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Free: May the Fandom Be With You Bash, and more, West Palm Beach


You are invited to help celebrate “all things geek” during “May the Fandom Be with You,” a Comic Con-style mega event for all ages.

When: Saturday, May 25, 2024, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: Mandel Public Library, 411 Clematis St., West Palm Beach.

The excitement begins with the following:

  • “Disney World News Update” with pin trading at 10 a.m.
  • “Books, Spice and Everything Nice” at noon
  • “Marvel Fandom Flicks” at 10:30 a.m.
  • Cosplay Contest for adults at 2 p.m. — Don't forget your costume and makeup!

You’ll also be able to visit Artist Alley to meet & greet with local artists. Items will be available for purchase. Throughout the day you’ll also be able to drop in and have some fun with board games in the Iris Room.

For more information, visit or call 561-868-7701.

So, if you're a fan of pop culture, including gaming, fantasy, comic books, super heroes, dragons or anime, check out more activities for different age groups at the library. Visit the online calendar or scroll down for even more activities.

Also read our story about how PBC libraries “seed” knowledge and list of locations.

Image by Nguy?n Thành Nghi?p from Pixabay

Here's a list of more Fandom Frenzy activities in May:


  • Bilingual Disney Cuentos and Play
    Monday, May 20
    4 – 4:45 p.m.
    KidSpace, 3rd Floor
  • LEGOmania
    Saturday, May 25
    9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    KidSpace, 3rd Floor
  • Disney Movie Marathon
    Sunday, May 26
    1 – 4:30 p.m.
    KidSpace, 3rd Floor
  • Yu-Gi-Oh
    Friday, May 31
    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
    KidSpace, 3rd Floor


  • Anime Club
    Saturday, May 25
    2 – 3 p.m.
    TeenSource, 2nd Floor
  • Yu-Gi-Oh
    Friday, May 31
    3 – 4 p.m.
    TeenSource, 3rd Floor


  • The Rise of Baldur’s Gate
    Saturday, May 18
    1 – 2 p.m.
    Clematis Room, 3rd Floor
  • Being a Better Game Master
    Saturday, May 18
    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    Clematis Room, 3rd Floor
  • Fandom Flick — Star Trek: The Next Generation
    Sunday, May 19
    1 – 4 p.m.
    Clematis, 3rd Floor
  • Make your Own Star Wars Character! Sculpture Class
    Monday, May 20 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
    Studio 411, 2nd Floor

Image by Catherine from Pixabay

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