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Comic Cons are organized conventions for fans of comic books, anime, manga, science fiction, cosplay, and more. The first annual Mid-Pinellas Comic Con (& Maker Con) was organized in less than 6 weeks and with very little money. This event had record attendance, which was second only to a visit by President Barack Obama in September 2012! Learn the ins-and-outs including legal, sponsorship, security issues, and much more of organizing a Comic Con to help highlight your library’s unique collections and to have a lot of fun doing it!

Originally broadcast October 1, 2014. 

Chad Mairn – Biography
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.