Join us on March 23, 2019!

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 23, 2019! 

 

Gilmer County Library: “Heroes & Villains” Schedule

March 23, 2019 (All Day)

Hero & Villain Coloring Pages & Crafts

Enjoy hero-and-villain-themed coloring pages and crafts. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (All Day)

Green Screen Photo Booth

Create your very own Sequoyah-Con souvenir by stopping by our photo booth. Pose in front of a “super” background with help from the green screen. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

Hero Storytime: Meet a Firefighter

Dress up as your favorite hero (or villain) and meet a local firefighter during this special storytime! Try your hand at firefighting inside an obstacle course! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM)

Hero & Villain Training Camp

Will you be a hero or a villain? Test your skills to see if you’ll be joining the Heroes Alliance or the Federation of Villains. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM)

Waffle Bar

Even superheroes and villains need to eat! Fuel up for your full day at Sequoyah-Con at our free waffle bar. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (12:30 PM – 2:30 PM)

Mission: Rescue

Real heroes, real stories. Hear from local officers and search-and-rescue personnel as they tell their stories of daring missions that will put you on the edge of your seat. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (3:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Heroes & Villains Team Trivia

Do you know your hero and villain lore? Assemble your super team for some friendly competition and battle it out for trivia supremacy. For teens and adults.

 

 

Pickens County Library: “Paranormal Pickens” Map and Schedule

March 23, 2019 (All Day)

Paranormal Coloring Pages & Crafts

Enjoy ghost-themed coloring pages and crafts. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (All Day)

Spooky Scavenger Hunt

Search the library for supernatural entities and clues by using the HP Reveal augmented reality app! A prize awaits all who complete the hunt. Tablets with the AR app installed are provided, or you may use your own device. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (All Day)

Teen Advisory Board Bake Sale

The Pickens TAB members are bringing their bake sale to Sequoyah-Con. Choose from a variety of treats and stock up on sweets as you enter and exit the library! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

Banshee BINGO

Join us for BINGO with a spooky twist! Face your fears and compete to win prizes! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

Author Visit: Lisa M. Russell

Join us as we welcome author Lisa M. Russell, who is speaking about her recent book Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia. A selection of Lisa M. Russell’s books will be available for purchase (and signing!). For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

R.T. Jones Memorial Library: “A Celebration of Gaming” Map and Schedule

March 23, 2019 (All Day)

Photo Booth

Take convention selfies and share them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more with #SequoyahCon! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (10:00 AM – 2:00 PM)

Sims Plumbob Hat Craft

Don’t have a costume for Sequoyah-Con? Make your very own Sims Plumbob hat for quick and easy cosplay! Materials are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (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 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (10:30 AM – 11:30 AM)

D&D Game Mastering 101

Learn the ins and outs of being a Dungeons & Dragons Game Master! We’ll be discussing all things D&D. Guest panelists include longtime and newly-experienced Dungeon Masters sharing perspectives and a few tricks of their trade. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (11:00 AM – 5:00 PM)

Tabletop Game Demos with Weekly Games

Join Josh Weekly from Weekly Games for a day filled with tabletop game demos! You won’t want to miss this chance to experience upcoming games and classic tabletop favorites. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (11:30 AM – 1:30 PM)

Drop-In VR: Pick Your Experience!

Pick your very own virtual reality experience using our VR headsets! Participants are guaranteed ten minutes, and may be allowed more time depending on attendance. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (12:00 PM – 3:00 PM)

Lil’ Bites Food Truck

Dare to be truly happy! Lil’ Bites is bringing their food truck to help us fuel up for our full day at Sequoyah-Con. A variety of tasty treats are available for purchase. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (12:00 PM – 4:00 PM)

There’s Been a Murder at the Library!

Join our interactive murder mystery party and help us solve the case! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

 

March 23, 2019 (12:00 PM – 5:30 PM)

Intro to Dungeons & Dragons

Interested in this popular tabletop role-playing game? Watch a D&D game being played live (and possibly join in). No prior experience necessary. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (1:30 PM – 2:30 PM)

Video Game Character Costume Contest

It simply isn’t a convention without some cosplay! Come dressed as your favorite video game character for the chance to win some really cool prizes! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (2:30 PM – 5:00 PM)

Sequoyah-Con Matinée: “Ready Player One”

Join us for the recent book-to-movie feature: Ready Player One (Rated PG-13). Refreshments are provided. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (3:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament

Think you’ve got what it takes to be our champion and win the grand prize? Let’s settle it in SMASH! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required; call 770-479-3090 (Ext. 228) to sign up.

 

March 23, 2019 (4:30 PM – 5:30 PM)

Gaming Roll-A-Panel

Join our panel of game enthusiasts as they jump from subject to subject during our roll-a-panel gaming discussion! For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

Woodstock Public Library: “Play Throughout the Day” Map and Schedule

March 23, 2019 (11:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Gaming of All Kinds

A selection of board games, puzzles, and tablets with pre-downloaded app games are available for extra play throughout the day. Pick and choose how you game! All skill levels are welcome. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (11:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Sphero Station

“Beep boop beep boop beep!” – BB-8, probably. Ever wanted to play with a robot in real life? Get a crash course with our Sphero SPRK+ robots! Learn how to code these little guys and then interact with them during free-play. All skill levels are welcome. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (11:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Video Game Party

Visit our video gaming setup and play on the big screen with family and friends. Enjoy classic Atari games or swerve to dodge banana peels in Mario Kart. Last one to the finish line is a rotten Yoshi Egg! All skill levels are welcome. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (11:00 AM – 3:00 PM)

Virtual Reality Station

Explore the universe without ever leaving the library at our hands-on virtual reality station! Staff members are on-hand to teach the basics as you embark on an immersive virtual reality adventure. All skill levels are welcome. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (1:00 PM – 2:00 PM)

Kendama Klub

A kendama is a Japanese skill toy that has become popular all over the world. Use one of our kendama (or bring your own) and share your tips and tricks with others. All skill levels are welcome. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

March 23, 2019 (1:00 PM – 3:00 PM)

Cornhole Competition

Tired of staring at a screen whenever you want to game? Get some fresh air and test your skills in this easy-to-learn, non-electronic bean bag throwing game. For all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.

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