Springfield City Library’s celebration of Anime culture is back and better than ever! We will continue to offer the best in anime entertainment! Saturday will feature some of your favorites in animation in our film festival, together with other programs. Sunday will include our famous art and costume contests, and many other surprises and special events. Snacks will be provided both days, and best of all, it’s completely free!


Saturday, November 5

Anime Showing:

  • 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. The Slayers Episode 1-2
  • 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Ouran Highschool Host Club Ep 1-2
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Case Closed Ep 1-2


  • 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. To the Moon And Back: A Sailor Moon Fan Panel
  • 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Comic Construction Program led by Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics: a presentation introducing students to the basic structure and elements of comics as a medium, including the basic stages of putting together a comic and creating a cartoon character. Participants will create their own character and comic strips in the second half of the workshop.
  • 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. The Art of Closet Cosplay

Sunday, November 6

  • 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Becoming an Entrepreneur: Turning your geek passion into a business
  • 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Geek Craft Project (TBA)
  • 3 p.m.-4 p.m. Costume Contest
  • 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Art Contest

For more information about Chibicon, call Sarah at 413-263-6840 (East Springfield Branch) or email shodge-wetherbe@springfieldlibrary.org.