Zine Camp at the Richard J. Daley Branch of the Chicago Public Library, July 21st

1:00 pm

Zine Camp 2024 presented by Zine Club Chicago

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.  Sunday, July 21, 2024

Richard J. Daley branch of the Chicago Public Library

3400 S. Halsted St. in Bridgeport


Zine Camp, the annual summer camp-style hangout for folks who love zines presented by Zine Club Chicago, returns this July at a new location in Bridgeport!

Zine campers, get ready for a fun day of zinemaking, workshops, zine trading, socializing, snax, and more! Newbies and Zine Club Chicago regulars alike are welcome at Zine Camp 2024, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, July 21 at the Richard J. Daley branch of the Chicago Public Library, 3400 S. Halsted St. in Bridgeport. Free!

Camp activities include:

*Fortune teller zine workshop led by Larry Wolf!
*An impromptu rhyming zine appreciation jam led by Ayun Halliday!
*Mixtape-themed zine workshop led by Cynthia E. Hanifin!
*Zinemaking stations for adults and kids!
*All. the. snacks! (s’mores and more)

Zine Club Chicago also be hosting a pen pal station so you can strike up a correspondence with an out-of-town zine friend! Can’t make it to Zine Camp and want a pen pal? Sign up here: tiny.cc/ZineCamp2024PenPals

Feel free to drop in anytime between 1-5 p.m. and stay for as long as you like. Zine Camp homebase will be the indoor Community Room at the Richard J. Daley library branch, with activities around the fountain outdoors as weather permits. Make sure to visit the brand-new Zine Club Chicago South Side Zine Library while you’re in the Community Room, too!

Need a map, directions to help you get there, accessibility information, and details about our afterparty? You can find all the info about Zine Camp 2024 (including where we’re going for the afterparty!) at zine.camp + @zineclubchicago + quimbys.com

Zine Camp is made possible by the Richard J. Daley branch of the Chicago Public Library and branch manager Jeremy Kitchen; Quimby’s Bookstore and shop manager Liz Mason; and zinemakers Lucinda J. Williams and Johnny Misfit.

Shoutout to the Zine Camp Counselors: Aim Beland, Michael Verdi, Ayun Halliday, Liz Mason, and Cynthia E. Hanifin.

Thank you to Aim Beland for designing the Zine Camp 2024 logo and poster!

Facebook Event Link is here!

Image description

A blue flyer with the illustration of an orange tent made out of a stitchbound zine and a tree branch, with this text: “Zine Camp 2024; A (free) meetup for those who love zines!; Brought to you by Zine Club Chicago; 1-5 p.m. July 21th; Richard J. Daley branch of the Chicago Public Library, 3400 S. Halsted St. (Bridgeport, Chicago); for more info, visit zine.camp”

Note: this event is not at Quimby’s!