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2019 Lib-Con Events

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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 2019 Events Booklet & Schedule

FEATURED LIB-CON GUEST: DURIAN GREY
TEA & TREACHERY MYSTERY THEATRE
SATURDAY, APRIL 27 @ 2:00PM
Main Library | 202 Cedar St.
Space is Limited; REGISTER ONLINE TO PARTICIPATE

Back for a second year, we're welcoming in Durian Grey, an incredible troupe of actors that specialize in unscrupulous deeds with hilariously awful results.  Hailing from North Texas, they provided a great mystery theater event last year, mingling with guests in character and costume, and it was received as one of the event highlights.  Come enjoy their talents gain as they make an appearance on the final day of Lib-Con!



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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

Location 4:30PM 5:00PM 5:30PM 6:00PM 6:30PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM
Meeting Room
Live Action Chess
Fortnite Party / Dance Marathon
Quiet Room Infinity War Escape Room
Children's Area Dragon Storytime Harry Potter Yoga
Study Tables
LEGO Free Build  Geek Coloring Open Board Games
YA Tables Superhero Wire Art   Robot Races Fandom Trivia
Front Seating Area 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   TEENS | Superheroes need bookmarks too, so come out and create your superhero logo that can be used as a bookmark. These look incredible.


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

Location 4:30PM 5:00PM 5:30PM 6:00PM 6:30PM 7:00PM 7:30PM 8:00PM
Meeting Room Ninja Tales
RPG Character Creation  
Children's Area Minecrafting for Kids Pixel Art
  Superhero Doorknob Hangers  
Teen Room Undertale Q&A Link Hearts - Cross Stitch Pattern Selection & Modification Concept Artists Q&A
Foyer Candy Sushi 
  Harry Potter Yoga   Crystal Gems Paper Craft
Quiet Room Ninja Stealth Mode   Button Trade  
Big Country Gunpla Builders
Mall Entrance LEGO Free Build  Geek Coloring Open Board Games
Study Room B Gravity 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.
UNDERTALE Q&A
   
TEENS & ADULTS | Enter the Underground, with this Q&A featuring Chara, Asriel, Sans, and Papyrus.
   


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

Location 9:00AM 9:30AM 10:00AM 10:30AM 11:00AM 11:30AM 12:00PM 12:30PM
Auditorium
Marvel's Trials
 
Exhibitor Area
Exhibitors
Mezzanine

Picnic Area
Storyroom LEGO Free Build Geek Coloring 
Teen Zone
Star Wars: Bubble Lightsabers
  Guess the Anime Monster!  
Foyer Missed It Crafts DIY Buttons  
Basement 1
Hogwarts 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

Location 1:00PM 1:30PM 2:00PM 2:30PM 3:00PM 3:30PM 4:00PM 4:30PM 5:00PM 
Auditorium Tea & Treachery with Durian Grey Cosplay Contest
Exhibitor Area Exhibitors  
Mezzanine Cosplay Contest Registration
 
Storyroom Family Board Games LEGO the Revenge
Teen Zone Sound the Part   Model Building Q&A    Steven Universe Q&A
Children's Area  Arcade   Family Board
Games

 
Basement 1 Harry Potter Potions     Harry Potter
Nargles
 
Gaming
 Role Playing Gaming Sessions  
Creation Station
  Cosplay ER
 
Study Room
Harry Potter Escape Room  
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 fandomsand 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.
   

MAIN LIBRARY
202 Cedar St.
Abilene, TX 79601
PH: 325-677-2474


HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 9AM to 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 9AM to 6PM
Sundays | Closed
SOUTH BRANCH
4310 Buffalo Gap Rd.
Abilene, TX 79606
PH: 325-698-7565


HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 10AM to 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 10AM to 6PM
Sundays | 1PM to 6PM
MOCKINGBIRD BRANCH
1326 N. Mockingbird Ln.
Abilene, TX 79603
PH: 325-437-7323


HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon, Tues, Thurs | 9AM to 9PM
Wed, Fri, Sat | 9AM to 6PM
Sundays | Closed
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