Join us on March 24, 2018!

The Sequoyah Regional Library System presents a mini-convention featuring popular fandoms, panels, activities, and programs; all for free!
All ages are welcome to participate in scheduled events that will take place at the Pickens, Gilmer, Woodstock, and R.T. Jones libraries!
First hosted in 2016 to great success, Sequoyah-Con is scheduled for March 24, 2018 and March 23, 2019! 
Lead-In Programs

Lead-In Programs

R.T. Jones Memorial Library
March 5, 2018 (6:00 PM – 7:30 PM)
Marvel Universe Panel
We’re gearing up for Sequoyah-Con with a panel on all things Marvel! Join us, geek out, and express your superhero fandom love as our panelists address a series of Marvel film topics. Refreshments are provided.

Woodstock Public Library
March 17, 2018 (3:00 PM – 4:30 PM)
Youth Cosplay 101
Leading up to Sequoyah-Con and our first-ever cosplay contest, we’re studying different types of cosplay materials and talking about how to make a costume that is perfect for you! Bring an existing project if you’ve started one and we can help. For grades K-5; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Woodstock Public Library
March 17, 2018 (4:30 PM – 5:45 PM)
Teen Cosplay 101
Leading up to Sequoyah-Con and our first-ever cosplay contest, we’re studying different types of cosplay materials and talking about how to make a costume that is perfect for you! Bring an existing project if you’ve started one and we can help. For grades 6-12.

Pickens County Library
March 23, 2018 (1:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
Craft Geeky
Drop in and prepare for Sequoyah-Con with geeky crafts, or make something to go with a costume! Instructions and materials are provided. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Technology Act Grants to States Program. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Gilmer County Library Programs

Gilmer County Library

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Creature Crafts
Make-n-take mixed media crafts! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Interactive Museum & Art Gallery
Explore this art gallery of mythical creatures and then vote for your favorites! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Mythical Creature Carnival Games
Play “Pick the Troll’s Nose”, “Pin the Eyeball on the Cyclops”, and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Photo Booth
Take convention selfies and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more with #SequoyahCon! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (11:00 AM – 12:30 PM)
Expedition Bigfoot
Participate in a discussion and show-&-tell about the mysterious creature known as Bigfoot! Learn about the fascinating history and current research into the legend itself. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
Beastly Bingo
Play Bingo to win awesome 3D-Printed Bigfoot keychains, mermaid magnets, and mythical creature-themed books! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (2:00 PM – 3:30 PM)
Mythical Creature Scavenger Hunt
Using an augmented reality app and a riddle sheet, explore the library while searching for mythical creatures! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Pickens County Library Programs

Pickens County Library

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
3D Printing
See what 3D Printing is all about! Learn about this innovative technology and how to request your own 3D-Printed design. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Photo Booth
Take convention selfies and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more with #SequoyahCon! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Virtual Reality
Experience virtual reality with our Oculus Rift headsets! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Technology Act Grants to States Program. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM)
Sphero SPRK+ Robots
Play and code with our Sphero SPRK+ robots! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Technology Act Grants to States Program. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (11:30 AM – 12:30 PM)
Cosplay Contest
Want to show off your Con costumes? The contest will be held with a guest judge, and the best homemade costume will be awarded a Buddha Board! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (12:30 PM – 1:30 PM)
Jedi Training
Don’t let Rey be the last Jedi! Make a mini-lightsaber and learn Jedi tactics and skills with North Georgia Martial Arts. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (1:30 PM – 2:30 PM)
Doctor Who Trivia
Our friends from Ball Ground are coming to find out if you know all about Doctor Who! Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served! For ages 12 and older.

March 24, 2018 (2:30 PM – 4:00 PM)
Muggle Quidditch
Bring a broom (or something similar) because we’re playing Quidditch! The Muggle version, that is… no flying required! For ages 10 and older; muggles of all ages are welcome to watch and cheer the players.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library Programs

 

R.T. Jones Memorial Library

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Photo Booth
Take convention selfies and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more with #SequoyahCon! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Sherlock Face Morph Wall
Think you have the observation skills of the greatest detective in the world? Swing by our Sherlock Face Morph Wall and find out! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (10:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Artist Alley
Meet with local artists and view/purchase their work! Sequoyah Regional Library System and Sequoyah-Con are not responsible for financial transactions between artists and attendees. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (10:30 AM – 11:00 AM)
Family Storytime
Family storytimes are designed for families with children of all ages. Storytime is followed by a craft activity. Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

March 24, 2018 (11:00 AM – 11:50 AM)
Classic 1980s Sci-Fi Roll-a-Panel
We’ll be rolling a twelve-sided die created on our 3D Printer to choose a classic 80s Sci-Fi movie to discuss every five minutes! The selection of movies was voted on and decided by our followers on Facebook and Twitter! Hang out and discuss your favorite flicks from back in the day. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (11:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
Parks and Recreation: Leslie Knope Waffle Bar
Drop by our Waffle Bar, stocked with all the toppings your heart desires! Because why would anyone ever want to eat anything other than breakfast food? For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM)
Droid Obstacle Course Build
Calling all teens and adults! Help us create obstacle courses to challenge our LEGO Mindstorm Robots! Teams may challenge each other to see who can create the most difficult course.

March 24, 2018 (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
The Galactic Academy
Are you a die-hard Star Wars fan? Sit in on the Galactic Academy Panel, where they’ll discuss all things Star Wars, costuming for kids, and world-wide fandom events that they’ve participated in! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (12:00 PM – 5:30 PM)
Introduction to Dungeons & Dragons
Interested in learning about role-playing games? Watch a game being played, then maybe join in! No prior experience is necessary. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
Lemoncello’s Library Scavenger Hunt
Can you figure out the clues and escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library? This Scavenger Hunt has been designed by the Librarian himself and is sure to be fun for the entire family! Prizes will be given to all participants! Children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM)
Classic 1980s Movie: “Back to the Future”
Join us as we watch the 1980s classic Back to the Future (Rated PG). Popcorn will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM)
Droid Challenge
See if you can navigate different obstacle courses with our LEGO Mindstorm Robots! Do you have a droid of your own? Bring it and try to conquer the competition! This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Technology Act Grants to States Program. For ages 7 and older; children must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (3:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
LEGO Club
Children may work alone or in teams to build LEGO masterpieces! LEGO and DUPLO are provided. Children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (3:30 PM – 4:30 PM)
1980s Disney Trivia
Calling all teens and adults! Are you a die-hard Disney fan? Test your skills in 80s Disney Movie Trivia, hosted by the Cherokee County Teen Advisory Board! Snacks will be provided.

March 24, 2018 (4:30 PM – 5:20 PM)
Sequoyah Trek
Enjoy a panel about Star Trek, featuring guest panelists from a local sci-fi-themed radio show! Discuss the recent films, past favorites, and the new series Star Trek: Discovery! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (6:30 PM – 7:30 PM)
Sherlock Holmes Trivia Contest
Calling all teens and adults! Get your investigation squad together and suss out the clues to win our Sherlock Holmes trivia contest! Prizes will be awarded to the top placing teams or individuals. Door prizes will be given away and refreshments will be served!

 

Woodstock Public Library Programs

Woodstock Public Library

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Art Gallery Walk
View the art of fellow patrons and burgeoning artists alike! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Comic / Graphic Novel / Manga Exchange
Have some old comics you want to get rid of? Why not exchange them for different ones? Single issue comic books, trade paperbacks, graphic novels, and manga are all welcome! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Doll Box Photo Booth
Do your best action pose in our hand-crafted, life-sized doll box! Share your selfies on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more with #SequoyahCon! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Superhero Café
All conned out? Take a break for some refreshments! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (All Day)
Superhero Photo-Op
Attention, con-goers! Superheroes are all over the library! Grab a picture with them (or get an autograph) before they disappear into the night to fight more crime! Share your photos on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more with #SequoyahCon! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (10:00 AM – 10:30 AM)
Storytime with Batman
Batman reads, too! But he especially loves reading to YOU. Join us for a very special story time session with the Dark Knight himself! Children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

March 24, 2018 (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM)
Real-Life Superheroes
Meet some of our local superheroes and get a tour of their “Batmobiles”. We’re proud to have our local firefighters and policemen at the library to give everyone a tour of their cars and trucks! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (12:00 PM – 3:00 PM)
Escape the Room: Teen Titans
Channel your inner detective as you try your luck in our Escape the Room: Teen Titans challenge! For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (12:30 PM – 1:30 PM)
How to Be a Warrior
Want to become the fiercest warrior this side of Themyscira? The library can help you suit up with tough warrior armor and train as you search for hidden clues to become the next Wonder Woman or Thor! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (1:30 PM – 3:00 PM)
Cosplay Contest
Compete with others in a show of costume craftsmanship! Show off your creations on-stage for our judges and be entered to win a fabulous prize. For all ages; children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

March 24, 2018 (3:30 PM – 5:30 PM)
Superhero Movie: “Wonder Woman”
Watch Wonder Woman save the world in her most recent feature film (Rated PG-13)! After all, she did win our “Wonder Woman VS Thor” contest. Refreshments are provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

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