Saturday, April 27, 2019 | 10 AM – 4:30 PM
Join us in celebrating everything fandom at the library’s first ever comic convention, MAPLD FanFest! The day-long event will include cosplayers roaming the library as your favorite heroes and villains, with giveaways and raffles throughout the day. There will be programs for all ages and will include: various presenters and workshops, a cosplay and video game tournament, alongside fun and educational workshops. Over 20+ artists/vendors will showcase their products and art work. Find the schedule of events below.
Schedule of Events
|10 – 11 AM||WTTW Big Idea Show|
|10 AM – 4:30 PM||Vendor & Artist Alley|
|11:30 AM – 12:30 PM||Japanese Writing for ages 13+|
|11:30 AM – 1:30 PM||DIY Cosplay Gear & Monster Puppets with Monica Paprocki|
|12 – 2 PM||Super Smash Bros. Tournament – Signup at 11 AM|
|2 – 3 PM||Cosplay Panel with A Cosplay Group|
|3 – 4 PM||Cosplay Competition|
|4 – 4:30 PM||Cosplay Competition Winners|
* Please wear family friendly costumes!
Vendor & Artist Alley
If you would like to be a vendor or artist please fill out our online registration form here! We are taking applications up till January 11 or until all spaces are filled.
|Purple Panda’s Creations|
|Cosplay On A Budget|
|Video Game Truck|
Video Game Tournament
Early online registration for the Super Smash Bros. Video Game Tournament can be found here.
Must check in and/or register at the library for the video game tournament between 11:30 AM – 12 PM.
Early online registration for the Cosplay Contest can be found here.
Must have weapon/prop checked when entering the building.
If you would like to sponsor any part of the MAPLD Fanfest, email Tiffany at email@example.com
New Adult Graphic Novels