We’re dedicating the month of October to all things fandom: the books, the movies, the TV shows, the comics and most importantly, the fun. Don’t miss out on this epic celebration for all ages!
For Adults & Teens:
Teen Fandom Style: Disneybounding Photo Contest
September 13–October 2
Submit a photo of your everyday outfit inspired by a character from your favorite fandom, anime, film, TV or video game for a chance to win a $25 gift card. For teens in grades 6–12.
WandaVision Virtual Escape Room
As a citizen of Westview, you have been forced to play out Wanda Maximoff’s fantasies of a perfect TV life. Now, as an unknown voice enters your head, you find you’re once again in control. Do you heed the voice’s instructions, or do you follow your own instincts as you try to escape the Hex?
Virtual Trivia Night with Baig of Tricks
Mondays, 7 p.m.
Test your knowledge of various topics, and join us for a fun-filled night of virtual trivia on YouTube hosted by Baig of Tricks.
October 4: Anime
October 11: Netflix Shows
October 18: Marvel Cinematic Universe
Monday, October 4
Learn the basics of calligraphy—how to hold the pen, what pens to use and how each letter is done. Watch on YouTube.
Comic Books & Collectibles Appraisals
Tuesday, October 5, 7 p.m.
Sylvester from Beantown Collectables will show you the world of comic books and collectibles as well as how to get the best value for your collections. Registration required.
Pottering Around the UK: Real-Life Locations from the World of Harry Potter
Wednesday, October 6
Take a tour of Harry Potter’s magical world. Admire the amazing real-life locations film scouts picked, and get tips if you’d like to visit the sights. Watch on YouTube through Wednesday, October 13.
James Bond: The Films, The Thrills
Thursday, October 7, 7 p.m.
Climb into our Aston Martin as we enjoy the history of the Bond films, examining how they reflect our changing values over the past 50 years. Registration required.
Take-It Make-It Gameboy Ornament
Saturday, October 9
Pick up the materials to make your own Gameboy ornament at the 2nd Floor Desk, while supplies last.
Wax Seals & Easy Hacks
Monday, October 11
Have you ever wondered what happens when you put a crayon in a hot glue gun? Have you ever wondered what the difference between wax sticks and wax dots was when making seals? We’re here to show you! Watch on YouTube.
Teen DIY Lanterns
Monday, October 11, 6:30 p.m.
Create your very own fantastical lantern inspired by the characters from your favorite fandoms. For teens in grades 6–12. Registration required.
Teen Soot Sprite Backpack Charm
Monday, October 11, 3 p.m.
We’ll show you how to make your very own Soot sprite backpack charm inspired by Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away. For teens in grades 6–12. Registration required.
Hamiltunes: Act One Singalong
Tuesday, October 12, 7 p.m.
Fans of Broadway’s blockbuster Hamilton are invited to join us for a special Hamiltunes Singalong. Give voice to the amazing stories of America’s founding mothers and fathers. Registration required.
Star Wars and Mythology
Wednesday, October 13, 7 p.m.
Discover how a professor, whose passion for examining and dissecting mythology from around the world, inspired George Lucas to create one of the most universal science fiction franchises ever. Watch on YouTube.
A Hollywood Halloween
Wednesday, October 13, 7 p.m.
Enjoy a presentation about the classic horror films from Hollywood’s Golden Age. Registration required.
Nerdy Origami (in person)
Monday, October 18, 7. p.m.
Want to learn how to make Yoda out of paper? Pulling from our collection of origami books, we’ll go through a handful of projects ranging from beginner to advanced, all based on pop culture icons. Registration required.
Sewing with Kellie Chase: Armchair Sleeve (in person)
Tuesday, October 19, 10 a.m.
Settle in for a good marathon of your favorite TV show with an armchair sleeve. Please bring a sewing machine, thread, scissors and pins. All other supplies will be included. Registration required.
Intro to Gunpla
Thursday, October 21
Learn the basics of building Gunpla and other model kits. You’ll learn proper sprue cutting, cleaning and preparing parts and construction. Watch on YouTube.
Virtual Cooking Demo: Lord of the Rings Lembas Bread
Thursday, October 21, 7 p.m.
Learn to prepare amazing food from the comfort of your home that’s sure to impress your friends. Recipes will be provided. Registration required.
Falling for Repunzel Puppet Show
Tuesday, October 5
Join the Mobile Outreach Puppeteers (MOPs) for a fun puppet show based on the book Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox. Watch on YouTube through Monday, October 11.
Superheroes Then & Now
Sunday, October 10
The great hero of Greek mythology, Zeus, will tell action-packed stories of superheroes from yesterday and today. Find out how the tales of long ago relate to the comic book superheroes of today. Watch on YouTube through Saturday, October 16.
Draw Your Own Heroes and Villains
Sunday, October 17
Everyday cartoons are transformed into heroes or villains in this class. Learn how to draw unique characters and enemies in this hands-on drawing lesson. Watch on YouTube through Saturday, October 23.