Express your fandom at Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library's 2nd annual mini-convention! Celebrate your passion, be it comics, video games, anime and manga, movies and TV series, or book series.
Save the date! KingCon will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Check back here for the latest news.
Are you creative? Enter our King Con Art Contest! Whatever your fandom is; Anime, Comics, TV or movies; your submission is welcomed. Pieces must be brought to the Adult Reference Desk, ready to be hung, no later than July 22nd. No late entries will be accepted. There are 3 categories, Children, Teen, and Adult, and there will be one winner for each category. Come on and show off your artsy side!
We're looking for artists, vendors and panelists for our comic/anime convention on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 10 am - 4 pm. If you would like to apply, please fill out the appropriate application below.
Applications must be received by June 30, 2019. Space is limited. Submission of an application does not guarantee a space. Applicants will be notified of space availability as soon as possible but no later than Friday, July 5, 2019.
A table (30" x 72") and chairs will be provided by the library. There is a $5 fee for a table. Cash
payments may be made in person. Money orders may be sent by mail to:
Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
RE: King Con
10 W. Ramapo Road
Garnerville, NY 10923
Payments sent by mail must pay to Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library or HKDPL. Please indicate that it is for King Con. Payment must be received by July 19, 2019.
If you have any questions, please get in touch with Catherine Campos at (845) 786-3800 ext. 22.
We are looking for prize donations for KingCon. If you have new or like new geeky items and/or books; please bring them to the Adult Reference desk at the Main Library. Thank you for your generosity!
All Day Marathon
10 am - 4 pm
For all ages. Enjoy a taste of various cult favorites!
10:30 am - Avatar: The Last Airbender (Y7)
11:15 am - Dragon Ball Z (PG)
11:50 am - Buffy, the Vampire Slayer (1997, PG)
12:40 pm - Teen Titans Go! (PG)
1:25 pm - Dr. Who (2010, PG)
2:10 pm - Howl's Moving Castle (2004, PG)
Candy Sushi Workshop
For all ages. Create (and eat!) your own delicious candy sushi roll.
Celebrating with Pokémon Go
10 am - 4 pm
Pokémon Go trainers! Enjoy 6 hours of lures in celebration of King Con.
For all ages. Come dressed up as your favorite character and enter our cosplay contest! Registration is from 10 am - 2 pm. Winners will be announced at 3 pm. One winner per age group will win fabulous prizes!
11 am - 3 pm
For all ages. Get your face painted with your favorite character or design!
Magic and Games Corner
Hang out with Ben Perez! Learn how to play Magic the Gathering and a variety of other board games.
Modern Speculative Writing
For all ages. Speculative fiction requires using your imagination to create entirely new worlds and it has never been more popular! In this panel, learn from authors in science fiction and fantasy on how to write your own speculative fiction novel. All attendees will leave with the tools to write their own story!
My Game Show Academia
For teens and up. Join the UA students Deku, Todoroki, Bakugo, Ojiro, and Jirou in a game show with your host Aizawa-sensei. There will be multiple fun mini-games that will get the audience involved in the fun, as well as winning some prizes. Get ready to get PLUS ULTRA!!
For all ages. Special Effects (SFX) is a form of art that combines make up, painting, sculpting, and imagination. There are millions of ways to create a special effects make up! This panel would explain the basics of SFX, from the cheap materials to the expensive all while demonstrating and teaching how to begin as a SFX artist.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament
Compete with your favorite character and find out who is the best! Register for the tournament and practice from 10 am - 12:30 pm. The tournament begins at 1 pm. Prizes to be announced. May the best win!
Write Your Name in Japanese
For all ages. Learn katakana then write your name on card stock and take it home! Katakana is an angular writing system used in Japanese primarily for words of foreign origin.
Thank you to Lion Forge Comics, Image Comics, DC Comics, Carla L., Jackie G., Mark Zaino, Rio A. and all the others who have donated swag for our upcoming King Con. Also, thank you to Alyssa Colina for making our latest King Con flyer! Your generosity is appreciated!