JCPL Holds Lib Con II
All ages are invited to attend a library-wide comic and fandom convention at the Johnson City Public Library on Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The library is proud to host the following guest speakers at this event: board game designer Dan Crutchfield, cosplayer Nick Angus, artist Larry Reid, toy sculptor and fabricator Thomas Gwyn, graphic novelist Gary Kwapisz, and author Jennifer Estep. Attendees can participate in a cosplay contest, fandom trivia, children’s crafts and games, gaming with G2K Games, arcade games provided by Silverball City, and much more. Munchie Machine food truck will provide food for purchase. Additional participants are Atomik Comiks, Mountain Empire Comics, and Geek the Halls. The winning artwork from the library’s LibCon Art Contest will also be announced and on display. This event is free and open to the public. Call Adult Services at (423)-434-4454 or Youth Services at (423)-434-4458 for more information.
Thrill the World Practices
Thrill the World is an annual worldwide simultaneous dance of Michael Jackson’s Thriller for world records. Thousands of people in cities around the world will learn the Thriller dance and perform it precisely at the same time. All ages may participate in dance practice to learn Thriller at The Johnson City Public Library in the Jones Meeting Room on Wednesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 20 at 6:00 p.m. Sign-ups will take place at the practices and are a commitment to participate in the Thrill the World event on October 28.
For more information about these and other Youth Services programs, please call 423-434-4458.
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