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Posted on: March 4, 2018

LibraryCon on March 24

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Ever been to a ComicCon? This is your chance! The Apache Junction Public Library has an exciting day of free events for the whole family planned for Saturday, March 24. Activities include panels, prizes, photos, costume contest, and more. Meet your favorites – Star Wars, Ghostbusters, Power Rangers and superheroes. See the LEGO display, visit with artists and check out the vendors’ goods. Spend the whole day with us, the Healthy Mason Jar food truck will be onsite to cure those lunchtime blues.

Visit the LibraryCON Facebook page, www.facebook.com/LibraryCONAJ, for more information.

Saturday, March 24, 2018 -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Panel Schedule

Mermaid Lyra and the Pirates ~ 9:30-10 a.m. ~ Enchanted Forest

Mermaid Lyra and her Pirate Crew’s Adventure Show
Enjoy this fascinating show with Mermaid Lyra and a merry band of pirates!

Five Smiling Fish Publications & Author Meredith McClaren ~ 10-10:45 a.m. ~ JOBS Training Center

Send to Print: Lessons from the Writing and Publishing Trenches
The talented Kira Shay, Megan E. Vaughn and Sidney Reetz of Five Smiling Fish Publications and
Meredith McClaren, creator of Hinges, will share with you their wisdom of creating, writing and publishing.

Scott Ashby ~ 11 a.m.-noon ~ JOBS Training Center

Fantasy World: Building without Drawing a Map
So many writers want to write epic fantasy, but feel they can't because while they have the ability to write the story, they can't draw the “all-important map.” The big secret is that you don't have to be an artist in order to write fantasy.

United Zombies of America ~ noon-1 p.m. ~ Enchanted Forest

Bruises, Blisters and Gore: Special Effects Makeup

We specialize in zombies, but we have done so much more and our experiences, abilities, and body of work grow each year. We have done makeup for movies, commercials, videos, theater, television, photo shoots, news clips, haunted houses and many events.

ThermoCosplay ~ 1-2 p.m. ~ JOBS Training Center

Cosplay Q&A: From Novice to Master
ThermoCosplay believes that everyone can dress up! They have brought positive cosplay content to the Arizona community since 2014. Learn from them how you can cosplay!

Mental Health Utility Belt ~ 2-3 p.m. ~ Enchanted Forest

Mental Health and Harry Potter

Speculation on magical coping strategies and muggle counterparts.

PVCC Chuckle Bags ~ 3-4 p.m. ~ JOBS Training Center

Improv Fun

Learn Improvisation to better your cosplay and character!

This event is made possible by the Apache Junction Friends of the Library and the Friends of Apache Junction.

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