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!


    • The Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn
    • Costumers with a Cause
    • TrashGoblins, Inc.
    • Charlie’s Godzilla Collection
    • Bookie’s Bookstore
    • Jefferies Books
    • Myah Bawadi, Fantasy Author
    • Rebecca Garner, Author
    • Starchild
    • Sara Fujimura, Author
    • Cloud Orchid Publishing
    • Gumbo Fiction Salon presents: Brendan Detzner & Tina Jens
    • Otaku Haven
    • Serpent & Flame Candle Co.
    • JB’s Pops
    • Animezing Ears
    • Voodoo D’Vil
    • Moonfire Bakery
    • Mystery Unincorporated
    • Randomthunk Productions
    • Cards Xtcetera
    • CSPL Studio 1 & Fat Cat Stickers
    • Joe Galvan
    • La Rosa Escobedo
    • James Tampa Artist
    • Steph Stanga Illustration
    • Kensai Productions
    • Yamcans
    • Epoch Publications and Art Services
    • SunnySide Art

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.


  • Express Med Spa
  • Image Comics
  • Olivia Carpenter Real Estate
  • Galloping Ghost Arcade
  • Oni Press
  • JB’s Pops

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.