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Library closing early Oct. 15 for Comic Con

Posted on October 15, 2016 at 12:41 pm by Clay Curtin

The Menlo Park Library will close for regular business at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, but then reopen for Comic Con! Join us for a fun afternoon and bring your friends to an afternoon of comic-related fun for adults and children alike! Attendees will experience live music from the Cantina Band and Margaret & Kristoph, cosplay, a photo booth, guest speakers, film screenings, comic book trading, vendor booths, artists, Pokémon GO and crafts for all. 

3 p.m. The Cantina Band: Music from movies, video games and more
5 p.m. Margaret & Kristoph: The Music of J.R.R. Tolkien

Seminars and classes
4 p.m. "Women in Comics" with Anna Cebrian, founder and CEO of Illusive Comics & Games, Isle of Gamers and Illogical Associates Publishing
5 p.m. "Manga Mania" class with Karen Luk (for ages 10-18); pick up a wrist band at the front door to attend this two-hour class
6 p.m. "How to Get Your Comics Published" with Anna Cebrian

Animation screenings
3:15 p.m. Kimba the White Lion, Season 1, Episode 1: "Go, White Lion!" (1965)
3:45 p.m. Rocky & Bullwinkle, Season 1, Episode 1: "Jet Fuel Formula, Parts 1 & 2" (1959)
4:15 p.m. Pokémon, Season 1, Episode 1: "Pokémon, I Choose You!" (1997)
4:45 p.m. Astro Boy, Season 1, Episode 1: "Power Up" (2003)
5:15 p.m. The Iron Giant (1999) feature film, rated PG

Pokémon GO
Lures dropped at the top of each hour: 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Artist alley
From 3-7 p.m., meet artists Alan Bosco Ocampo, Devonne Amos and Amanda Lee

Comic book trading
Trade your comics for ours! Limit 5 trades per person.

Dress up as your favorite character and join us!

No preregistration is necessary to attend the Comic Con.

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