Aurora Mini-Con 2021

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Hop in - we're going back to the library!

Celebrate all things pop culture with your library, virtually! Enter contests and follow us for updates here on Engage Aurora and join us for even more fun on social media!

Hop in - we're going back to the library!

Celebrate all things pop culture with your library, virtually! Enter contests and follow us for updates here on Engage Aurora and join us for even more fun on social media!

  • Exhibit Hall

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    Check out our totally rad community partners!


    Stace Johnson - Author & Musician


    Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center


    CubeeCraft

    Special thank you to CubeeCraft for providing our Print & Play downloadables!


    Denver Community Credit Union


    Dragon's Eye Designs



    It's Just So You


    Full Bloom Color Imagination - Artist Jimmy Strange


    Launch Pad Brewery

    Put your knowledge to the test with trivia! Click here to play.


    Wizard's Chest


    Aurora Animal Shelter


    Aurora Dance Arts


    Aurora History Museum


    City of Aurora Parks, Recreation & Open Space

    - Esports (Recreation & Sports)

    - Open Space and Natural Resources Division


    Aurora Police Department





  • Fandom Contests

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    Show off your favorite fandoms through art - fan art, fan fiction, cosplay and more!

    Virtual Aurora Mini Con is back! Join us Aug. 28 & 29 online for a weekend of fun celebrating all things pop culture! Throughout August, celebrate your favorite characters and series with our Fandom Contests! More details below.

    By entering these contests, you give Aurora Public Library permission to share your photo or work on our website and social media as well as publish it in our community zine (coming September 2021). All entries must be rated PG. Aurora Public Library reserves the right to not share entries that are more mature than PG.

    Send entries to APLReadingRocks@AuroraGov.org, post it here on Engage Aurora, or tag APL on social media. Please include your name and phone number or email address with your entry so we can contact you if you win! All entries must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27 to be entered into the contest.

    Follow us on social media to join the Aurora Mini Con fun!

    Facebook - Instagram - Twitter


    Cosplay Contest

    All ages

    Show us your favorite cosplay or costume! Winners will be selected by popular vote via Facebook and Engage Aurora.


    Fan Art Contest

    All ages

    Charcoal, crayons watercolors, clay – we want to see your fan art in every and any medium! Winners will be selected by popular vote via Facebook and Engage Aurora.


    Flash Fan Fiction

    Teens & Adults

    Can you tell a story in just 250 words? Send us your best flash fan fiction for your favorite fandom – 250 words or less! Winners will be selected by popular vote via Facebook and Engage Aurora.


    Sidewalk Chalk Contest

    All ages

    Show us your favorite fandom in sidewalk chalk! Draw your favorite character or fandom on the sidewalk outside of the library or at home. Take a photo to share digitally with APL, or ask a librarian at your library to take a photo.

    Visit Central, Hoffman, Mission Viejo or Tallyn’s Reach Libraries on the dates below to draw at the library. Visit the Youth Services (Central) or main desks to get a piece of sidewalk chalk. Winners will be selected by popular vote via Facebook and Engage Aurora.

    Draw at the library

    Saturdays, Aug. 7, 14 & 21, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Central, Hoffman, Mission Viejo & Tallyn’s Reach Libraries


    Pokémon in Aurora Contest

    All ages

    Take an AR photo of a Pokémon in “Pokémon Go” at an Aurora landmark (a library, the museum, a park, a piece of public art, etc.). Three random entries will be selected to win a prize.


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