Anime Fan Fest 2023 will highlight programs happening at Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) to celebrate the anime and manga fandom! Check out social media for recommendations and resource highlights or look below for more information about in-person programs at locations. some featured videos from PPLD's YouTube channel.
All locations will have a special Anime Fan Fest Take and Make available for teens. The Take and Make is a simple Origami Bookmark. Available while supplies last.
- link to instructions PDF - T&M - origami.pdf
Anime Fan Fest Programs
Celebrate Anime Fan Fest at your local library! Activities vary by location; see links below for more information.
Light-Up Cosplay Bracelet Cuffs
- Tues., April 4 from 4 - 5:30 p.m. at Rockrimmon Library
- Wed., April 12 from 4 - 5:00 p.m. at Manitou Springs Library
- Fri., April 28 from 2 - 4:00 p.m. at Fountain Library
Manga/Comic Gift Bags and Button Making
- Fri., April 7 from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain Library
- Sat., April 22 from 2 - 3 p.m. at Sand Creek Library
Teen Anime Club
- Mon., April 10 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Library 21c
- Thur., April 20 from 4 - 5 p.m. at Rockrimmon Library
Anime Fan Fest: Microwave Mochi
Have you ever wanted to try making mochi but been intimidated by the long process? Today, we're testing out a microwave daifuku mochi recipe from Namiko Chen's Just One Cookbook! You can find her written instructions here.
Learn To Draw Miyazaki Sidekicks
Learn to draw your favorite Miyazaki sidekicks with the help of Penrose Library's very own Young Adult Librarian, Mikaela!
Note: The characters in this lesson are all the intellectual property of Studio Ghibli.
Make Your Own Sailor Moon Tiara
Find out how to make your own budget-friendly Sailor Moon Tiara with Annie!
Note: The costume designs in this video are all intellectual property of Naoko Takeuchi.