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ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. (May 3, 2022) – In celebration of libraries, comic books, cosplay, animation and more, OC Public Libraries will be hosting 2022 Comic Orange on May 7, 2022, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Tustin Library. The in-person event is free for all ages and will be filled with family-friendly activities including panels, cosplay, crafts, and games. The event will be highlighted by a keynote presentation on culture and comics by Javier Hernandez, writer and artist behind El Muerto, The Coma, and other titles. 

All month long in May, OC Public Libraries will host virtual author talks, Charlie Cart food literacy demonstrations, special storytimes, and activity kits available for download at Limited edition “Traveling Rita” library cards will also be available at all branches in May, while supplies last.

Virtual events throughout May include a boba and furikake snack mix food literacy demonstration for teens; virtual author talks with Kayla Miller (author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Click graphic novel series), Brian Kesinger (illustrator, author and animator who has worked at Walt Disney Studios), and Shannon Watters (co-creator and co-writer of the New York Times bestselling comic book series Lumberjanes); and more. 

Tustin Library is located at 345 E. Main Street, Tustin, CA 92780. 

OC Public Libraries Comic Orange Events: 

Date: May 5 at 4 p.m. 
Event: Virtual Boba and Furikake Food Literacy Demonstration with OCPL Teen Committee 

Date: May 7 at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 
Event: In-Person Comic Orange Event at the Tustin Library 

Date: May 14 at 1 p.m.
Event: Virtual Author Talk with Kayla Miller 

Date: May 19 at 4 p.m. 
Event: Virtual Teen Book Club 

Date: May 21 at 11 a.m. 
Event: Virtual Storytime 

Date: May 21 at 1 p.m. 
Event: Virtual Author Talk with Brian Kesinger 

Date: May 28 at 11 a.m. 
Event: Virtual Storytime 

Date: May 28 at 1 p.m. 
Event: Virtual Author Talk with Shannon Watters 



About OC Public Libraries 

OC Public Libraries is a network of community libraries in your neighborhood or as near as your computer. With 32 branches as well as an outlet in the Orangewood Children's Home, OC Public Libraries provides a variety of services to residents throughout the County of Orange. Some of the branches are operated within the jurisdiction of the county's 33 cities and some within the county's unincorporated area. For more information, visit or follow OC Public Libraries on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or YouTube.