MyDMPL Con will be back in 2020! Stay tuned to learn about the dates, times, activities and more.

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MyDMPL Con is back for its second year! Join us on Sunday, May 5, at the Central Library for a family-friendly festival for all fandoms.

Each event will take place throughout the duration of the day, so you can hop from room-to-room, have fun, and won't miss out on anything. Here is what you can look forward to this year:

Meeting Room 1: Play and create with LEGO, My Little Pony, and Paw Patrol activities.
Meeting Room 2: Go to Hogwarts! Find your Patronus, create your own Remembrall, and visit Dumbledore’s desk. 
Meeting Room 3: Play Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros. and other video games.  Participate in zombie cosplay, manga crafts, and origami.
Youth Area: Roaming superheroes, Jester Puppets, princesses, and characters from Paw Patrol
Imagination Station: Green screen magic
Café: Tables from the Science Center, IPTV, and Lena D Artistry
Outside: Luchadores, face painting, and portrait sketching. 

  • Guests:
    • Rosie Reader and Miffy
    • Sky and Marshall from Paw Patrol courtesy of Storybook Adventures
    • Several Disney princesses, courtesy of Little Princess Parties
    • Wonder Woman and the Dark Knight, courtesy of the Iowa League of Heroes

Need help with a costume? Check out these great crafts and activities:

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 5.

Library programs, such as the annual All Summer Long summer reading program, are made possible with support from the Des Moines Public Library Foundation and its generous donors.

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