Know & Go: Cons in the Library - Attracting Teens and New Adults with Comic Conventions

Course Description
Course Type: 

Day long convention programming can be a challenging and effective way to provide an immersive experience for your patrons and to reach out to fan communities who may not frequent your library.

In this Know & Go, we will examine examples of fan and comic conventions in the public and academic library. We will compile a list of individual program examples that can be built into a larger all day con and will discuss challenges and solutions for the format.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify comic, fan and all day convention programming examples
  • Determine solutions for challenges inherent in an all-day format
  • Explain what makes a con an effective program for teens and new adults
Target Audience: 
Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • None
  • This event is open to group registration; no CEUs are available for this event.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
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