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Celebrate your love of comics, graphic novels, fandom and more with Teen Geek Week!

Teen Geek Week is back at the Library

April 26, 2022

Missing your favorite Con?

Don’t worry - Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has you covered with Teen Geek Week happening May 1-7, 2022!

Throughout the week starting on Monday, May 2, check out a variety of online programs including BTS trivia, gaming, comic creations, paper circuits, writing fanfiction and more! Check out the full calendar below or search our online calendar for more details. Don’t miss out on everything else that will be happening on our CMLibrary Teens Instagram @cmlibraryteens that will feature a collection of Marvel-ous activities, gaming, cosplay tutorials and more!

And if you still can't get enough of Teen Geek Week, be sure to download one of the Teen Geek Week Activity Packs or grab one from the teen area in your branch!

Activity Packs

HARRY POTTER  |  ANIME/MANGA  |  STAR WARS  |  GAMING  |  MARVEL VS DC  |  TV/MOVIE  |  DISNEY

 

 VIRTUAL Teen geek week COSPLAY Showcase

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Want to be featured on our CMLibrary Teens Instagram @cmlibraryteens for the Cosplay Showcase? The Teen Geek Week Cosplay Showcase is not a competition, but a way for you to show off your cosplay(s) online that you would like to bring to a con.

Participants must complete this form to enter!

A couple of rules before you submit your costume:

  • All cosplays must be appropriate for all ages. Please keep it PG-13.
  • Cosplays can be handmade or store-bought.
  • Must list full names of everyone in your entry.
  • Your video submission must be between 30-60 seconds. Pose, twirl and show off your cosplay.
  • Format requirements: 1080px by 1920px (standard size for most smartphones screens) MP4.
  • You must have parent/guardian approval to enter. By submitting your application, you are acknowledging you have parent/guardian approval to be featured on our website and social media!

The deadline for submission is Friday, May 6.

Follow us at @cmlibraryteens to stay connected, and never miss out on anything for teens at the Library ever again!

Teen Geek Week Online Programs

Virtual Scavenger Hunt: The adventure awaits! Throughout Mecklenburg County, there are some really cool Art Murals! Take a picture and share it with us for a chance to score one of our Geek Packs! Tag us on Instagram @cmlibraryteens by May 6, 2022, by using the hashtag #cmlibraryteengeekweek, for a chance to win a prize in our Raffle.

  • Harry Potter Teen Trivia

  • Teen Board Games
  • Anime Art Basics
  • STEAM 101: Paper Circuits Star Wars (South Boulevard)

  • Wordle Wednesday
  • Tween Trivia Throwdown: Star Wars
  • Teen Reading Rants (Graphic Novels and Comics)
  • Learn, Connect, Play: Among Us (South Boulevard)
  • Star Wars Day Trivia
  • Cosplay 101 with Hayley & Michael (Teens Live on Instagram)

  • Anime Art Coloring
  • THROH Pokémon Bingo
  • Let's Write Fanfiction!
  • Manga vs Anime
  • Dungeons and Dragons For Tweens!
  • Manga Mania Teen Comic Book Club (South Boulevard)

  • Fan - Art Friday
  • Free Comic Book Day (North County Regional Library)
  • Free Comic Book Day (Allegra Westbrooks Regional Library)
  • Teen Geek Club: Annual Superhero Assembly Mystery (South Boulevard)

 

  • Free Comic Book Day North County
  • Free Comic Book Day Allegra Westbrooks
  • Free Comic Book Day Steele Creek
  • Teen Geek Club: Superhero Assembly South Boulevard

ESCAPE ROOMS:

RESCUE BABY YODA ESCAPE ROOM  |  HARRY POTTER ESCAPE ROOM  |  HAMILTON ESCAPE ROOM 

HUNGER GAMES ESCAPE ROOM  |  RIVERDALE ESCAPE ROOM

RESOURCES

Comics

Cosplay:

Cosplay Tutorial Guides:

Videos Playlists:

Role Playing Games:

Teen Geek Week Discord Server

Can’t get enough of Teen Geek Week? Join our discord, our virtual hangout space to share, socialize and make new friends. It’s open to anyone in grades 6-12.

While participating in Teen Geek Week Discord Server, moderators will hold participants to Charlotte Mecklenburg Library guidelines as well as the Discord Guidelines in order to create an affirming environment for all participants.

Users will have to agree to the Server guidelines when they join before they can join the discussion. Violation of Center or Discord guidelines can result in removal from the server.

JOIN OUR DISCORD

 *Note: You may be subject to screening to confirm your identity before being granted full server access.

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Thsi blog was written bu Kiara Garrett, teen service specialist for Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.