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Saturday, February 24, 11 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Calling all Whovians, book nerds, Swifties, culture vultures, and all other fans and stans! Join us at FanFest! 

Friends of the Mount Prospect Public Library

All-day Events

Bingo, VR, Scavenger Hunt, Face Painting, Trivia, Crafts and more!    

Drop-in fun for all ages:

BingoMeeting Room A11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Classic Arcade GamesMeeting Room B11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cosplay RunwaySecond floor center11:45 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
CraftsYouth Program Room11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Face PaintingYouth Discovery Zone11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Mario KartTraining Room11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Scavenger HuntLibrary-wide11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Super Smash Bros and Mario KartTraining Room3 - 4 p.m.
TriviaStudy Room 2B or mobile device11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Virtual RealityMeeting Room A11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Registered Events

D&D: Intro to Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Space, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
For grades 3-5 with their families

Have you heard of Dungeons & Dragons and want to learn more about it? Join our adventuresome library staff and Steve Hurovitz from the podcast Reckless Attack to get an introduction to the game in a fun and interactive way. 

Super Smash Bros. Teen Tournament

Training Room
Grades 6-12

Sign-up: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
Tournament: 1- 3 p.m. 

D&D Onboarding Table

11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Sign up for the afternoon sessions, ask questions about D&D, get help creating a character, and more.

D&D Gameplay Sessions

Grades 6-12 and adults

  • Session 1: Teen Space, 1 - 2:30 p.m.  
  • Session 2: Study room 2A, 1 - 2:30 p.m.  
  • Session 3: Teen Space, 2:45 - 4:15 p.m.  
  • Session 4: Study Room 2A, 2:45 - 4:15 p.m.  

Sign-up starts at 11 a.m. at the onboarding table. 7 players per session. Sign up alone or with a group.  

Please arrive at 12:45 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. so sessions can start on time.


Test your knowledge of all things pop culture! Compete for prizes and bragging rights.

Play on your mobile device or in Study Room 2B 

Play anytime during the event. Join us on anytime for a fun-filled, fast-paced game of trivia. Compete against your family, friends, and neighbors for bragging rights, and maybe even a prize! 

Log in to the trivia game with an e-mail address to be entered into a prize drawing. To collect the prize, winners must visit the library.


Ahsoka TanoIndiana Jones
Barbie: The MovieMinecraft
Classic PixarOne Piece
Disney PrincessesThe Super Mario Bros. Movie
FriendsTaylor Swift Eras

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Code of Conduct

  • No real or realistic weapons
     Replica weapons must be identifiable as fake from at least ten feet away.
  • Costumes should be appropriate for the Library
    Please bear in mind that this is an all-ages, family-friendly event
  • Cosplay is not consent
    Respect other attendees' personal space; a costume is not an invitation to be touched.
  • Ask before snapping
    Ask directly for permission before taking anyone's picture.
  • Keep this place safe from harassment
    Aggressive behavior and unwanted attention will not be tolerated.  If you witness this conduct, please tell a FanFest staffer.
  • Keep an eye on your personal property
    The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items; unattended items will be removed.  
  • The Library is still operating
    Standard rules of Library conduct still apply.  Disruptive behavior - which includes simulated combat - can result in being dismissed for the day.

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