Category: Resources

Tips on Hosting a Virtual Event for Your Store

The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way comic shops are able to do business. Despite new restrictions, it’s important that comic shops continue to serve their communities. Hosting a virtual event is a great way to bring people together and…

Preparing Your Shop for When You’re Ready to Reopen

Many comic shops have been temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 crisis. As some areas begin easing restrictions, it’s important to have a plan in place for when your store reopens, when it has been deemed safe to do so.…

Using Graphic Novels in Education: Speak

By Nora Flanagan Welcome to Using Graphic Novels in Education, an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise readers. In this column, we examine graphic…

CBLDF Creator Chat with Mariko Tamaki and Gene Luen Yang

CBLDF is creating resources to fight identity censorship. CBLDF Creator Conversations: Mariko Tamaki & Gene Yang is a conversation about intellectual freedom, visibility, and creativity as CBLDF commemorates National Library Week! Watch the full video on the CBLDF YouTube channel and check out the additional resources available…

Expanded Library Resources Offer Help During Crisis

From expanding digital resources and creating remote learning tools to relaxing criteria for gaining access, libraries around the country have been working to assist their communities with a ton of new and improved tools during the COVID-19 crisis.

Remote Retailing Webinar with CBLDF

Remote Retailing: Connecting with Your Customer Online Friday, March 27, 2020 @ 2:00 PM PST UPDATE 3/30/20: You can watch this past webinar by registering below. The COVID-19 Crisis is causing massive disruptions to the way retail stores conduct business. With…

Remote Retailing: Sales Strategies for Stores Affected by a Shutdown

As statewide shutdown orders become more widespread, retailers forced to close their shops are faced with serious challenges in maintaining their businesses. Below are some sales and income generating strategies for retailers currently working remotely. We’ll discuss these strategies and…

Teaching Guides for Highlighting Women in Comics in Honor of International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a day around the globe to celebrate and share the accomplishments of women today and throughout history. In honor of that mission, CBLDF has collected some of our most popular teaching resources that demonstrate…