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Fantastic Futures: Dublin FanCon

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Cosplayers take part in activity tables lining the bookshelves at the Laurens County Library during Fantastic Futures: Dublin FanCon.

Don your cloak, grab your sonic screwdriver or lightsaber, and suit up for a super fun morning of fandom frivolity during Fantastic Futures: Dublin FanCon hosted by the Laurens County Library on Saturday, March 30th from 10 AM to 2 PM!

Dublin FanCon 2024

Fantastic Futures: Dublin FanCon allows you to embrace your inner science fiction, fantasy, or comic fanatic. Head to the Laurens County Library on Saturday, March 30th for a morning jam packed with FREE fun for all ages!

Peruse booths from local and guest artists and other exhibitors, visit dedicated fan tables with activities and a chance to win prizes, and sit in for an exciting lineup of speakers. Past guest speakers included Nebula-Award winning author and founder of SCAD’s Sequential Arts Program Bob Pendarvis, Middle Georgia Paranormal Investigations, Science Fiction Author Jack McDevitt, and the authors of the Jekyll Island Chronicles!

2024 Keynote Speaker:

At 11 AM, keynote speaker Dr. Lisa Yaszek, Regents Professor of Science Fiction Studies at Georgia Tech, presents “Engineers and Aliens and AI. Oh My! How Science Fiction Connects Us to History and Inspires Better Futures” in the auditorium.

Other Speakers & Demos:

Middle Georgia Cosplay introduces us to the world of cosplay, from the history to making cosplay.

The Middle Georgia Chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism demonstrates armored foot combat using rattan weapons.

Fun Galore, Excelsior!

Among the bookshelves, gab with local and guest artists and speakers, shop for cool crafts and collectables, indulge in tabletop activities, and find even more fun:

  • Commemorate your time at Dublin FanCon 2024 at the green screen photo booth. Cosplay is highly encouraged!
  • Roll the dice in a game of Dungeons & Dragons, tap the right cards in Magic the Gathering, and take part in even more tabletop fun!
  • Grab some cosplay tips, gaming supplies, reading material, fandom art, and more from the booths throughout the library.
  • Young fans join the fun with story times, crafts, a dance party, and more in the Children’s Center.
  • Take a break from all the inside activities and step outside to fuel up for more fun with local food trucks, join an outdoor storytime from Dublin City School’s Big Green Reading Machine, or indulge in some gaming at the ACE Express Gaming game trailer.

CLICK HERE for more information, email, or call the library at (478)272-5710. Fantastic Futures: Dublin FanCon is made possible with the support of local partners and sponsors: Atlantic South Bank, Bank of Dudley, Comics&!, Dublin City Schools, Laurens County Board of Education, and R.U. Board Games.


March 30
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Dublin-Laurens County Library
801 Bellevue Avenue
Dublin, GA 31021 United States
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