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The Fox Wife by Beatrice Deer

New comics ๐Ÿ’– ๐Ÿ’– ๐Ÿ’–

We now have over 750 comics! Here are several recent donations and purchases from the past month, with a focus on young adult and children’s literature, and some stunning adult fiction and autobiography. You can read these comics and hang out in our library space on the third floor of CSI Regent Park @ 585 Dundas Street East! Check our calendar for updated hours. We are generally open Wednesdays to Sundays, from 11am to 6pm. Click on each cover image…

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Off Season by James Sturm

Over 700 comics!

We now have over 700 comics in our library, with dozens more that we still need to catalogue! Here are new donations and purchases from the past month or so. You can read these amazing comics and hang out in our library space on the third floor of CSI Regent Park @ 585 Dundas Street East! Check our calendar for updated hours. We are generally open Wednesdays to Sundays, from 11am to 6pm. Click on each cover image for a…

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Donor Recognition

This page is dedicated to our amazing supporters who have helped us get to where we are! Fundraising Campaigns Help Us Build Canada’s Comics Library! | Indiegogo Our initial crowd funding campaign can be found here. Our wonderful backers chose between different funding/perk levels. Those perks which included web recognition are reflected here to celebrate them and to recognize their generous contributions. Their support helped us open our first branch in Toronto @ CSI Regent Park on March 13, 2019.…

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Become a Member

Interested in becoming a member?! Please stop by our library and fill out or drop off a filled membership form. Our yearly membership fee is flexible to ensure no one is ever turned away from the library. The standard yearly fee is $5 CAD, but we offer: a Pay-What-You-Can (PWYC) option (anything less than $5); a Pay-it-Forward (PiF) option (anything over $5 will go to a pool for free memberships); and free memberships from our PiF pool. Membership fees can…

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Big News!

Our new home We have very exciting newsโ€” rather than planning our next pop-up library, we have been preparing to move into our first physical library space! Thanks to the encouragement, generous donations, and support of community members, we have been able to establish a partnership which will enable us to lease a space in a fully accessible and inclusive building in downtown Toronto long-term. On March 13th (this month!), we will be moving into CSI Regent Park (585 Dundas…

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Somnambulance by Fiona Smyth

Happy International Women’s Day ๐Ÿ’–

In celebration of International Women’s Day, here are a few great comics from the CCOL collection. We have many more in the catalogue! We should be celebrating great comics every day ๐Ÿ™Œ. Click on the images for descriptions, and scroll down for links to catalogue entries. (descriptions from publishers’ websites) Catalogue: Dirty Plotte Number One by Julie Doucet Super Late Bloomer by Julia Kaye Flem by Rebecca Rosen Dumb: Living Without a Voice by Georgia Webber Susceptible by Genevieฬ€ve Castreฬe…

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Iron Circus Comics

Black comics publishers

Black Comics Publishers In celebration of Black History Month (and for any time!) we are featuring a list of black-owned comics publishing companies, including independent publishers.ย  ๐Ÿ˜ And an update: We now have all comics publishers searchable in our online catalogue (there are over 200!). Scroll down the catalogue homepage to find the Publisher drop down menu! In the CCOL Catalogue These comics cover a wide rangeโ€” from Afrofuturism sci-fi to YA eco-fantasy love stories to friendship-driven ghost storiesโ€” and…

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Spera written by Josh Tierney (art by Afu Chan)

600 + comics!

We now have over 600 comics and graphic novels in the collection!!! Check out these recently catalogued titles! We recently received a few bilingual comics as well as several wonderful comic zine donations! Click on the cover images for descriptions, or visit our online catalogue for more info on comics! (Featured image from Spera, written by Josh Tierney, art by Afu Chan) Please follow and like us:

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Crowdfunding Update

We have now raised over $3,400 for our crowdfunding campaignโ€” and during the holiday season! This will go towards helping us achieve our goals. We are happy and encouraged to have received plenty of vocal support and positive feedback over the past month as well. As a result, we have decided to extend our crowdfunding campaign another month! You can still give someone the gift of a comics library membership and show support for the project! Membership begins when you…

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