Get your nerd on at Chester County Library! Our second annual NerdCon will take place on Friday, May 4th from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 5th from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The day will be jam-packed with hourly programs, vendors, movie showings, a retro videogame tournament, and so much more! You will be sure to find your fandom in the crowd!
May the 4th be with you! Begin the fun on May 4th with a movie showing of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
Then, on Saturday, May 5th from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., come dressed as one of your favorite characters and participate in the all-ages cosplay parade*, attend panels about diversity in comic books, or get the low-down on podcasting with NPR's Diane Wu, a producer for This American Life, play in a round of trivia, or enjoy movie screenings of the original Star Wars episodes! In celebration of Free Comic Book Day, we will be handing out free comic books!**
*Please follow Chester County Library Behavior Policy for cosplaying. Please no masks, weapons, or costumes of revealing nature. Thank you!
**Free comic book distribution is on a first come first served basis. Comics will be available in the Teen Zone.
NerdCon 2018 Schedule:
Below is a complete schedule of events for NerdCon on Saturday:
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. – Cosplay Costume Parade for All Ages
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse Game
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Make Your Own Superhero Mask! (Kids Only)
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. – Podcasting with Diane Wu, a producer from NPR’s This American Life
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Superhero Storytime! (Kids Only)
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – The Importance of Queer Representation in Comics with Jared Axelrod
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Random Fandom Quizzo
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Express Yourself! Button Making
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Videogame Throwback: Games from Your Past!
Below is the schedule for the Star Wars moving showings!
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Stars Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
To register for these programs, please visit our online event calendar.