All items subject to change
First Floor Panels (Margie Edinger Room)
Entrance to panels will be through the children's area doors to the Margie Edinger Room.
- 10:15 am. Great Graphic Novels for Kids, Teens, and Adults
Librarians shine a spotlight on their favorite graphic novels, comics, and manga for kids, teens, and adults. PRESENTATION SLIDE FROM LAST YEAR
- 11:00 am. Meet the Author! Q&A with Phoebe and Her Unicorn creator Dana Simpson
Meet the creator of the New York Times bestselling comic Phoebe and Her Unicorn and ask her all your questions about art, humor, and Marigold Heavenly Nostrils. 20 lucky attendees will receive a free copy of Dana's book!
- 12:00 pm. Storytelling in Comics with The Walt Disney Family Museum
Learn about the art of telling stories through comics with The Walt Disney Family Museum.
- 1:00 pm. Inside Pixar’s Visual Effects with Daniel Clark
Visual effects artist Daniel Clark takes us behind-the-scenes of films like The Incredibles 2, Cars 3, and Finding Dory to share how Pixar artists create the amazing effects that bring ocean waves, car chases, and superheroes to life on the big screen.
- 2:00 pm. The Secrets of an Arts Career with VampyBitMe and J★RYU
Come talk cosplay, sculpting, toys, fashion and the freelance art industry with internet cosplay sensation VampyBitMe and Los Angeles-based sculptor J★RYU. Signings by the panelists will follow the talk.
Second Floor Panels (Central Studio, 2nd Floor):
- 10:30 am. Quick Draw!
The fastest pens in the West! Artists take requests from the audience and create quick cartoon art right before your eyes in this fast and funny panel.
- 11:15 am. Drawing Demo with Gaz Gretsky
Learn to draw superheroes, robots, and more with Gaz Gretsky, professional illustrator, animator, and comic artist.
- 12:15 pm. Draw with Phoebe and Her Unicorn creator Dana Simpson
Learn tips and tricks of drawing your own comics with Dana Simpson, author of the New York Times bestselling series Phoebe and Her Unicorn.
- 1:15 pm. Dana Simpson Signing
Meet Phoebe and Her Unicorn creator Dana Simpson and get your book or poster signed. Books will be available for purchase at the signing.
- 2:15 pm. Light It Up! Using Electronics in Costumes and Cosplay with Amped Atelier
Learn how to add lights, bells, and whistles to your cosplay or costume with Sahrye and Hal from Amped Atelier. Stick around for an LED craft (limited to the first 50 attendees).
Signings & Autographs:
1:15 pm. Dana Simpson, creator of Phoebe and Her Unicorn
Books will be available for purchase at this signing.
3:00 pm. VampyBitMe and J★RYU
Arielle’s Reading Corner
Photos will be available for purchase at this signing.
Please note: All items listed on this page are subject to change.
Activities (See Guide for Locations):
- Gunpla build contest for prizes
- Team Trivia Contest
- Cosplay Contest for all ages
- Anime Screenings in the Teen Pavilion
- Artist Alley
- Tabletop Gaming throughout the day
- Santa Clara Tap Water Express Truck
- Sidewalk Chalk Comic Art
- Library Bookmobile
- Library Raffles
- Saber Guild Lightsaber Training and Demos
Character Photos (Library Cafe, 1st Floor):
11:00 am. R2-D2
11:30 am. Fairy Godmother & Evil Step Sisters
12:00 pm. 501st Legion of Stormtroopers
12:30 pm. Princess Cosplay Group
1:00 pm. The Rebel Legion
1:30 pm. Team Sunrise
2:00 pm. Mandalorian Mercs
2:30 pm. 501st Legion of Stormtroopers
Character Storytimes (Preschool Pavilion/Picture Books, 1st Floor):
11:00 am. Storytime with Darth Vader
12:00 pm. Storytime with Batgirl
2:00 pm. Storytime with Fairy Godmother & Evil Step Sisters
3:00 pm. Storytime with Princess Leia & R2-D2
Food (Library Parking Lot, Cafe & Parkside)
- The Meating Spot Food Truck (front parking lot)
- Sarah's Latin Taste Food Truck (front parking lot)
- Tap Water Express (front parking lot)
- Cafe Sarah (library first floor)
- Farmhouse Chick (parkside entrace)
All items listed on this page are subject to change.
Comic Book Picture Frames
Harry Potter Felt Ties
Pokemon Pom-Pom Keychains
Infinity Gauntlet Bracelet