LibriCon

LIBRICON 2018 - Saturday, October 13

Join our Facebook Event to keep up to date.  Stay tuned for information on our vendor hall.

Tentative Timeline:

  • July 1 - Fanfic and fanart contests open
  • August - Accepting vendor applications
  • September - Registration for the Cosplay Fashion Show opens
  • October 1 - Fanfic and Fanart Contests close
  • October 7 - Registration for the Cosplay Fashion Show closes
  • October 13 - LibriCon

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Fanfic Contest: July 1 to October 1

PROMPT: Never Again

Write a short story featuring the characters or the fandom you love (no word count limit).

fanfic: fiction written by a fan of, and featuring characters from, a particular TV series, movie, etc.

Age Categories: 6 to 12, 13 to 18, 18 and older.

Rules: Must be able to pick up prize in person from the Grande Prairie Public Library. Winner announced at LibriCon Closing Ceremony on October 13. The fic must be written during the dates the contest is open.

To enter:

Save your story as .doc, .docx, or .pdf, with a filename that includes your last name and the title of your fic.

Example: Anderson a love story.docx

E-mail your story as an attachment to libricon@gppl.ca with the subject “LibriCon 2018 fanfic entry” by 11:59 pm on  Monday, October 1.

Make sure your email includes:

  • Your name & age
  • Story title
  • The fandom represented in the story
  • Any additional information

Our fanfic contest will be judged by writers who love fanfic, reading, and fandoms.

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Fanart Contest: July 1 to October 1

Create artwork in your favourite artistic medium featuring the characters or the fandom you love.

Rules: Must be able to pick up prize in person from the Grande Prairie Public Library. Winner announced at LibriCon Closing Ceremony on  October 13. Must create the artwork during the dates the contest is open. One entry per person.

Please do not sign your name anywhere visible on your artwork.

To enter:  Submit your artwork along with a complete registration form in person to the Information Desk at GPPL . For displaying purposes, we won’t accept artwork larger than 17 inches in width, length, or height.

Our fanart contest will be judged by artists who love fanart, artistic  expression, and fandoms.

Artists can pick up their work after 4:00pm on October 13, and from October 15 - 19 at the Information Desk.

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Join our Facebook Event to keep up to date.  Stay tuned for information on our vendor hall.

Tentative Timeline:

  • July 1 - Fanfic and fanart contests open
  • August - Accepting vendor applications
  • September - Registration for the Cosplay Fashion Show opens
  • October 1 - Fanfic and Fanart Contests close
  • October 7 - Registration for the Cosplay Fashion Show closes
  • October 13 - LibriCon

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To find pictures from 2017 check the Facebook Album by MAJ Photography.

LibriCon is the GPPL's award-winning annual fan convention. The event draws inspiration from larger comic conventions that celebrate mainstream pop culture including comics, movies, and science fiction.  LibriCon started in 2014 with around 300 attendees, and grew to nearly 500 in 2015.

Love LibriCon? 

GPPL is happy to accept donations in support of programs such as LibriCon.  Donations may be made at the Customer Service desk or through our website.  

Photo: Maj Photography.
GPPL’s mandate is to enrich, inform and engage the community by providing resources that promote discovery, lifelong learning, and leisure pursuits. This event does that and more. We are so proud of the creativity of our staff and thrilled to see how the community embraces LibriCon each year.” Maureen Curry, Library Director

 

Cosplaying? Check out our Rules & Regulations

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To volunteer for LibriCon email: libricon@gppl.ca

LibriCon 2017 Schedule [PDF - 617 KB]

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