Adventure Day 2024

Adventure Day at the Library

February 17, 2024

Celebrate the adventure genre with a day of treasure hunting, pirate escapades, daring escapes, and riddle-solving fun for all ages. Don your adventure gear for our original costume contest, indulge in delectable treats, and discover treasures around every corner at our 7th annual GenreFest. 

The Library will be closed for regular services during this event.  


Schedule of Events

2:00 - 5:00 pmAll activities are open and family friendly.
4:00 - 6:00 pmScavenger hunt and maze become more intense.
6:00 - 7:00 pmAll activities end for the adult & teen Costume Contest. 

Costume Contest

For cosplayers, this is your chance to score tickets to Emerald City Comic Con! Here's how:

  1. Make your costume. Costumes must be at least 50% homemade. 
  2. Come to Adventure Day and register before 5:00 pm.
  3. At 6:00 pm, meet at the bottom of the stairs to strut your stuff.

Costumes will be judged for creativity, technical skill, and presentation. You must be present to win. 

Ancient Egypt Pyramids Sketch - Cropped

Prize Info

Participate in activities all day to win one of the incredible prize baskets sponsored by local businesses and Friends of the Anacortes Public Library. Prize entries you earn can be put into the basket drawing of your choice at the Prize kiosk. Winners do not need to be present at the time of the prize drawing, with the exception of the Costume Contest.

Share Your Adventure

Adults, tell us about an adventure you have had in your lifetime. Whether it was traveling, exploring, trying or learning something new, we want to hear about it! 

Download the fillable form below, or stop by the library to pick up a form at the desk. Turn in your completed page for a free book. We will display your submission at our Adventure Day event on February 17th. 

Plane with stamps from around the world

A list of Adventure Day activities

Sketch of a wrecked ship


Interested in helping bring the adventure to life? Need volunteer credit for school? We're always looking for volunteers!