Free Comic Book Day & OkeCon 2017

May 6th, 2017


In collaboration with Diamond Comic Distributors, the Okefenokee Regional Library System will be hosting Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) 2017 at three branches:

Waycross-Ware County Public Library (WCPL)
10:00 am – TBD

Pierce County Public Library (PCPL)
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Appling County Public Library (ACPL)
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Free comics will be available at the circulation desks of these three branches while supplies last.
Additionally, the Waycross-Ware County Public Library will host the second annual OkeCon concurrently with FCBD.


OkeCon is a fan convention celebrating geeky culture in comics, anime, movies, TV, and games. The event is completely free.

Programs will include:

  • Play-to-Win Board Game Tables
  • Super Smash Bros 4 Tournament
  • Royal Nerd Trivia Quiz Game
  • Cosplay Cafe & Cosplay Contest
  • Car Costume Contest
  • Kids Area
    • Lego Challenge
    • Story Time
    • Craft Time
    • Kids Games
    • Hero Dress-up Photo Booth
    • Coloring Sheets
  • Coloring Contest & Draw-Your-Own Comic Contest
  • Virtual Reality Gaming & Makerspace Open House
  • Artist & Vendor Tables

There will be many prizes available to win. OkeCon is made possible by our many wonderful sponsors. Please visit them and help us show our appreciation!

Visit the WCPL Facebook event page for FCBD for the latest updates.


OkeCon Schedule:


Event Map

Event Map:

Coming soon!


OkeCon is proud to bring you three opportunities to get creative and win prizes. Visit the page for each contest to learn how you can participate!

Cosplay Contest (pre-register by May 5th to secure a spot!)

Car Costume Contest (register by May 4th)

Comic Contest (submission must be received by May 1st)


Event Sponsors:

A big thank you to all the sponsors who make this event possible!