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Saturday 23rd October 2021

Drop in for an event or two or hang out at the library to enjoy the whole day!

Escape Room
Put together with support from the Young Adult Reading Club and Card Merchant Nelson
Book in 12pm - 4pm

Cosplay Showcase
Can’t make it to a convention but you’ve put in so much work into your cosplay? Come show off your cosplay to go into the draw to win prizes!
Contact the library or drop by to book in by 2pm on Saturday 23rd Oct. Showcase at 3.30pm.

Ninjas, Rangers and Warriors – Fantasy Gaming
Card Merchant Nelson are in the library for a gaming session of card game ‘Flesh and Blood’, ‘Pokemon’ and other TCGs. Children and adults welcome
12pm – 3.30pm

Demos from local groups and artists from 12-3.30pm

Green Screen and VR
Strike a pose in front of the Green Screen or try out the Virtual Reality set
Check out the library collections of graphic novels and manga

Magic in the Making Author Panel
Elizabeth Knox, HG Parry and AJ Fitzwater discuss all aspects of the fantasy genre.
From urban fantasy to magical realism, angels to taniwha, the writings of Elizabeth Knox, HG Parry and AJ Fitzwater showcase the depth and diversity of the genre in New Zealand.

Family Friendly Free


October 23


12pm - 5pm


Nelson & suburbs


Elma Turner Library
27 Halifax Street, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry


Additional Info

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