Saturday, October 1, 11 A.M. – 4 P.M.

“Geek Out” at the library with a day dedicated to all your favorite fandoms. Whether you love a galaxy far, far away, super heroic battles to save the day, or a world of wizardry, you’ll find something to enjoy at this family-friendly event! The day will include games, activities, crafts, cosplay (costumes), virtual reality, and more.

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Funded with generous support from The Friends of the Library.

The Schedule

PreFest Events

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Wednesday, September 28, 5-9 P.M.
AND Friday, September 30, 5-9 P.M.
For adults and teens.

Join us for a session of Dungeons and Dragons and begin your journey as an adventurer in a world of magic and monsters! Beginners and experienced players are welcome.
Register here for September 28.
Register here for September 30.

Ted Lasso Trivia

Friday, September 30, 5-7 p.m.
For adults and teens.

How well do you know AFC Richmond, the struggling English Premier League football team, it’s positivity-filled coach (“I appreciate you”) and the charming yet raucous players and back-office characters? Join us on anytime between 5-7 p.m. for a fun-filled, fast-paced game of trivia featuring the popular Apple TV series. More info here.

Bridgerton Trivia

Thursday, September 29, 5-7 p.m.
For adults.

How well do you know “the ton,” the Bridgerton family, and their quest for love and happiness in London’s high society? Join us on anytime between 5-7 p.m. for a fun-filled, fast-paced game of trivia featuring the popular Netflix series and books.  More info here.

Day-Of Events

Book FortunetellingSecond floor landing11-1:30 p.m. & 2-4 p.m.
BINGOMeeting Room A11-4 p.m.
Cosplay RunwaySecond floor center11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
CraftsMeeting Room A11-4 p.m.
Face PaintingYouth Services southeast corner11-4 p.m.
Dungeons & DragonsStudy Room 2B11:15-12:30 p.m., 1:15-2:30 p.m., & 2:45-4 p.m.
Scavenger HuntLibrary-wide11-4 p.m.
StorytimesYouth Services Activity Room1 & 3 p.m.
Virtual RealityMeeting Room B11-12:30 p.m. & 1-4 p.m.


New Competition every 2 hours


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Code of Conduct

  • No real or realistic weapons
     Replica weapons must be identifiable as fake from at least ten feet away.
  • Costumes should be appropriate for the Library
    Please bear in mind that this is an all-ages, family-friendly event
  • Cosplay is not consent
    Respect other attendees' personal space; a costume is not an invitation to be touched.
  • Ask before snapping
    Ask directly for permission before taking anyone's picture.
  • Keep this place safe from harassment
    Aggressive behavior and unwanted attention will not be tolerated.  If you witness this conduct, please tell a FanFest staffer.
  • Keep an eye on your personal property
    The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items; unattended items will be removed.  
  • The Library is still operating today
    Standard rules of Library conduct still apply.  Disruptive behavior - which includes simulated combat - can result in being dismissed for the day.