Fountaindale Public Library District: Fall Fandom Fest (October 2021)
We’re dedicating October to everything fan-related: books, movies, TV shows, comics, and most importantly, fun. Don’t miss this epic celebration for all ages!
For adults and adolescents:
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, movie, TV or video game for a chance to win a $ 25 gift card. For teens in grades 6 to 12.
WandaVision Virtual Escape Room
October 3 to 23
As a citizen of Westview, you have been forced to act out Wanda Maximoff’s fantasies of a perfect TV life. Now, as an unknown voice enters your head, you discover that you are in control again. Do you heed the voice instructions or do you follow your own instincts when trying to escape the Hex?
Virtual Trivia Party with Baig of Tricks
Mondays, 7 p.m.
Test your knowledge on various topics and join us for a fun night of virtual games on YouTube hosted by Baig of Tricks.
October 4: Anime
October 11: Netflix shows
October 18: Marvel Cinematic Universe
Comic Book and Collectibles Reviews
Tuesday October 5, 7 p.m.
Sylvester from Beantown Collectables will show you the world of comics and collectibles as well as how to get the best value for your collections. Registration required.
Pottering Around the UK: Real Places in Harry Potter World
Wednesday October 6
Take a tour of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Admire the incredible filming locations chosen by the scouts, and get tips if you want to visit the sites. Watch on YouTube until Wednesday, October 13.
James Bond: the movies, the thrills
Thursday October 7 7 p.m.
Climb aboard our Aston Martin as you enjoy the history of the Bond films, examining how they reflect our changing values over the past 50 years. Registration required.
Gameboy Take-It Make-It Ornament
saturday 9 october
Collect the materials to create your own Gameboy ornament at the 2nd floor office, while supplies last.
Wax seals and easy tips
Monday, October 11
Have you ever wondered what happens when you put a pencil in a hot glue gun? Have you ever wondered what the difference is between wax sticks and wax dots when making seals? We’re here to show you! Watch on YouTube.
DIY lanterns for teens
Monday October 11 6:30 p.m.
Create your own fantasy lantern inspired by characters from your favorite fandoms. For teens in grades 6 to 12. Registration required.
Teen Suie Sprite Backpack Charm
Monday October 11 at 3 p.m.
We’ll show you how to make your own Studio Ghibli-inspired Soot sprite backpack charm. Abducted as if by magic. For teens in grades 6 to 12. Registration required.
Hamiltunes: Act One Singalong
Tuesday October 12, 7 p.m.
Broadway blockbuster fans Hamilton are welcome to join us for a special Hamiltunes Singalong. Give voice to the incredible stories of America’s Mothers and Founding Fathers. Registration required.
Star Wars and Mythology
Wednesday October 13, 7 p.m.
Find out how a professor, whose passion for examining and dissecting mythology from around the world, inspired George Lucas to create one of the most universal sci-fi franchises of all time. Watch on YouTube.
Wednesday October 13, 7 p.m.
Enjoy a presentation on classic horror films from the Golden Age of Hollywood. Registration required.
Monday, October 18
Learn the basics of calligraphy: how to hold the pen, what pens to use, and how each letter is written. Watch on YouTube.
nerdy origami (in person)
Monday October 18, 7 p.m.
Want to learn how to make Yoda out of paper? From our collection of origami books, we’ll go over a handful of projects ranging from beginner to advanced, all based on pop culture icons. Registration required.
Sew 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 a chair sleeve. Please bring a sewing machine, thread, scissors and pins. All other supplies will be included. Registration required.
Introduction to Gunpla
Thursday, October 21
Learn the basics of building Gunpla and other model kits. You will learn the proper cutting, cleaning and preparation of parts and construction. Watch on YouTube.
Virtual Cooking Demo: Lord of the Rings Lembas Bread
Thursday October 21, 7 p.m.
Learn how to cook amazing meals from the comfort of your home that are sure to impress your friends. Recipes will be provided. Registration required.
Fall in love with the Repunzel puppet show
Tuesday, October 5
Join the Mobile Outreach Puppeteers (MOP) for a fun puppet show based on the book Fall in love with Rapunzel by Léa Wilcox. Watch on YouTube until Monday, October 11.
Moana & Frozen Singalong (in person)
Thursday October 7 3:15 p.m. & 5:15 p.m.
Join Moana and Elsa for an hour of singing and crafts! All ages, preschoolers with an adult. Registration required.
The superheroes of yesterday and today
Sunday 10 October
The great hero of Greek mythology, Zeus, will tell action-packed stories of superheroes from yesterday and today. Find out how the tales of yesteryear relate to today’s comic book superheroes. Watch on YouTube until Saturday, October 16.
Draw your own heroes and villains
Sunday 17th October
Everyday cartoons are turned into heroes or villains in this class. Learn how to draw unique characters and enemies in this hands-on drawing lesson. Watch on YouTube until Saturday, October 23.
Fall Fandom Fest Take-It Make-Its
Explore all your favorite fandoms with fun Take-It Make-It DIY kits, while supplies last!
Saturday October 9: Superhero masks
Saturday October 16: Raya and the last dragon
Tuesday October 19: R2D2 and baby Yoda
Saturday October 30: Despicable Me Servant
This press release was produced by Fountaindale Public Library District. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.