All Ages

Halloween Cosplay Panel

"Costume Play," or Cosplay, is the art of designing, creating, and wearing costumes that look like your favorite characters. For cosplayers, it can be like Halloween all year long! Join our panel of cosplayers as they talk about what drew them to cosplay and share tips for creating the perfect costume. Whether you're going to a convention, looking to pick up Halloween ideas, or just curious about this phenomenon, our cosplayers can help introduce you to this creative and popular hobby.

Sat, 09/30/2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Author Visit: Sieglinde Martin, Small Feet on the Run

In honor of the International Day of Peace, join local author Sieglinde Martin as she talks about her book Small Feet on the Run. Her book tells the true stories of eighteen children who grew up in Europe during World War II learning to cope and survive despite the war and upheaval happening around them. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and a signing will follow.

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Party

Welcome back to Hogwarts! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was published in the U.K. twenty years ago! As students start their year at Hogwarts, come to the library and celebrate Harry Potter at a magical party for all ages.  You'll be able to see real-life fantastic beasts, visit Ollivander's wand shop and much more. Visit Gramercy Books and Kittie's Cafe across the street for even more magic. There will be a costume contest as well as other chances to win prizes donated by Gramercy Books. Dress in your best wizarding robes! Thanks to the Friends of Bexley Public Library for making this possible.


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