CRRL-Con

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Don’t miss our 7th annual CRRL-Con, online edition. Join us for live virtual programs on Saturday, May 1!


Throughout the month of May, visit this page for a variety of Marvel-ous activities, games, tutorials, and more to entertain fans of all ages. Be sure to check out our Vendor Hall, highlighting some of our local vendors. May the force be with you!


Download the CRRL-Con activity pack CRRL-Con activity pack now and stay tuned for physical copies in the branches landing in May.

CRRL-Con Social Media Costume Parade

CRRL-Con Events

virtual crrl-con cosplay contest

Contestants can enter as individuals or with a group. Individual contestants will be categorized based on their age or grade. The group category is for all ages.

First place will be awarded to each category. 


Categories

  • Babies - Pre-K
  • Kindergarten - 5th grade
  • 6th grade - 12th grade
  • Adults
  • Group

Judges will evaluate costumes based on these criteria:

  • Overall appearance
  • Attention to detail
  • Quality and craftsmanship (if handmade)

For group contestants: Group members that have costumes that match will be ranked above groups that have no cohesive theme. (example: all members dressed as characters from Labyrinth, or all Marvel superheroes)

Submission Rules
All entries into the Cosplay Contest must be submitted by April 24.

  • Post a picture of you in your costume on Instagram with the hashtag #CRRLConCosplay2021
  • For individuals, include in your caption:
    • First name & last initial
    • Age category
    • Character you are dressed as
    • Bought or homemade costume
  • For group, include in your caption:
    • First names
    • group theme or characters everyone is dressed as
    • bought or homemade costume.

Winners
Winners will be announced on the CRRL-Con webpage on May 4, and will be messaged by CRRL’s Instagram account to get your information to select which branch to pick up your prize!

Stay tuned for the 2021 Vendor Hall!

CRRLConVendors

May the Force Be With You

Free Online Comics

Comics and Graphic Novels for Adults

CRRL-Con had gone virtual this year. Join the fun by checking out these eBook comics and graphics novels!

Marvel & DC Comics

Superheroes and Villains

eBook Graphic Novels

eBook Graphic Novels

Grand Comics Database
850,000 comic book cover images from many countries. Searchable.

Digital Comic Museum
Golden Age comics in the public domain.

Image Comics
Read first issues from Image comics.

Comic Book Plus
Read and download Golden and Silver Age comic books and a growing selection of comic strips and pulp fiction.

Dark Horse Comics
Read selected issues online: Alter Nation, Battlestar Galactica, Elf Quest, and more.

Europe Comics
European graphic novels and comics.

Library of Congress Webcomics Archive
Webcomics selected  include award-winning comics as well as webcomics that have significance in the field, including work by artists and subjects not traditionally represented in mainstream comics. The content of these websites is captured as it was originally produced and may include content that is not suitable for all ages.

VIZ Media
Read free Shonen Jump manga chapters.

Tokyopop
Read first volumes for free.

Webtoons
An open platform where creators can publish their comics and connect with millions of readers around the world.

Manga 101
Learn some of the terms, check out the recommended websites, and save the titles for later!

Make it!

getting started with ...

Cosplay

CRRL My Librarian: All the Cosplay!
Check out the recommended websites, and save the titles for later!

Cosplay Tutorial Guides

Cosplay Tutorials on Instructables (Search the character or prop that you are looking for to get relevant results.)

Creating Cosplay Props for Beginners

Coding

Scratch Coding

Python Coding

Computer Coding at Home

Lynda.com Search “Coding” on Lynda

Universal Class Search “Computer Programming” on Universal Class

Learning Coding Concepts Without a Computer

Fun & Games

Pop Culture Trivia

Test your pop culture trivia knowledge with these quizzes!

Jeopardy Practice Tests

TV and Movie Pop Culture Trivia

Pop Culture Trivia Questions

Video Gaming Unplugged

Take a break from the electronics, and bring your favorite games to life with these crafts!

Minecraft DIYs

Pokemon DIYs

Animal Crossing DIYs

Family Crafts from Nintendo

further reading

Superheroes and Villains

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