Coeur d'con is a comic convention celebrating books, movies, games, manga, comics, and all of the many avenues of geek culture. Entrance to the convention is free, with local businesses, artists, and experts exhibiting and selling their goods throughout the library, offering a plethora of unique wares and perspectives on pop culture.
This event is organized, and hosted, by the the staff (and volunteers) of the Coeur d'Alene Public Library. Staff and volunteers offer a variety of themed crafts, games and other activities, with events for every age group throughout the day. All library-led crafts and activities will be free for participants.
Attendees can explore new and emerging technologies, both fun and functional, with the SPLAT! Tech Petting Zoo, gamers of all types can take a few minutes to challenge opponents in the open gaming lounge or in our tabletop gaming center.
But what would a comic con be without costumes? Fans are encouraged to dress to impress for Coeur d'con whether they are in the cosplay contest or not. As this will be a family-friendly even, participants are encouraged to keep costumes tasteful and appropriate for the audience.
Are you a budding artist looking to show your skills to the community? Enter the Coeur d'Con Fan Art Contest by downloading the application from the website or by picking up an entry form at the library. Winners will be selected by popular vote from each age category: pre-school (0-6,) kids (7-12,) teens (13-17,) and adults (18+,) and will be contacted after the convention. Pieces can be 2 or 3 dimensional and, as with the costumes, should be appropriate for a family-friendly event.
Interested in participating as a panelist, presenter, guest, vendor, or artist? Check out the Vendor & Artists tab or the Panels, Fan Meetups, & Activity Zones tabs on the website where you can access applications, keep up with the latest updates, and contact event coordinators. You can also RSVP to the event on Facebook.
Get in touch with con staff by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org, messaging us at www.facebook.com/coeurdcon, using the contact tab above, or by leaving a comment on the site.