Springfield City Library’s celebration of Anime and Comics culture. | Teens and All Ages
Central Library, Community Room
Saturday November 9 | 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday November 10 | 12:30 – 4:30 PM
For Teens and All Ages
Springfield City Library’s celebration of Anime and Comics culture is back and better than ever! On Saturday, our film festival will feature some of your favorites in animation and other surprises! Sunday will include art and costume contests and much more! Snacks will be provided both days. Best of all, it’s completely free!
Final schedule below! Updated 10/26/19.
Saturday Nov 9, 2019
9:30-12:30 – Anime Showings (Titles TBA)
12:30-1:30 – Trivia Contest. Show your knowledge of all things Geek! The triumphant team will win the title of Chibicon Champions.
1:30-2:30 – Japanese cuisine talk by Springfield Librarian Marisa Reichert. Learn about the delicious foods your favorite anime characters eat.
2:30-3:30 – Stranger Things Themed Escape Room: Can you figure out the clues to help a young boy escape from a dark alternative dimension?
3:30-4:30 – Name that Geeky Tune: Can your team identify the music from popular movies, series, and video games?
Sunday Nov 10, 2019
12:30-1:30 – Swap Meet. Bring old comics, manga, or other geek media you don’t need anymore. You may find someone else’s trash is your treasure, and make a trade!
1:30-2:30 – Origami with McKenzie Barton. Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into art. McKenzie will have origami paper for attendees to make their own beautiful creations, and offer guidance to those who have never made origami before.
2:30-3:30 – Cosplay Panel: Join Doug Wilder, Kate Harrison, McKenzie Barton, and other special guests from the New England Convention Circuit as they talk cosplay, charity, and what nerd costuming is really all about.
3:30-4:15 – Cosplay Contest: Its Chibiconn’s yearly costume contest. Show off your skills, be your favorite character, and maybe take home a prize! All levels of cosplay skill are welcome. Remember our motto: Cosplay is for Everyone!
4:15-4:30 – Art Contest judging.