JDL Chats: The Art and Process of Black Creators

Join us for a discussion with artist Afua Richardson on the art and creative process of Black creators in the world of comic books, graphic novels and literary arts.

This event will take place live on Zoom. To join, click here.


About Afua:

Afua Richardson [Pronounced Uh-FOO-wah] is an American illustrator best known for her work on the Eisner winning series Black Panther World of Wakanda. Other works include Xmen 92, All-Star Batman, and HBO’s Lovecraft Country directed by Misha Green and Produced by JJ Abrams and Jordan Peele. In addition to being an illustrator, Afua is a singer/ Songwriter, Musician and voice actor, and mentor to many aspiring artists. She is the creator of her upcoming series Aquarius the Book of Mer.

Celebrate Black Super Heroes

Celebrate Black Super Heroes during Black History Month!

Logo Hunt: Stop by all 13 library branches during the month of February to collect all the superhero logos and check out displays with books, graphic novels, movies, etc. starring each superhero.

Showcase: Join us in the Carnegie Library auditorium on February 26 from 12-2 PM to learn about some of the Black super heroes you can find in books and movies as well as real life! You can check out the showcase and enjoy super hero crafts, snacks and a scavenger hunt. If you need to take a little break, we’ll also be showing super hero movies all day, like Teen Titans Go! to the Movies.