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LibraryCon Live!
FREE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET

Your chance to win an Oculus Rift for your school or library! Join us at LibraryCon Live!

We're just one week away from our second annual LibraryCon Live! free virtual conference. Register now to join Library Journal and School Library Journal for this day-long celebration of beloved authors of fandom stories and characters, from pulse-pounding sci-fi horror to innovative reboots of classic series to mind-bending speculative fiction across formats. You'll also learn from librarians and industry insiders on how to plan and host your own Comic Con-style event.

This year's exciting agenda at-a-glance

Opening Keynote

Victor LaValleDestroyer (BOOM! Studios)

Moderator:
Mahnaz Dar, Reference and Professional Reading Editor, Library Journal & School Library Journal

Panel: Women Creators in the Lead

Karen Berger, Editor, Berger Books (Dark Horse)
Gwenda Bond, Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds (Del Rey)
Amy Chu, Summit (Lion Forge)
Dana Simpson, Phoebe and Her Unicorn (Andrews McMeel)

Moderator:
Sam Maggs, Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History; Fangirl's Guide to the Galaxy; Editor, The Mary Sue (Quirk Books)

Lunch Keynote

Mariko Tamaki, Supergirl: Being Super and Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass (DC Comics, Abrams)

Moderator:
Shelley Diaz, Reviews Manager, School Library Journal

Panel: Hosting Your Own Comic Con-style Event

Rachel Gagnon, Teen Services Librarian, Haverhill Public Library (MA)
Justin Kontonicolaou, YA Servies Supervisor, Ridgewood Public Library (NJ)
Justin Portelli, Supervising Library Assistant/Technology Supervisor, Fair Lawn Public Library (NJ)

Moderator:
Brian Hibbs, Store Owner, Comix Experience (Lion Forge)

Panel: Children's and YA

Greg Neri, Grand Theft Horse (Lee & Low)
Chad Sell, Cardboard Kingdom (Random House Children's Books)
Tui Sutherland, Wings of Fire (Scholastic)
Mark Tatulli, Short & Skinny (Little, Brown)

Moderator:
Mahnaz Dar

Panel: Fan Faves

Jo Whittemore, Supergirl: Age of Atlantis (Abrams)
Jeremy Whitley, Princeless (Diamond)
F.C. Yee, The Rise of Kyoshi (Abrams)

Closing Keynote

Margie Stohl, The Life of Captain Marvel (Marvel)

Moderator:
Kiera Parrott, Reviews Director, Library Journal & School Library Journal

Register

SPONSORS

Penguin Random House
Diamond
Abrams
Andrews McMeel
BOOM! Studios
Dark Horse Comics
DC Comics
First Second
Image Comics
Junior Library Guild
Lee & Low Books
Lion Forge
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Macmillan Children's
Marvel
Penguin Young Readers
Random House Children's Books
Scholastic
See you there!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Register Now


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