Comic Con 2019

Children take a picture with Spider-Man during Comic Con at the Livingston Parish Library’s Denham Springs-Walker Branch on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The library recently announced the date for the Fifth Annual Comic Con, which will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.

DENHAM SPRINGS -- Fans of pop culture, science fiction, and everything comic books — mark your calendars.

The Livingston Parish Library has officially announced the date of this year’s Comic Con.

The day-long fandom experience will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Denham Springs-Walker Branch, located at 80101 Hwy. 190.

People of all ages are invited to Livingston Parish’s own celebration of comic books, movies, television, video games, and all things pop culture. Admission to the event is free.

Inspired by the mega-event that takes place annually in San Diego, the library first held Comic Con as a kickoff to its summer reading program in 2015. Since then, the event has become one of the library’s biggest single-day draws, exceeded only by the annual book festival.

In years past, visitors have been able to enjoy a plethora of scheduled events and programs suitable for all ages. In addition, there has been able ongoing activities such as tabletop gaming, face painting, superhero crafts, fan art, photo ops, live-action Pokemon, graphic artists, and more.

For more information or details about this year’s Comic Con event, call the library at (225) 686-4100 or visit www.mylpl.info.

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