January 18, 2020

11:00 - 4:00 PM

Silver Spring Library
900 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

2020 marks MCPL's fourth Comic Convention. We will be celebrating all things comic and fandom with a variety of events. Come join in the fun at MoComCon! This event is open and accessible to all. We want to attract seasoned comic conventioneers, novices, and the curious of all ages. The event will include a variety of activities, workshops, crafts, displays, exhibits and cosplay — all free of charge.

mocomcon 2020 art contest poster

Art Contest

Draw or paint your favorite comic book, television, or movie character, or create your own. Submit your art at the Information Desk at any MCPL branch. The top 10 entries in each category will be on display at MoComCon in the Silver Spring Library; all other entries will be available for viewing online.

Art Contest Submissions
mocomcon 2020 art contest poster

Cosplay Contest

Dress up as your favorite character from any fandom, book, television show or movie, or invent your own original character!

Contestants must pre-register on the 3 rd Floor starting at 1:00 PM (limit: 20 entrants per age group). Contestants will be judged and prizes awarded according to age group (0–12, 13–17, 18+).

Session Time Location
Super Hero Storytime 10:30 - 11:30 Meeting Room 3rd Floor
Costuming 101 11:30 - 12:30 Meeting Room 3rd Floor
Gareth Hinds (Signing after) 12:45 - 1:45 Meeting Room 3rd Floor
Super Art Fight 2:00 - 3:00 Meeting Room 3rd Floor
Cosplay Contests 3:30 - 4:00 Meeting Room 3rd Floor
Dungeons & Dragons Exhibition 12:00 - 2:00 Teen Study Room 3rd Floor
Photobooth 11:00 - 3:00 Booth 4th Floor
Operation Safe Kids All Day Room 4-06 4th Floor
Gallery Walk All Day Study Room 4th Floor
Occulus Rift All Day Computer Room 4th Floor
Future Makers: Windtubes 11:00 - 3:00 Meeting Room 5th Floor
Facepainting 12:00 - 3:00 Table  5th Floor
Button Maker All Day Table  5th Floor
Scavenger Hunt All Day Entire Floor 5th Floor
Super Hero Training Academy All Day Program Room 5th Floor
DIY Fans All Day Study Room 5th Floor
Pokemon Craft All Day Study Room 5th Floor
Quiet Room / Coloring Pages All Day Study Room 5th Floor

Attendees must adhere to all MCPL Guidelines Governing the Use of Public Libraries and Guidelines for Behavior. No weapons, including replica and costume pieces, will be allowed inside of the event.

To request sign language interpretation or other deaf/hard of hearing services for library-sponsored programs, email, preferably with three business days’ notice, or submit a request online. To request other accommodations, contact your local library.