FANFEST 2021
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Among Us

Count Down to FANFEST 2021

The Event

Get ready to get your geek on from March 20 through March 27 when FanFest returns to the Library as a virtual event. Generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library, this series will include something for everyone – games, activities, discussions and more!

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The Schedule

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FanFest Gaming Corner: TokaidoSaturday, March 2012-1:30 p.m.Click Here
FanFest Gaming Corner: CodenamesSaturday, March 201-4 p.m.Click Here
FanFest Gaming Corner: Forbidden IslandSaturday, March 201-4 p.m.Click Here
FanFest Gaming Corner: 7 WondersSaturday, March 202-3:30 p.m.Click Here
Dungeons and DragonsSunday, March 2112-2:30 p.m.Click Here
Dungeons and DragonsSunday, March 213-5:30pmClick Here
Dungeons and DragonsFriday, March 266-8:30pmClick Here
Among Us (18+)Monday, March 226:30-7pmClick Here
Among Us (18+)Monday, March 227-7:30pmClick Here
Among Us (10-17)Thursday, March 254:30-5pmClick Here
Among Us (10-17)Thursday, March 255-5:30pmClick Here
Fandom BingoWednesday, March 246-7pmClick Here
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Let’s Talk: Favorite Children’s BooksSunday, March 211-1:30pmClick Here
Family StorytimeMonday, March 2210:30-11 a.m.Click Here
Let’s Talk: Superheroes (Grades 1-2)Monday, March 224-4:30pmClick Here
Let’s Talk: Favorite Graphic Novels for Kids (Grades 3-6)Tuesday, March 232-2:30pmClick Here
Let’s Talk: Favorite Shows!Tuesday, March 237-8pmClick Here
Let’s Talk: Graphic Novels and MangaThursday, March 257-8pmClick Here
Let’s Talk: Sci-Fi, Fantasy and True Crime!Friday, March 267-8pmClick Here
Fix-Its, What-Ifs, and WIPs: The World of FanfictionWednesday, March 244-5pmClick Here
Outdoor Storytime at Pocket ParkThursday, March 2510:30-11Click Here
Outdoor Storytime at Pocket ParkThursday, March 253-3:30pmClick Here
CREATE
Boom! Pow! Smash! FanFest Cartooning with Mark Anderson (Grades K-8)Monday, March 222-3pmClick Here
Costume Dance Party for kids and familiesSaturday, March 2710-10:30Click Here
TRIVIA
HamiltonMonday, March 225-10pm
TV SitcomsTuesday, March 235-10pm
Reality TVWednesday, March 245-10pm
Sci-Fi and Fantasy MoviesFriday, March 265-10pm
DisneySaturday, March 2712-5pm

Play Games

Week-long Activities

FanFest 2021 is on Beanstack! Go to mppl.beanstack.org starting March 15 for more information and to log your activities to earn badges. Participants who complete at least 3 Activity Badges in Beanstack will be eligible for a prize.

Crafts-to-Go Kits More Information

Make a superhero shield and cuffs, a Harry Potter house banner, and a Poké Ball! We provide instructions and supplies, and you can add your creativity. Kits will be available starting March 20 and while supplies last. Stop by the library or set up a Parking Lot Pickup at Main or South Branch. Crafts may require some basic household supplies.

Escape Rooms More Information

You’re invited to put your problem-solving skills to the test and solve the Library’s Virtual Escape Rooms! Using Google forms, children and their families can help Monty as he tries to return to his bench before the library opens. Teens and adults can challenge themselves to see if they can solve all the puzzles and escape the library before time runs out.

Outdoor Hero Obstacle Course More Information

Run faster than the speed of light and super smash your way through the course outside of the Library. Strike your best hero pose and share a picture to the FanFest 2021 Padlet Board!

Peeps Challenge More Information

Create a scene from a favorite book, movie, comic, or TV show with squishy, sugary marshmallow Peeps! Kits will be available at Patron Services 3/20-3/27 while supplies last.

Cosplay Runway@Home More Information

Celebrate your favorite pop culture characters! If you’ve got a costume to show off, go ahead and strike a pose, take a picture, and upload it to the Cosplay Runway Padlet Board. Is your dream costume only in your dreams? Not to worry! Share your drawing (or use the Library’s template) and upload your creation.

Scavenger Hunt More Information

Something has happened and the space time continuum has gone crazy! All your favorite characters and fandoms have taken over Mount Prospect and it’s up to you to travel around and find them all! Download the Scavenger Hunt or pick it up at MPPL to begin your adventure

Trivia take home More Information

Looking for a good way to pass a day of lousy “Smarch” weather with the family? Stop by the library or set up a Parking Lot Pickup appointment to pick up an activity kit that will be fun for the whole family! Gather the family to compete against one another to Write, Draw, and Act your way to victory. Supplies included to make a golden trophy for the victor!

FanFest 2021 : March 20 -27