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Do you like science fiction, fantasy, steampunk, comics, gaming, or anime?  Then come join us at MinCon!  MinCon is a pop culture convention taking place at the Mineola Memorial Library.  Please check this page for future updates on MinCon 2015!

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When: Saturday, July 18, 2015

Where: Mineola Memorial Library, 195 Marcellus Rd., Mineola, NY 11501 (located in Mineola Memorial Park)
Map & Directions to Mineola Memorial Library

Floor Plan of the Mineola Memorial Library

Price: FREE

ParkingMineola Intermodal Center (located at the LIRR’s Mineola Station) ($6 per day, up to 20 hours)
Walking Directions from the Mineola Intermodal Center to the Mineola Memorial Library
Limited street parking, library parking lot (parking reserved for library employees, vendors, and artists)

Public Transportation: Take the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) to the Mineola Station, or the Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) buses: N22, N23, N24, N40, N41, N78, and N79.
Walking Directions from the Mineola Intermodal Center to the Mineola Memorial Library

Map of Nearby Restaurants/Eateries

Map of Nearby Hotels

Nearby ATM Locations: American Community Bank (southeast corner of Marcellus Rd. & Jericho Turnpike), Bank of America (corner of Mineola Blvd. & Jericho Turnpike), Capital One Bank (Mineola Blvd., between Lincoln Ave. & Grant Ave.).

Map of Nearby ATM Locations

Costumes/Cosplay is encouraged!  Please read the Costumes/Cosplay Rules before attending.  By attending MinCon, you give your consent to be photographed and appear on camera for the press/media.  If you would like to join our Cosplay Contest, please see the Cosplay Contest Rules.

Guests:

Empire Saber Guild - is the New York Temple of Saber Guild, an international Star Wars lightsaber performance and costuming organization. We are a Lucasfilm-recognized, not-for-profit fan group who performs at fan conventions, charity events, sporting events and official Star Wars events around the world.

We are choreographers, dancers, actors, artists, costumers, filmmakers and photographers, all who volunteer our time to share our love of Star Wars with the community. Our focus is on lightsaber performance for stage and film.

The Empire Saber Guild is scheduled to perform “The Force Experience,” showcasing the classic battle of Jedi versus Sith, and lightsaber training, from 1:00PM-2:00PM.  Suitable for families.

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Artists’ Alley:

GentleMoonBell - Residing in the city that never sleeps, Melva Harris creates cute and cuddly Japanese inspired creations, including, but not limited to, plushies (stuffed animals), keychains, stickers, prints, and glassware.  Art blog: http://melvatoast.tumblr.com/

More to come!

Gaming: TBD

Vendors:

The Mineola Memorial Library’s Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Used Book Sale - buy science fiction, fantasy, horror, and graphic novels for only 10 cents per paperback, and 25 cents per hardcover!

Fantastical Fancies - Comic book, sci-fi, and fantasy jewelry and accessories.  Find them on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/FantasticalFancies and Twitter @fantasyfancies

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More to come!

Schedule: TBD

MinCon Press:

Mineola American

MinCon is open to attendees of all ages, from all locations.

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