Friday, July 28, 2017

Third Annual EIPL Comic Con

Saturday, July 29, 2017, 9:30am - 4:15pm (check-in begins at 9:15am) 

The entire family is invited to attend programs and events throughout the library. All are encouraged to wear their favorite costume.  Special Guest, Marvel & DC Artist, John Stanisci will talk about his work and give a demonstration.  There will be popcorn, giveaways, Big Eye Makeup, drawing, drop-in crafts, a photo booth, green screen, TV shorts, a scavenger hunt, Minecraft, Wii, an all ages costume contest and much more.  We'll have a visit from the Star Wars Storm Troopers of the 501st Legion-Empire City Garrison along with a visit from The Saber Guild, Endor Temple.  Though there is no registration necessary for the day, there are several programs for which you must register; those programs have a code next to them.

Family Scavenger Hunt: 9:30am - 4:00pm, children
Visit the Coloring Station in the Reading Room
Visit the Photo Booth and enter to win a poster of yourself: 9:30am - 4:00pm
Stranger Things Breakfast: 9:30am - 10:00am, any age EIA214
Visit with Darth Vader and friends from the 501st Legion-Empire City Garrison: 10:00am - 11:30am
Blast Darth Vader and Storm Troopers with your own Nerf weapon: 11:00am
Play Board Games, grades 7-12 and adults: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Children, create a Drop-in Craft: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Play Comic Con Bingo, grades 1-4: 10:15am - 10:45am
Star Wars Drawing, grades 3-6: 10:00am - 11:00am EIJ570
Learn about the Creation of Star Wars, all ages, children under 10 with adult: 10:00am - 11:00am
Manga Big Eye Makeup, any age: 10:30am - 11:30am
Star Wars shootout: 11:00am
Fan Film instruction, grades 5 and up: 11:00am - 11:45am
SPECIAL GUEST, Drawing Superhero Basics with John Stanisci, ages 8 and up: 11:15am - 12:15pm
Green Screen Photos, all ages: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Teen Kawaii Drop-in Craft, grades 7-12, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Participate in the Costume Contest, all ages, register at front table: 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Attend the Wizard Academy, ages 4 and up with an adult: 12:45pm - 1:30pm 
Submerse yourself in Virtual Reality, grades 6 and up, call library to register: 1:15pm - 3:15pm
Watch TV Batman & Star Trek Shorts, all ages, under 10 with adult: 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Participate in the Teen Wii Tournament, grades 7-12: 2:45pm - 3:45pm EIY774

Make sure to take pictures when you're here and share them with our Facebook page!

Friday, July 14, 2017

 Enter our 9th Annual Young Adult Photography Contest!

Submit one or two 8" x 10" photo(s) by 9pm on Thursday, July 27, 2017.  Photos may be color or black and white and of any appropriate subject.  Please do not submit mounted or framed photos.

Photos will be hung in the Teen Bistro from Friday, July 28 through Friday, August 11, 2017.  During this time you and your peers may vote on your favorite photo.  The winner will be announced on Monday, August 12, 2017, and the photo will be permanently hung in our Teen Bistro.

Click here for entry form and rules.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Registration for August programs starts today!

Stop in, call or sign up online.