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Fandom Fest: Comics & Pop Culture

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Join us on Saturday, August 19, 11am-3pm for an event celebrating comics and pop culture. MeTV's Svengoolie will be a special guest hosting a meet and greet for fans. Fandom Fest will feature an artist alley, trivia contests, a cosplay parade, creative workshops, and more family-friendly fun. We encourage attendees to come dressed as their favorite character. All ages welcome. Free admission.

Keep checking back for more information!


Fandom Art Display

Are you a fan of fandom? A comic book fan?  And are you an artist? Display your Fandom Art at our first-ever Comic- Con!

Submissions will be displayed in the Franklin Gallery on the 3rd Floor for the month of August. Submissions accepted on Friday, July 14, 3:30-6:30pm and Saturday, July 22, 11am-2pm.

Click here to download the participation form!

Questions? Call Victoria at 847-663-6474 or email at


Fanfiction 101

Do you harbor a secret (or not so secret) passion for fanfiction? Do you feel strongly about canon-divergent AUs, centaurification, or major character deaths? We need your help! Help us introduce the amazing multiverse of Fanfiction to the wider community by collaborating on a display for our Fandom Fest on August 19! Click here to learn how!

Special Guests!

Meet and greet with MeTV's Svengoolie!

501 Legion
Take photos with members from the 501st Legion!