Summer Library Workshops from 7000 BC

Upcoming Summer Library Comics Workshops | June and July, 2022
Upcoming Summer Library Workshops 
This summer, join 7000 BC as we present comics workshops and other events for every age group!

Vista Grande Public Library
14 Avenida Torreon, Santa Fe, NM 87508
(Between the Adam Senior Center and the Eldorado Community School)
Email info@vglibrary.org to register.
Saturday, June 18, 2022
Ages 10 and under
1:00 - 2:00 pm Shaping Your Comic Book Character
Is your character a squirrel?  Do they like nachos?
2:15 - 3:15 pm How Many Radioactive Squirrels Does it Take to Make a Comic?
How many ways can you tell us a story about your character?
Saturday, July 9, 2022
Ages 11 and up
1:00 - 3:00 pm What How Why Are Comics? (Opening Up Panels, Their Contents, and Filling the Space Between)
An introduction to what makes a comic a comic. A panel a panel. And a gutter a truly fascinating place to be.  Ready to make a comic?

Fort Sumner Public Library
235 Sumner Ave, Fort Sumner, NM 88119
Friday, June 24, 2022
Elementary to High School Age
1:00 - 3:00 pm  
Making Comics Workshop w/ Bram Meehan
Mesa Public Library
2400 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Saturday, July 30, 2022
as part of MPL's Atomicon
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Character Creator Workshop w/
Paul Ziomek
Teens and Adults
Learn how to create unique fictional characters using brainstorming techniques and learning about shape vocabulary. All ages are welcomed at this free workshop hosted by the New Mexico comic creator's group 7000BC.

12:45 - 2:45 PM
 Live Caricatures w/ Paul Ziomek
Teens and Adults
Sign up for a live caricature drawing of yourself by a professional illustrator. Caricatures take up to 7-minutes per person and appointments are limited.

1:30 - 2:45 PM
Censorship, Burnings, and Bannings in the World of Comics w/ Jeff Benham
Teens and Adults
Comic books and graphic novels have faced challenges in stores, libraries, the US Congress and more throughout their history.  Explore what those challenges have been, where they came from, and how they've shifted with legal, societal, and technological currents.