LibCon IV: A Pirate’s Life 4 Me

All ages are invited to LibCon IV: A Pirate’s Life 4 Me on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Library!

LibCon is your Library’s free fandom convention, and this year it’s pirate-themed. Enjoy games, trivia, food trucks, panels, and vendors. You can even compete in or watch a cosplay contest!

Cosplay Contest Guidelines

To compete in the cosplay contest, check in at the Johnson City Public Library tent by 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9.

First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded in the following categories: children, teen, adult, and group.

Please remember that actual weapons are not allowed on Library property. Call (423) 434-4458 or refer to the Library’s Code of Conduct with other questions about props and/or cosplay attire.

*Thank you to Mulligan’s Gaming Pub for donating prizes for our contest winners!

Code of Conduct

Everyone attending LibCon must follow the Library’s Code of Conduct, including:

• Civility and respect for the rights and feelings of others.

• Appropriate attire, including shoes and shirt.

• Food is restricted to designated areas in the Library.

• Children ages 10 and younger must be supervised at all times by an adult caregiver.

Click here for the full Code of Conduct.

Art Contest

Your Library is holding an art contest for all ages as part of the Summer Reading Program. The art contest winners will be announced at LibCon.

The contest is divided into three categories: kids (ages 11 and younger), teens (ages 12-18), and adults (ages 19 and older).

All submissions must be delivered to the Library by Thursday, June 30.

Please only submit one piece per person. Your artwork may have an aquatic or ocean theme to go along with the Summer Reading theme, but it’s not required.

Entries will be displayed in the Children’s Library (ages 11 and younger), the teen area (ages 12-18), and on the galleria wall (ages 19 and older) until Saturday, July 30.

All works and prizes must be claimed by July 30.

Click here or call (423) 434-4458 for more information about the art contest.