Stockton Borough’s libraries are offering comic book fans a chance to pick up a free comic and take part in superhero themed events next month.
As part of Free Comic Book Day on Saturday 6 May an exciting range of free comic related workshops and games are planned at both Stockton Central and Thornaby Central libraries.
Children are encouraged to dress up as their favourite comic book character and take part in the superhero style crafts.
Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Arts, Leisure and Culture, Councillor Norma Wilburn, said: “Our libraries' Free Comic Book Day events are always great fun and a fantastic way to encourage and celebrate reading, particularly among our younger library users.
“There will be plenty to capture the imagination throughout the day so make sure you pop along and join in.”
The Stockton Central Library event will take place between 10am and 2pm and is suitable for children of all ages.
The Thornaby Central Library activities will run from 10am until 3pm and is suitable for children aged 5-11.
No booking is required for the sessions are but children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
Free comic books will be available from Billingham Library, Fairfield Library, Ingleby Barwick Library, Norton Library, Stockton Central Library, Thornaby Central Library and Yarm Library.
To find out more visit www.stockton.gov.uk/comic