The seventh-annual Clermont County Librari*Con will celebrate geek and fandom culture! Admission is free and activities are geared toward teens and adults. Bring your friends, dress up and embrace your fandom. We’ll have food, crafts, games and more fun for everyone.

Librari*Con is Saturday, November 2, 2019, 6 – 9 p.m., Union Township Branch Library.

Highlights

Meet local comic creators Jay Kalagayan of MeSseD Comics and Bob Frantz of Loophole Comics & Monty the Dinosaur.

Cosplay

  • Cosplay groups 501st regiment (Star Wars cosplayers) and Airship Ashanti are attending in costume.
  • Cosplay Contest: Show off your skills and pay homage to your favorite characters in our Cosplay Contest! The contest is open to all ages, and prizes will be awarded to Groups (2 or more cosplayers representing the same fandom), Youth (0-11), Teen (12-17), and Adult (18+) cosplayers. More info >>>

Gaming

  • Mini-escape room: Hammer and Rodgerstein the world-famous playwrights have been kidnapped! The culprit is a character from a recent musical who wants a sequel. The playwrights were given an hour to write the next hit musical but unfortunately, there is only have a quarter of that hour left! Luckily Hammer and Rodgerstein were able to leave us clues so that we can figure out the identity of their kidnapper and where they were taken in order to save them before the night ends in tragedy. Sign up at the event for this escape room challenge. Space is limited.
  • Mind Flayer Hunt: Join the hunt to slay the Mind Flayer and save Hawkins from the Upside Down! Our Stranger Things-themed activity lets you use your best wrist-rocket skills to launch “weapons” at the Mind Flayer to try and bring it down. Try this activity as many times as you want. Each time you play,  you’ll get a ticket to enter for the prize drawing. At the end of the night, one name will be randomly chosen to win a Stranger Things-themed prize!
  •  Classic Arcade Gaming: All the fun of the arcade, without quarters! We’ll have multiple classic arcade game stations to enjoy, from Pac Man to Galaga to Tetris, and more. Challenge your friends to beat your high score!
  • Tabletop Gaming: Todd Bunn of Gateway Games and More will guide players through an adventure with Pathfinder 2nd Edition, the newest Tabletop RPG to hit the streets. Immerse yourself in a fantastical world and test your skills in this one-shot adventure from an expert Game Master!
  • Play our Pokémon themed scavenger hunt and receive an exclusive Pokémon/LibrariCon button when you finish.

Crafts

  • Make a personalized button with our button makers.
  • Make a personalized Mod Podge fandom bracelet.

Children’s Activities

The Children’s Area will host activities for our younger attendees, with a giant flannel board for geeky, film-based flannel stories featuring popular characters from Pokémon, Frozen II, Toy Story 4, and more.

Additionally, in the Children’s Area, attendees will be able to create colorful, Hamilton-esque silhouette art of a favorite fandom character!