Wheaton Public Library to host Geek Fest on Free Comic Book Day May 6

Wheaton Public Library will celebrate Free Comic Book Day with its first Geek Fest on Saturday, May 6.

It will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the main floor and lower level of the library, 225 N. Cross St. Costumes are encouraged for this all ages event.

All are invited to come celebrate their favorite fandoms with free comic books and a variety of hands-on activities.

Participants can look forward to trivia, a glow stick dance party, tabletop gaming, video games, a photobooth, a cosplay contest, and more.

Note: Comic books are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

Attendees will also be able to join artist Mark Anderson for a cartooning class in Meeting Room A at 10 and 11 a.m.

During the class, participants will get to practice their cartooning skills by drawing monsters, elves, dragons and more.

Advance registration is required to attend these sessions at

For more information about Geek Fest, visit or call (630) 668-1374.

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