2020 Lib-Con Events

Below you will find a listing of events and activities to participate in at Lib-Con.  Be sure to check back for updates and mark the great activities you want to be a part of this year!

Printable 2020 Events Booklet & Schedule (Coming Soon)

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While we work on 2020's program lineup, view our lineup from 2019 to get a feel of the types of programs hosted.

Day 1: Mockingbird Branch Library

Lib-Con Schedule - Thursday, April 25, 2019
1326 N. Mockingbird Ln., Abilene, TX 79603
PH: 325-437-7323 for Details

Location4:30PM5:00PM5:30PM6:00PM6:30PM7:00PM7:30PM8:00PM
Meeting Room
Live Action Chess
Fortnite Party / Dance Marathon
Quiet RoomInfinity War Escape Room Challenge
Children's AreaDragon Storytime
Harry Potter Yoga
Study TablesLEGO Free BuildGeek ColoringOpen Board Games
YA TablesSuperhero Wire Art
Robot Races
Fandom Trivia
Front Seating
Change Your Heart: Phantom Thieves


Program Descriptions

CHANGE YOUR HEART: PHANTOM THIEVES 
DRAGON SUPER STORYTIME 
TEENS & ADULTS | Joker and Morgana will be answering your deepest questions about the thieves while having you play a Persona 5 themed game.
ALL YOUTH | Love dragons? Come to this dragon-filled storytime filled with fun activities for youth to enjoy.
FANDOM TRIVIA 
FORTNITE PARTY / DANCE MARATHON 
AGES 16+ | Answer questions about your favorite space/fantasy/superhero books, movies, and TV shows. 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Make look pinatas and see if your floss, best mate, or other dance stamina is up to the test!
GEEK COLORING 
HARRY POTTER YOGA 
ALL AGES | We'll have coloring pages of various fandoms and difficulty levels.  All supplies provided.
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Unleash your inner witch or wizard with this Harry Potter themed yoga class.  Wands and yoga mats welcome!
INFINITY WAR ESCAPE ROOM 
LEGO FREE BUILD 
TEENS & ADULTS | After the snap, Stark has a plan to undo Thanos' handiwork. Can you finish the mission before time runs out?
ALL AGES | Build an homage to your favorite pixelated character, or anything else you want!
LIVE ACTION CHESS 
OPEN BOARD GAMES 
ALL AGES | Audience members will be invited to act as chess pieces. Cosplay is highly recommended but not required. Watch or participate!
AGES 8+ | Try out some new board games or enjoy a classic favorite during this session.
ROBOT RACES 
SUPERHERO WIRE ART 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Decorate an Ozobot robot pal and race it to see which is the fastest
TWEENS & TEENS | Come ask the Diamonds all your burning questions in this Steven Universe Q&A.


Day 2: South Branch Library

Lib-Con Schedule - Friday, April 26, 2019
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd., Abilene, TX 79606
PH: 325-698-7565 for Details

Location4:30PM5:00PM5:30PM6:00PM6:30PM7:00PM7:30PM8:00PM
Meeting RoomNinja Tales
RPG Character Creation
Children's AreaMinecrafting for KidsPixel Art
Superhero Doorknob Hangers
Teen Room
Link Hearts - Cross StitchPattern Selection and ModificationConcept Artists Q&A
Foyer
Candy Sushi
Harry Potter Yoga
Crystal Gems Paper Craft
Quiet RoomNinja Stealth Mode
Button Trade
Big Country Gunpla Builders
Mall EntranceLEGO Free BuildGeek ColoringOpen Board Games
Study Room BGravity Falls Escape Room: Bill Cipher's Revenge


Program Descriptions

BIG COUNTRY GUNPLA BUILDERS 
BUTTON TRADE 
AGES  5+ | A meet and greet with a local model building group.
ALL AGES | Bring a button to trade a button!  All fandom buttons welcome.  Button maker on site to make your own if you'd like.
CANDY SUSHI 
CONCEPT ARTISTS Q&A 
ALL AGES | Come on down and choose from a great selection of dessert items to fashion your own sushi with.
TWEENS, TEENS & ADULTS | Local artists involved in video game concept art and other geek art answer your questions.
CRYSTAL GEMS PAPERCRAFT 
GEEK COLORING 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Sentient gemstones from outer space! Make your own paper craft crystal gems.
ALL AGES | We'll have coloring pages of various fandoms and difficulty levels. All supplies provided!
GRAVITY FALLS ESCAPE ROOM 
HARRY POTTER YOGA 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | The Pines are gone, it's up to you to defeat Bill Cipher before he throws our world into chaos.
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Unleash your inner witch or wizard with this Harry Potter themed yoga class. Wands and yoga mats welcome.
LEGO FREE BUILD 
LINK HEARTS - CROSS STITCH 
ALL AGES | Build an homage to your favorite pixelated character, or anything else you want!
TEENS & ADULTS | We'll teach you the very basics of cross stitch with this Legend of Zelda craft! All materials provided!
MINECRAFTING FOR KIDS 
NINJA STEALTH MODE 
KIDS & FAMILIES |Everyone is welcome to join us in creating their very own Minecraft Pickaxe!
ALL AGES | Test your ninja skills to see if you have what it takes to make it all the way around the room without making a single bell ring.
NINJA TALES 
OPEN BOARD GAMES 
KIDS & FAMILIES | Join your children's staff for a super storytime featuring ninjas.
ALL AGES | Try out some new board games, or enjoy a classic favorite, at this gaming session.
PATTERN SELECTION & MODIFICATION 
PIXEL ART 
TWEENS, TEENS & ADULTS | Have no idea how to replicate what you want to cosplay? Learn more here, hosted by NativeTexanCosplay.
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Join us in creating your very own pixel art keychain using perler beads. All materials will be provided for these cute accessories.
RPG CHARACTER CREATION 
SUPERHERO DOORKNOB HANGERS 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Learn the basics of RPG character creation with local gamers from The Gathering Place.
ALL AGES | Color your own superhero doorknob hanger.  All materials supplied. 


Day 3: Final Day (Morning) at Main Library

Lib-Con Schedule - Saturday, April 27, 2019
202 Cedar St., Abilene, TX 79601
PH: 325-676-6067
for more details

Location9:00AM9:30AM10:00AM10:30AM11:00AM11:30AM12:00PM12:30PM
Auditorium
Marvel's Trials
Exhibitor Area
Exhibitors
Mezzanine
Picnic Area
Story RoomLEGO Free BuildGeek Coloring
Teen Zone
Star Wars: Bubble Lightsabers
Guess the Anime Monster
FoyerMissed It Crafts
DIY Buttons
Basement 1Hogwarts House Banners
Harry Potter Wand Making
Big Country Gunpla Builders
Gaming
Role Playing Gaming Sessions
Creation Station
Study Room
Harry Potter Escape Room
Outside
Food Trucks Available


Day 3: Final Day (Afternoon) at Main Library

Lib-Con Schedule - Saturday, April 27, 2019
202 Cedar St., Abilene, TX 79601
PH: 325-676-6067
for more details

Location1:00PM1:30PM2:00PM2:30PM3:00PM3:30PM4:00PM4:30PM5:00PM
Auditorium
Tea & Treachery with Durian Grey
Cosplay Contest
Exhibitor AreaExhibitors
Mezzanine
Cosplay Contest Registration
Story RoomFamily Board GamesLEGO the Revenge
Teen ZoneSound the Part
Model Building Q&A
Steven Universe Q&A
Children's Area
Arcade
Family Board Games
Basement
Harry Potter Potions
Harry Potter Nargles
GamingRole Playing Gaming Sessions
Creation Station
Cosplay ER
Study RoomHarry Potter Escape Room Challenge
Outside


Program Descriptions

ARCADE 

BIG COUNTRY GUNPLA BUILDERS 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | If you love video games, come out and play some exciting games on the Playstation 4 or the Wii at your library.

AGES 5+ | A meet and greet with a local model building group. 
COSPLAY CONTEST 

COSPLAY ER 
ALL AGES | An opportunity for both skilled and novice cosplayers to show off their craft! Register to be on the stage.

ALL AGES | We will supply some basic repair materials and the space for you to make your repairs, just in time for the Cosplay Contest.
COSPLAY CONTEST REGISTRATION 

DIY BUTTONS 
ALL AGES | This is your time to sign up for the Lib-Con Cosplay Contest!

ALL AGES | No con experience is complete without new buttons! Color your own button and show off your favorite fandom.
EXHIBITORS 

FAMILY BOARD GAMES 
ALL AGES | Vendors will have awesome geeky and nerdy merchandise to sell and local fandom groups will have information.

ALL AGES | Enjoy some simple games designed for the whole family.
FOOD TRUCKS  

GEEK COLORING 
ALL AGES | Local food truck vendors will be available from 11:00AM to 1:00PM to satisfy your hunger needs. Bring some cash.

ALL AGES | We'll have coloring pages of various fandoms and difficulty levels. All supplies provided!
GUESS THE ANIME MONSTER 

HARRY POTTER ESCAPE ROOM 
TEENS & ADULTS | Featuring a Jeopardy style game where you have to guess what kind of monsters different anime characters are...with prizes!

TEENS & ADULTS | Escape detention and manage your mischief.
HARRY POTTER NARGLES 

HARRY POTTER POTIONS 
TEENS & ADULTS | Are nargles real? They are in this Harry Potter craft event. Join us and make your own to take home.

TEENS & ADULTS | Polyjuice, Felix Felicis, Amortentia? Make your own potion charm at the library!
HARRY POTTER WAND MAKING 

HOGWARTS HOUSE BANNERS 
TEENS & ADULTS | Visit our shop to create your own wand that will make Ollivander proud. 
ALL AGES | Take the Sorting Hat Quiz to discover your Hogwarts House and then create your House Banner!.
LEGO FREE BUILD 

MARVEL'S TRIALS 
ALL AGES | Love building? Create an homage to your favorite pixelated character while you wait for your next activity to begin.

TEENS | Compete on a team to find all six infinity stones before time runs out.
MARVEL'S TRIALS 

MISSED IT CRAFTS 
AGES 13-19 | Compete on a team to find all six infinity stones before time runs out. The winning team will have the most items at the end.

ALL AGES | If you missed one of the awesome crafts during Lib-Con, we'll have them all ready to make at this session.
MODEL MAKING Q&A 

PICNIC AREA 
TEENS & ADULTS | Ask some expert model makers about DIY model making! Hosted by Geek Vinyl.

ALL AGES | Looking for a place to hang indoors and enjoy your Food Truck goodies? A section of the 2nd floor will be open for picnic style lunches!   
ROLE PLAY GAMING SESSIONS 

SOUND THE PART 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Game masters will be on hand to lead sessions of various tabletop RPGs!  HOsted by The Gathering Place.

ALL AGES | Learn how to sound like the character you wish to cosplay or voice over.
STAR WARS: BUBBLE LIGHTSABERS 

STEVEN UNIVERSE Q&A 
TWEENS, TEENS, ADULTS | Make your own lightsaber bubble wand in this hands-on workshop.

TWEENS & TEENS | Come ask the Diamonds all your burning questions in this Steven Universe Q&A.
TEA & TREACHERY: DISASTROUS DUELS 


TEENS & ADULTS | Durian Grey Productions is back for another incredible Interactive Mystery Theatre event. Registration Required.