Anime Fan Fest 2023

Anime Fan Fest 2023 will highlight programs happening at Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) to celebrate the anime and manga fandom! Check out our social media for recommendations and resource highlights, or look below for more information about in-person programs at different Library locations. Scroll to the bottom of this page for some featured videos from PPLD's YouTube channel.

Origami Bookmark


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.

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

Manga/Comic Gift Bags and Button Making 

Teen Anime Club

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.