Day-of registration begins at 10 am on August 3 at CLP-Main (Oakland). If you did not preregister, please be prepared to provide your own lunch the day of the event. If you would like transportation, speak with a CLP teen specialist.
Can’t make it to Comic-Con International or Anime Expo this year? Join us at CLP-Main in Oakland for a free, city-wide *teens only* fandom convention!
9:00 am | Meet at select locations for free transportation to PhenomeCON. Talk to the Teen Specialist at your Library for more information. Please note: Using Library-provided transportation requires a permission slip.
10:00 am – 4:30 pm | Geek out at PhenomeCON!
Fandom Showdown The crowd votes as you advocate for your favorite character in this fandom bracket competition.
Trivia Contest Come with friends or by yourself to show off your knowledge of books, movies, comics, tv shows, and music by competing in this trivia contest!
Anime Trivia Contest This competition is everything anime! Do you have what it takes?
Crafting Come create your own buttons, bind your own books, crochet a Kirby keychain, and more!
Costume Making Whether you’re sprucing up an existing cosplay or starting from scratch, we have you covered!
Costume Showcase Show off your hard work and creativity on stage, win fun prizes and awards!
Dungeons and Dragons Explore the worlds of Dungeons and Dragons with a seasoned Dungeon Master.
Magic the Gathering Learn the ropes with some award-winning Magic players or just come meet and play with some fellow Magic lovers.
Virtual Reality Come mess around and explore games, worlds, and videos with Virtual Reality Equipment.
Smash Tournament Practice up all summer then come compete in this all day free Smash Ultimate tournament. Controllers are provided but bring your own if you have a preference.
Fandom Singalong Do you know all the words to Hamilton? Find yourself humming the Steven Universe theme song in the shower? Sing your favorite songs together or show off with karaoke.
Green Screen Photography Visit new worlds, fictional and real, by posing in front of a landscape or scene of your choice.
Puzzle Hunt Solve riddles and decipher codes to explore the library and unlock secrets with Hidden Legend.