Tullamore Library Comic Con

The Tullamore Library Comic Con extravaganza will be landing this Saturday, 18th May 2019

The theme of this Comic Con is….

‘Books are the doorways to other worlds’ and visitors can keep a look out for famous doors from pop culture.

Early registration for Tullamore Library Comic Con is open this Friday, 17th May. You can pre-register for a library card online here: https://lgma.iii.com/selfreg

Drop in to Tullamore Library (and present your library card for fast track entry) to receive your wristband – while stocks last!

We have different coloured wristbands for those wishing to enter the cosplay competition in the various categories – child, adult (over 12) and family prizes are available for the best costumes.

Prizes for best costumes will be awarded by our guest judges Team Emerald Cosplay and Kaela’s Cosplay and Crafts at 3pm.

For more information and guidelines on the cosplay competition, please see: https://www.offaly.ie/eng/Services/Libraries/News/Guidelines-to-Cosplay-Competition-Entrants-2019.html

Grab an Ice Cream from the Midland Ice Cream Van which will be parked outside the library and enjoy in our outdoor seating area.

Delighted to announce that we will also have The Little coffee Hut serving their delicious coffee on site.

Check out the display cabinet and see if you can guess all the props from famous movies. Also see if you can find and answer all of the questions in Pennywise’s Easter Egg Hunt. We have prizes available for successful entries!

Below is the full list of providers we have attending from 10am – 4pm:
Midland Books
Alberich Design
The Crafty Mama Store
Marta Iwanowska
The Artful Podger
Studio Giggling
Alan David Roche
Katch Murtagh
Spray Art by joe
Kevin Keane – illustrator
Jaconi Crafts
Celtic Comics
Paddy Comics
Outpost Creations
Uncanny Collectibles
Irish Comic News
Offaly Wilde Cosplay

We will also be welcoming the Mid-Leinster Moontrimmers Quidditch team and Raven Pottery who will display their talents in our outdoor arena.

At 12pm, we will also be treated to a Viking battle in the outdoor arena with thanks to Jofer Drengir Vikings.

Take part in the battle of wits in our Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament with the first duel starting at 10.30am. Register for this on entry and bring your own cards!

Cosplayers will be delighted to know we have a photo-booth provided by Jeffman Audio that will display your desired backgrounds to make your costumes POP!

Don’t forget about our Retro Games area for those in need of a little nostalgia and throwbacks, we have Rewind Retro Gaming,
Retro Ralph Gaming and That’s Retro in attendence.

We will also have a chill zone upstairs that will be showing short animations in our Cartoon Cocoon.

Contact us on 057 93 46832 or email tullamorelibrary@offalycoco.ie to find out more about any of the events above.