, teens and adults. While supplies last. Free Comic Book Day is supported by the Friends of the Santa Monica Public Library.

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    SATURDAY, MAY 6
    FREE COMIC BOOK DAY AT MAIN LIBRARY

    Schedule of the day's events:

    FREE COMIC BOOKS 
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm - Main Library Lobby

    COMICS MOVIE: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (2014)
    11:00 am - Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium
    Chris Pratt is forced to join a band of misfit alien thieves to battle a tyrannical warrior bent on controlling the universe.
    [PG-13, 122 min.]

    DROP-IN FUN (all ages)
    1:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Central Courtyard
    Join us for crafts, photo booths, e-comics and other super activities. Costumes encouraged!

    HI DE HO COMIC CON - COSPLAY CONTEST
    SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Location: Hi De Ho Comics - 1431 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica

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    Event co-sponsor Hi De Ho Comics and GeekChic Promotions present the return of Hi De Ho Comic-Con on Free Comic Book Day. Hi De Ho Comic-Con features comic book publishers, artists, writers, cosplayers, food, free comics, prizes and more! Visit www.hidehocomics.com for details.

    CELEBRATE COMICS ALL WEEK!

    COMIC STRIP BOOKMARKS
    Location: Fairview Branch - 2101 Ocean Park Blvd.
    Date: Monday, May 1, 12 Noon to 9:00 pm 

    Celebrate Free Comic Book Day by creating a personalized comic strip bookmark! Come anytime during open hours. Materials provided. All ages.

    KA-POW! A COMIC BOOK DAY CELEBRATION
    Location: Pico Branch - 2201 Pico Blvd.
    Date: Tuesday, May 2, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
    Calling all heroes and heroines! Draw your own comic, create a superhero craft, enjoy a comic exhibit, and take a picture in our super photo booth! Costumes encouraged. All ages.

    MOVIE: GHOST WORLD (2001)
    Location: Montana Branch - 1704 Montana Ave.
    Date: Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 pm
    Based on a best-selling graphic novel, Ghost World is a wry coming-of-age comedy. Two social misfits learn the hard way that life gets even weirder after graduating high school. [R, 111 min.]

    NO-SEW SUPERHERO CAPE
    Location: Ocean Park Branch - 2601 Main St.
    Date: Thursday, May 4, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm 
    Make your own Superhero cape! Please bring an old t-shirt that can be cut into a cape. Then paint, glue, or decorate the cape to take home. Ages 5 to 11.

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