Try the new, improved Hartford Courant digital edition today
Topics

Burt Ward

Kids getting a read on superheroes in Howard County summer library program

Lisa Wright of North Laurel planned to go as Supergirl to the county library's first-ever ComicCon on Saturday, fully aware that her preteen kids weren't thrilled at the prospect. As a superhero fan, along with the rest of her family, she shared her plans last week after they attended "The Secrets Behind Superman and Batman," a talk by Marc Tyler Nobleman at the Miller library branch. Both events are part of the Howard County Library System's 2015 summer reading theme: "Superheroes." The program's kickoff attracted 5,200 people to the Ellicott City library on May 30 — up from 1,800 at the 2010 launch — and featured an...

Loading
78°