Bel Air Library Hosts Daylong Comic Con October 21

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Activities include virtual reality exploration, Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, green screen photo booth, monster makeup and more

 

Harford County Public Library’s 7th annual Comic Con, a celebration of all things nerdy, will be held Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bel Air Library, 100 East Pennsylvania Avenue.

All day events at Comic Con include virtual reality exploration, board games, Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, retro video games, green screen photo booth and monster makeup. Other activities include crafts, sewing tutorials, trivia, discussion panels, vendors and more. A costume contest with prizes will also be held.

As customers participate in activities throughout the day, they will earn tickets that can be traded in for prizes. Prizes include board games, books, action figures, comics and more.

Special activities include “Geeky Story Time,” 10:15 to 11 a.m.; sewing tutorials, 11 a.m. to noon; “Lightsaber Paper Circuits,” 12 to 1 p.m.; “Nerdy Reads,” 12:15 to 1 p.m.; costume contest, 1:15 to 2:15 p.m.; “Dragon Eyes Craft,” 2 to 3 p.m.; “Indie Comic Creators Panel,” 2:30 to 3:15 p.m.; “Kid Fandom Panel,” 3:30 to 4 p.m.; and trivia, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

All Comic Con activities are free of charge.

Harford County Public Library operates 11 branches located throughout Harford County. The library serves more than 194,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of more than 4.7 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading in the community. For more information, visit hcplonline.org.