Cosplay as a pop culture interest and hobby has taken the world by storm. Originally know as “costume play”, cosplay originated in Japan and is now popular with all ages of people in all countries.

Libraries are in the position to offer the expertise of cosplayers and other geeks in a community space to help new and experiences geeks make their own cosplays.

Learn about several ways to program around cosplay for teens, how to invite local cosplayers to your programs, include cosplay and other pop culture materials in your collection development, and how to work cosplay into your other library programs!


Original broadcast November 17, 2016

Eden Grey ~ Biography
Eden Grey is the Young Adult Programming Librarian at the Erlanger branch of the Kenton County Public Library system, the busiest branch library in the state of Kentucky. She earned her MLIS from the University of Michigan in 2012 and is a Michigan native. Eden’s Twitter name is @edenjeangrey