Falkirk Library Comic Takeover

Booking and contact information

01324 503605
For ages:All Ages

Event description

Join us for a day of comic creation sessions, make your own digital art on our iPads, play PS4, code your own animation and meet our robots!

Falkirk Libraries Comic Takeover is back to launch our Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday 16th June. The theme this year is Mischief Makers, based on The Beano, so we've got a whole day of comic, art and digital fun lined up for kids of all ages.

The whole day is free and all activities are drop in, with the exception of our workshop with comic book artist Tom Foster. 

Fun starts at 11am and runs until 3pm.

Timetable for the Comic Takeover (11-3pm)

  • Hulk opens the Takeover and stays for photos: 11-12
  • Tom Foster Comic Workshop: 11.15-12.15 
  • Lego superhero city build: 12.15-3pm
  • Comic Art Drop-in: 12.15-3pm
  • AppyPlay preschool games: 12.15-3pm
  • Costume Competition: 1.45pm assemble, winner announced at 2pm
  • Last entry 2.30pm (event closes at 3pm)

All day

  • Comic Book sale: Selection of comics for adults, 50p a comic, 10 item limit, while stocks last
  • PlayStation 4: Lego Marvel, Lego Star Wars, Minecraft
  • Pokémon catch, battle 'n' trade: Bring collector cards to trade with others or play Pokémon Go on your own device
  • Code Club: Create a game or animation
  • Green Screen photo booth: Draw your background and we'll use our green screen to drop you into it
  • Robots: Guide BB8 and Wonder Dash through the space maze
  • Superhero and comic games, drawing and game creation on our iPads
  • Art workshop with Tom Foster (see below)

Summer Reading Challenge
Youngsters aged 4+ who complete our Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge can claim a free swim and one free child entry to Blair Drummond Safari Park!

Register at the Comic Takeover and read six books over at least three visits to any library in the Falkirk area. 

Tom Foster Comic Workshop
 Want to create your own comics and graphic novels? Improve your technique? Figure out how to get your designs down on paper?

The hugely talented Tom Foster will be with us at the Comic Takeover with a tutorial for young people aged 9+.

Tom illustrates for legendary 2000AD/Judge Dredd Megazine and is the winner of the prestigious Thought Bubble 2000AD Portfolio Competition. We're thrilled that he's agreed to come along to our Comic Takeover! Book your place on Eventbrite: 



16th Jun 2018
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Hope Street

01324 503605