Manga Lending Library

Carolina Lending Library

Want to take a load off from the Show Floor and just read a good book? Heard about a great graphic novel and want to see what all the fuss is about? You're in for a treat C2E2 fans – because we've got you covered.

For the first time ever, we're working with the Carolina Manga Library to bring fans a lending library of over 5,000 books (yes, you read that right – FIVE THOUSAND BOOKS) including all the coolest manga, American graphic novels, newspaper comic strips, art books and more! Best news – if you've got a C2E2 badge, that's all you need! Stop by and dive in to a great book.

Where is the C2E2 Lending Library?

The C2E2 Lending Library is located right in the convention center in room N426a. Take a left at the top of the escalators and you'll be a few short feet away from book heaven.

You mean I can read whatever I want for as long as I want?

Yup! If you've got a C2E2 badge, you've got everything you need to gain entry and read till your hearts content.

5,000 books is a lot! What if I don't know what I want to read?

We've got recommendations for you! Don't miss the Great Graphic Novels You Should Be Reading panel hosted by the Carolina Manga Library. Their Head Librarian will be on hand to talk comics, webcomics and manga both new and old and provide you with your next favorite obsession.

What are the C2E2 Lending Library's hours?

  • Friday, April 6th: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Saturday April 7th: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sunday April 8th: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

What is the Carolina Manga Library?

The Carolina Manga Library is a 501(c)3 charity formed for the express purpose of promoting literacy through graphic novels. Be sure to check them out at