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POP CON

Grab your sonic screwdriver, magic wand, or lightsaber and head over to Granville’s second annual popular culture convention, POP CON, on Saturday, October 18th!  Fandoms collide with fun activities, cosplay, displays, and engaging breakout sessions. Whether you love time travel, magical boarding schools, or galaxies far far away, we have something in store for you!
 
Comic Shop Plus from Newark will be set-up on site with limited merchandise for sale.  Be sure to visit the Three Broomsticks for fandom button making, Doctor Who and Harry Potter photo ops, Star Wars Jedi Master Cyan Mal-Te, miniature gaming displays, and more!  Food concessions provided by Whit’s Frozen Custard and Elm’s Pizza.    

Click here for our Pop Con promotional video, made in collaboration with members of the Granville Community.  Thanks to Albert Dantzer, Granville High School alumnus, for filming and editing our video!
 
All ages are welcome, but age restrictions apply to breakout sessions due to content.  No entry after 9 PM . Cosplay is not required but encouraged! 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

6:30-10:00:

1st floor:   Comic Shop Plus
                    Cheek-to-Cheek face painting
                   Schedule of events

Top floor:  The Three Broomsticks Pub
                   Whit's and Elm's concessions
                   Gaming station
                    Make your own fandom buttons
                   Jedi Master Cyan Mal-Te

                   TARDIS, Weeping Angel, and Harry Potter photo ops
 
7:00-7:45:
Community Room-  The New Doctor led by Emily Shellhouse, Teen Librarian
Discussions of the 12th Doctor and season 8.  There will be spoilers!
Meeting Room A- Pony and Pixel Crafts for Kids led by Sarah Simpson, Children's Librarian
Join us for a Minecraft and My Little Pony themed crafting session and make either an equestrian inspired necklace or a Minecraft bracelet.  All ages welcome.
 
8:00-8:45:
Community Room-  Marvel: building a universe on the big screen led by Devin Warner, GPL staff, and Jeremy Thompson from Comic Shop Plus
We'll discuss the films in the Marvel cinematic universe, as well as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and the upcoming Avengers 2 and Ant-man.  Audience participation is highly encouraged!
Meeting Room A-   Special Effects Makeup led by Tonya Ramsey 
Just in time for Halloween, learn how to create scars, wounds, bullet holes, and fake blood using common kitchen items.  For ages 10 and up.  Supplies limited to the first 20 attendees, but more are welcome.  (Note:  not for those with allergies to latex or makeup ingredients.)
 
9:00-9:45:
Community Room-  Star Wars VII: Rumor has it led by Jedi Master Cyan Mal-Te  
We'll discuss the rumors surrounding Disney's new Star Wars movie.  Audience participation encouraged as you share ideas about plot, casting, and more.
Meeting Room A-   What's new in the Harry Potter universe? led by Julia Walden, Programming and Outreach Librarian, and Camille Musson 
We'll discuss the upcoming movies, Rowling's new Harry Potter stories, and the possibility of more Harry Potter books.
 
9:45-10:00:
          1st floorRaffle prizes  (must be present to win)

 

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