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More Anime Fest Pics

October 22, 2009

Here are some more fun pics from Anime Fest.  Enjoy!

cool cats cool ears

Look at the ears on these cool cats.  Nice creations.

candy sushi station

Hanging out at the candy sushi station.  Mmm…sugar.


Cosplaying and candy sushi make a lovely combo.  Always.


Cosplayers striking a pose before the final voting.  Yah!

And if you have any comments on this year’s Teen Anime Fest be sure to let us know.  Don’t be shy!  Let us know what you liked as well as what you didn’t like.  We plan to make next year’s event even better and we can’t do it without your fresh ideas and valuable input.


Manga Art Contest for Teens

September 2, 2009
Quad-Cities Libraries and the Figge Art Museum are organizing the second annual Teen Anime Fest and Manga Art Show.
Young artists, ages 12-18, are invited to submit their original artwork drawn in manga or comic book style. All different mediums (paint, pencil, graphic design, etc.) can be used.
Artists should submit the artwork and entry form to their local library.  Click here for a printable entry form and other Anime Fest details.

 Submissions will be accepted Sept. 1st – Oct. 10th, 2009

Entries can also be emailed to  Only two entries per person will be accepted.  Depending on the number of entries, we may choose to display only one of each person’s works.  For more information contact your local library.

Entries will be on display in the Figge Art Museum during the 2nd Annual Teen Anime Fest on Sunday, October 18th from 12-4.  There will be a $5 admission fee to enter the Fest at the Figge. 

Don’t miss this one of a kind opportunity to have your artwork on display in the Figge Art Museum.  It’ll definitely be something worth telling your grandkids about someday.


Regular Teen Programs Start Up Tuesday!

August 31, 2009

September is just around the corner and that means our regular teen programs will be starting back up again.  Yay!  The line up for this year is as follows:

1st Tuesday of the month–Anime Club

2nd Tuesday of the month–TVC (Teen Volunteer Council & Gaming)

3rd Tuesday of the month–Ultimate Card Gaming (Magic/YuGiOh/…)

4th Tuesday of the month–Teen Tech Lab

EVERY Wednesday–Get Your Game On (free play video gaming) 

Anime Club starts this Tuesday, September 1st, at the Fairmount St. library from 5:30-7:30.  Don’t miss the first meeting and your chance to help plan the club’s activities for the season.  Do we need a logo?  Will you draw it?  Should we have officers?  Or just go with the flow?  How about another chopsticks/M&Ms race and ramen noodle eating contest?  (yes please)


Plus, we have big announcements concerning this year’s Anime Fest which will be held at the Figge Art Museum in October.  Art contest anyone?  Do we have cosplayers in the house?  Stay tuned to tomorrow’s post for all the juicy deets.