Thank you to everyone that came to the MAPLD FanFest. See you next year!

Date and Time: August 15, 2020

At Matteson Area Public Library

Monica Paprocki

CEO of Geeks A Gogo

Ashley Esper

Skulls & Sketches

Jack Gonzalez

Mr. Calavera Creations


Cosplay, Panels, Video Games,  Vendors & More

Finally a fan convention in the South Suburbs! Join us in celebrating everything fandom at the library’s first ever comic convention, MAPLD FanFest! The day-long event will include cosplayers roaming the library as your favorite heroes and villains, with giveaways throughout the day. There will be programs for all ages and will include: various presenters and workshops, a cosplay and video game tournament, alongside fun and educational workshops. Over 20+ artists/vendors will showcase their products and art work.

The deadline for artists and vendors has now passed and the vendors and artists that we have selected have been contacted. Thank you for your interest in our event.




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Contact Us


April 27, 2019

10 am - 4:30 pm

Matteson Area Public Library District
801 School Ave.

Matteson, IL 60443
Tel: 708-748-4431

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