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Harford County Public Library's 9th Annual Comic-Con

Harford County Public Library's 9th Annual Comic-Con, a celebration of all things nerdy, will be held Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bel Air Library, 100 East Pennsylvania Avenue. Comic-Con features events for children, teens and adults and is free of charge.

All day events include virtual reality exploration, video and board games, green screen photo opportunities, child-friendly crafts, jumbo-sized family games, Magic the Gathering and a Fandom scavenger hunt.

Sherri Cook Woosley, a Harford County resident, will discuss her debut novel, "Walking Through Fire," that combines her experience of being the parent of a child with cancer with Sumerian mythology, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Woosley's book has been longlisted for the Booknest Debut Novel Award and Baltimore's Best 2019 in the novel category. Her story, "Very Happy and Very Productive," was a winner in the Baltimore Science Fiction Society's annual contest.

Other special activities at Comic-Con include "Nerdy Story Time" from 10:15 to 11 a.m.; BEAM from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; D & D Character Workshop from 11a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; "Robo Petting Zoo" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; a trivia contest from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; "Family Friendly Virtual Reality" from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; "Soul Caliber 6 Tournament" from 1:30 to 3 p.m.; "Dungeons & Dragons" from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; teen crafts including Dragon Eye from 2 to 4 p.m.; artist panel from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.; art workshop from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; and sewing craft (for those ages 8 and older) from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Comic-Con participants are invited to wear a costume. A costume contest for kids takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 to 2:30 p.m. A costume contest for those ages 13 and up will be held from 2:30 to 3 p.m.

Comic-Con is a registered trademark of San Diego Comic Convention. Used with permission.

Saturday, September 28 at 10:00am to 5:00pm

Bel Air LIbrary 100 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Bel Air, MD 21014

Event Type

Community, Arts & Culture

Website

http://www.hcplonline.org

Cost

Free admission

Hashtag

#HCPL

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