AfroCon

Activities

Artist Workshop

Join special guest and comic artist, Robert Richardson, for this interactive art workshop. Learn for fun or to hone your skills. For teens and adults. Registration required. Sign up at the AfroCon Information desk on the 1st floor. Multipurpose Room.

Cosplay Contest

Show us what you got! Display your craftsmanship, excitement of diverse superheroes, and acting ability in the AfroCon Cosplay Contest. Registration required. Sign up at the AfroCon Information desk on the 1st floor. Community Room B.

Escape the Room

Test your heroic brain against time! Grab your team, to reign supreme, in this superhero escape room. Registration required. Sign up at the AfroCon Information desk on the 1st floor. Genealogy Room.

Fan Art Contest

Cast your vote for the Best Youth Artist (Youth Age 0-13) and Best Adult Artist (Age 14+). Vote in the 1st floor lobby until 2pm. Winners will be announced in Community Room B during the Cosplay Contest.

Film Fest

Watch episodes of the supercharged teen, Static Shock, as he fights for freedom and justice. Children’s Area.
Catch Principal Jefferson, aka Black Lightning, as he saves his neighborhood for villains. Community Room B.

Green Screen Photos

No costume? No problem! Have your photo taken, be transformed into a superhero, and share your pictures with friends and family. Community Room A.

Hero Krispy Cakes

Join the superhero cake squad! Use Rice Krispy Treats and your best cake decorating skills to create a heroic masterpiece. While supplies last. Children’s Area.

Lawson-Lee Gaming Corner

Pay tribute to the late great heroes Jerry Lawson (creator of the video game console and cartridge) and Stan Lee (creator of many comic book heroes) by playing retro video games. 2nd floor lobby.

Light Saber Battle

Who will reign supreme? Pool noodles are used in this fun way to show off your hero skills. For children. Registration required. Registration required. Sign up at the AfroCon Information desk on the 1st floor. Community Room A.

Mallow Heroes

Make superhero treats that fly right into your mouth. While supplies last. Children’s Area.

Rapid Fire Memory Game Show

Cheer on your favorite player while they make as many matches as they can in this fast-paced game. Community Room B.

Tattoo Alley

Wear the mark of a hero! Show the world your new temporary tattoo that is only available at AfroCon. Community Room A.

Shuri’s Lab Superhero Gadgets

Come see what you can make with Ozobots, Makey Makeys, and Virtual Reality glasses at your library. Community Room A.

Snapchat Filters

Take photos of epic proportions. Special filters only available at AfroCon.

Soul Train Letter Scramble

Groove in this fast-paced game show! Cheer for your favorite player as they unscramble letters to reveal comic book heroes. Community Room B.

Story Time

Join two storytellers as they bring superheroes to life in this engaging story time for guests of all ages. Community Room B.

Superhero Masks

No costume? No problem! Kids can color their own masks. While supplies last. Children’s Area.

Superhero Light Up Bracelets

Kids will create light up foam superhero gear in this FUNTASTIC class. For children. Registration required. Sign up at the AfroCon Information desk on the 1st floor. Multipurpose Room.

Superhero Lollipops

Turn boring lollipops into superheroes with our special lollipop suits. While supplies last. Children’s Area.