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LibraryCON 2017

Geek Out at LibraryCon August 19!

Celebrate your fandoms and geekiness during our 3rd annual LibraryCon for all ages from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, August 19, at the Library Center.

WHAT? WHERE? WHO?

Check out the Schedule At-A-Glance and view the LibraryCon booklet (pdf) for All the details!

FEATURED GUESTS

SPECIAL GUESTS

Adam McLaughlin

Adam McLaughlin

Artist and co-creator of the indie sensation comic book, Listen to the Thunder.

Kevin Watkins

Kevin Watkins

Writer and co-creator of the indie sensation comic book, Listen to the Thunder.

Shayne Silvers

Shayne Silvers

#1 Amazon Worldwide Bestselling author of the Nate Temple Supernatural Thriller Series.

E.M. Ervin

EM Ervin

Author, Nasaru Chronicles.

Jimmy Johnston

JimmyZ Johnston

Co-writer of Micronauts and Wrath of Karza for IDW, as well as The Tick for New England Comics, and Warlock 5 for Ragnarok Publishing.

J. Christopher Wilson

J. Christopher Wilson

Author, The Wards of Iasos.

Star Beasts

Allyson Lassiter and Stephanie Young

STAR BEASTS: An all-ages comic with galactic adventures great and small!
The Crewcreature Creators: Allyson Lassiter is an illustrator and plush designer. She likes meteor showers, soft serve ice cream, dogs, and triple quasar style dance moves. Stephanie Young is a writer of comics and novels. She likes the constellation Pleiades, mint chip ice cream, cats, and made-up space words (Shazbot!)

Schedule At-A-Glance

Complete Details (pdf)

AUDITORIUM

Time Session Moderator/Panelists
Noon-1 p.m. Geeky Reads Geeky Library Staff
1:15-2:15 p.m. Featured Guest Panel Moderator: Larry Litle
Guests: Cullen Bunn, Javier Saltares, Jeremy Haun
2:30-3:30 p.m. Writing Your Novel: Getting Started
in Independent Publishing
Moderator: Sarah Bean Thompson
Guests: EM Ervin, Shayne Silvers, J. Christopher Wilson
4-5 p.m. Origin Stories Moderator: Josh Roberts
Guests: Kevin Watkins, Adam McLaughlin, Allyson Lassiter, Stephanie Young, David Frizell, Michael Frizell, JimmyZ Johnston

MEETING ROOMS A & B

Time Session Moderator/Panelists
11:15-11:35 a.m. Geeky Storytime Geeky Library Staff
12:15-1 p.m. Jedi Academy for Kids Dynamic Martial Arts
1:15-2 p.m. Illustrator Draw Along Jared George, David Faught, Nate Howard
2:30-3:15 p.m. Jedi Academy for Adults Dynamic Martial Arts
3:30-5 p.m. Cosplay Tips and Tricks Local Cosplay Groups

HARRISON ROOM

Time Fandom Meetup
11 a.m.-noon. Game of Thrones
Noon-1 p.m. Anime/Manga
1-2 p.m. American Gods
2-3 p.m. Harry Potter
3-4 p.m. Doctor Who
4-5 p.m. Star Wars

STORY HOUR ROOM

TimeEvent
11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tabletop Gaming with 417 Gamers, Meta-Games Unlimited, Springfield Pathfinder Society

UNDER THE CLOUD WALK

TimeEvent
1:15 p.m. Kids' Cosplay Fashion Show
2:15 p.m. Teen Cosplay Fashion Show
3:30 p.m. All-ages Cosplay Fashion Show