Extraordinary Creativity: The World of Cosplay to be Featured at Escape the Ordinary Adult Summer Reading Program
July 17, 2015 - 1:14 PM
“Extraordinary Creativity: The World of Cosplay” will be featured at
the final Escape the Ordinary Adult Summer Reading Program Brown Bag
Chat on Wednesday, July 22, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon
and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street.
Mention the word
“Cosplay” and many visualize people who work as doctors, lawyers and
waitresses by day and run around in Spiderman or Catwoman costumes by
But the world of Cosplay is so much more. Cosplay--or “costume play”--has
serious fans who spend thousands on costumes, makeup and accessories.
Some even create an entire lifestyle full of imagination, creativity and
dedication to this performance and visual art form. Local, national and
international Cosplay clubs can be found worldwide.
Join Cosplay fan and artist Morgan “Nightingale” Durfee, as she gives a
multimedia presentation on this unique genre and shares some of her
work with a professional cosplay company from an insider’s perspective.
Cosplay fans are welcome to attend and share their favorite costumes and
The program is free and open to the public of all ages.
Refreshments served or feel free to bring your own bag lunch.
Participants are encouraged to sign up for the Escape the Ordinary Adult
Summer Reading Program to be eligible for weekly and monthly prizes.
For more information, call the main library at 740-392-BOOK (2665), visit www.knox.net, or email email@example.com. (lpm)