Teens: Can't Make it Comic-Con? Come to ATAcon!

Can't make it to Comic-Con in San Diego? Get your fandom on at the Atascocita Branch Library's first convention, ATAcon. We have 5 days full of programming including a VIP party. 

Need a Hogwarts House Scarf? Learn how to crochet with Camp Stitch-a-Lot: Fandom Crochet from July 6-12th at 2pm.Pick from several designs including Harry Potter, Doctor Who, and Minecraft. This program is open to tweens and teens between the ages of 10-18 years old. Attendance is required all five days. Registration is available at the front desk. . 

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Teens and Tweens: Deck the Halls with Nerdflakes

Deck the halls with fandom snowflakes! Create your very own Nerdflakes on Thursday, December 12th at 4:30pm. In addition to paper snowflakes, we will also create acrylic one based on Homestuck, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, random anime, and other fandoms. 

Get Your Geek On @ 3 Local Conventions


One of the advantages of being a geek in a large city is the wonderful conventions in my own backyard. I admit it. I am a con addict. I have been going to fandom conventions since 1984 and will probably still be going when I have to incorporate my walker into my cosplay. During March and April, I have three opportunities to get my geek on with one comic/scifi/fantasy convention and two anime conventions in town.




Conventional Wisdom: Teens @ Anime Conventions

 I have a confession to make. I am a fangirl. I love everything about fandom but one of my favorite things is conventions. I have been to science fiction, fantasy, anime, comic book and cult tv conventions. Conventions are great places to find the latest in anime and manga, not to mention t-shirts, plushies, action figures, and anything else you can imagine. Interested? In Houston, you  have two chances to get your fan on either this Halloween at Oni-Con or this Easter at Anime Matsuri. Here are some tips, and books, to make your con going experience fun and stress-free.

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