OLPL Fan Fest: An All-ages Celebration of Pop Culture / May 11, 2024

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OLPL Fan Fest

Saturday, May 11, 2024

An all-ages celebration of pop culture and free comic books!


  • Free Comic Books
  • Local vendors, artists and writers
  • Panels
  • Crafts and activities
  • All-day photo booth
  • Cosplay competition
  • After-hours adult trivia

Check out our photo gallery of last year’s festivities!


“Help us, [INSERT YOUR NAME HERE]! You’re our only hope!”

The Oak Lawn Public Library is looking for local artists, writers, creators, vendors and performers to share their comic book-related talent, skills and knowledge at OLPL Fan Fest, a celebration of pop-culture for all ages on Saturday, May 11, 2024. 

Complete your application by Jan. 2, 2024 Apply Here!

We will notify selected applicants no later than Jan. 31, 2024.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Elaina Dague by calling the library at (708) 422-4990, ext. 545 or via email at edague@olpl.org.


The Oak Lawn Public Library is looking for sponsors to support the eighth annual OLPL Fan Fest, a celebration of pop-culture for all ages on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

To help this event reach the community, the Library is requesting donations for prizes and other sponsorships, including but not limited to: guest speakers, artwork, graphic novels, comic books, craft prizes, gift baskets, gift cards, merchandise, buttons, lanyards, stickers, pens and more to fill our tote bags.

We will advertise this event, its vendors and its sponsors through social media, the Library’s website and our community-wide newsletter. Unless you wish otherwise, we would feature your company name and logo prominently on all publicity for the event. To have your company’s name included in our promotions, please notify us of your donation by February 1, 2024. Please deliver donations to the library by March 31, 2024.

Please contact Zac Frazier at zfrazier@olpl.org or call (708) 422-4990 ext. 505 to become a sponsor.