Lead-Up Events

Cosplay 101

Get started on cosplay!  Audience: all ages. Max: 60 people. No registration needed.

Thursday, September 14 @ 7:00 pm in the Willie Janssen Discovery Room


Cosplay Teen Nerf War

For September our after-hours Teen Nerf War just turned cosplay! Wear a costume of your favourite character and make GPPL your battleground.  Audience: ages 13 to 18. Max: 30 teens. Registration required (details).

Sign the permission form and bring it to the Teen Information Desk by September 13. Nerf Wars fill up fast, so get them in early.

Friday, September 15 @ 5:45 pm in the Rotary Community Room


Fandom Team Battle

It's a battle between the greatest teams in all of fandom!  Voting starts Saturday, September 9 through GPPL's Twitter feed (@gppubliclibrary).  Voting for the semi-finals and finals will take place in person at LibriCon.

View the full Fandom Team Battle brackets here. [PDF - 256 KB]


Painting Ganon's Castle

From the earliest moments in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, it appeared in the distance: a proud castle engulfed in a barely-contained evil presence. Can you capture its majesty and menace in paint form? Audience: ages 10+. Max: 15 Hyrulian artists. 

REGISTRATION opens September 1.

Saturday, September 30 @ 10:30 am in the Willie Janssen Discovery Room.