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Posted: Monday, July 7, 2014 12:42 pm

Do you have a story inside you? Do you sketch or doodle? Do you like comics or anime?

MegaMania!! is all the comics, gaming, cosplay, and writing and art workshops you’ve loved the past four years, but better than ever! The Pima County Public Library is partnering with Pima Community College to put on a mega-sized comics and gaming convention like no other. It’s free and open to the public.

Become a part of the stories, books, and comics that you love. Your library loves them as much as you do!Here’s just a mini sample of the mega-fun you can have:

Workshops with local authors and artists

Video games and board games, including a Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament and life-sized Angry Birds

  • Cosplay (costumes) creation station, workshop, and contest
  • Anime Astronomy with Portable Planetariums
  • Play the hit Japanese game show Silent Library
  • DC vs. Marvel superhero giant chess
  • Create your own voiceover for your favorite anime
  • Try Japanese snacks and learn calligraphy and martial arts
  • Free comics giveaway at our Bookbike

WHAT:           MegaMania!!

WHEN:           Saturday, July 12, 2-6 pm

WHERE:  Pima Community College, Downtown Campus, 1255 N. Stone Ave.

WHO:            Designed for teens, 20s, and anyone who loves celebrating their nerdiness

About Pima County Public Library

The Pima County Public Library (PCPL), which is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, enriches lives and builds community through opportunities to learn, know, interact and grow. With 27 public libraries serving nearly one million people in Tucson and the surrounding communities of Arivaca, Green Valley, Sahuarita, South Tucson, Ajo, Marana, Oro Valley and Catalina, PCPL provides a wide range of free services that contribute to the economic development of the community.  For more information, visit

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