• A picture ID and proof of current address. Children under 18 require parent or guardian signature.
  • Library Cards are renewed annually. All renewals must be made in person.
  • Current address will be verified by a picture ID.
  • If your account expires, you will not have access to your account until the card is renewed.

  • Regular materials may be checked out for 3 weeks.
  • DVDs may be checked out for 3 week. (Limit 25 per household.)
  • An item may be renewed unless the item is on hold.

  • Patron required to present library card and have no blocks/fines on account.

  • Regular materials may be checked out for 3 weeks.
  • DVDs may be checked out for 3 week. (Limit 25 per household.)
  • An item may be renewed unless the item is on hold.

  • Books must be in good shape.
  • No dictionaries, encyclopedias, nor textbooks.
  • No VHS or cassette tapes.
  • Most items are given to the Friends of the Library and sold. Proceeds are donated back to the library.
  • Materials donated are given to the library unconditionally.

  • The Milford Public Library encourages participation on all its social media platforms; however, we ask that users keep postings and comments appropriate for all audiences.
  • The Library reserves the right to remove any content that is deemed, in its sole view, to be inappropriate in nature. That includes posts that contain:
    • Obscene content or hate speech
    • Personal attacks, insults, or threatening language
    • Private or personal information, including phone numbers and addresses, or requests for personal information
    • Potentially libelous statements
    • Plagiarized material
    • Commercial, political, or religious messages unrelated to the library or its social media postings
  • Solicitation of funds
  • The Library also reserves the right to ban or block users who violate this policy.
  • The Library is not responsible for the content posted by others on its social media platforms.
  • User content is the opinion of the specific author and does not necessarily represent the opinions of the Library.

CON Policies:

We would like everyone to have the best time possible, to make sure your experience more enjoyable while attending 741.5 CON, first check out our downstairs information booth for a map and CON itinerary.

Before enter, you must have your props checked by our information booth volunteers. If you are coming in costume and have any props, they MUST be checked one of our information booths.

If you are planning to enter our Costume Contest please sign up at one of our information booths.

Contest will be by groups

  • Childrens (ages 11 & under)
  • Teens (ages 12 – 17),
  • Adults (ages 18 & up).

The Costume/Cosplay Contest will be held at the end of the convention at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The Children’s group may walk through and be announced but this will not be considered a part of the official contestants. (All participating Children will receive a ‘Byler’s Ice Cream Token’ for a prize of a free ice cream at Byler’s Grocery Stores.)

Registration for the Costume/Cosplay Contest is required to be in the running.
Registration starts at 10:00 AM and will end at 5:00 PM .

Prohibited Items
Absolutely no fire, liquids, toxic substances, or anything that may cause danger to yourself or others. This includes all stage weapons, swords, guns, bows, etc.

Costumes with Weapons

No functional weapons are allowed at 741.5 CON.

  • Simulated or costume weapons (Foam, Plastic, or Cardboard ONLY) are allowed as a part of your costume, subject to approval by staff and volunteering staff.
  • All costume weapons must be inspected before you enter the convention and general library.
  • Projectile costume weapons must be rendered inoperable.
  • After each person’s costume weapon(s) have been checked, it will be tagged by staff or volunteering staff with a small sticker or zip tie.
  • If you do not want to have your costume weapons inspected or tagged, or you are not willing to comply, please do not bring your costume weapons.

741.5 CON promotes Cospositivity.
Everyone is welcome to cosplay, geek out, and share their love of their favorite fandom. Please be respectful of everyone and remember cosplay means different things to different people. 741.5 CON will not tolerate harassment of any kind, verbal or physical, including stalking, deliberate intimidation, unwelcome physical attention, physical assault or battery. Remember cosplay does not equal consent. There will be a lot of amazing costumes and cosplayers, please be respectful of each other and always ask if you would like to take a guest’s photo.

If it’s illegal outside the event, it’s illegal inside the event.
Harassment is grounds for removal from 741.5 CON as well as possible legal action. We want 741.5 CON to be a safe, open, and accepting environment for everyone. If you find yourself subjected to harassment or see someone else being harassed at the event, please immediately find a staff member or volunteering staff member and they will report to our safety officer.

Please remember to ask our vendors/exibitors if you are allow to take photos of their booth or art. If you love the art, support the artist by purchasing their works.

Attendance is subject ot the rules and regulations of 741.5 CON as well as The Milford Public Library. A staff member or volunteering staff member may revoke an attendee’s privilege to visit our event and an attendee can be ejected from the convention for disorderly conduct, a violation of the law or policy, or at sole discretion of an official (Police officer or Security).

Attendees acknowledge that when attending 741.5 CON they may be recorded (by video, sound, or film) and thus consent to such recording, its publishing, and re-broadcasting.

741.5 CON and The Milford Public Library is not liable for any loss or damage to persons or property, infringement of any right, or any other claim or cause of action of any kind.

  • Cover your body parts. Excessively revealing or vulgar costumes will not be permitted, regardless of the character being portrayed. No intentional or unintentional “wardrobe malfunctions” are allowed. If you are not within the guidelines of appropriate costumes, you will be asked to coverup.
  • One foot must remain on the stage at all times – no flips, tumbling, etc.
  • Each contestant is given a 2-minute slot for their performance, walkthrough, etc. All contestants are encouraged to be creative with their time on stage, if wanted. This may include walk-ons, scene renactments, action poses, calling out the character’s catch phrases, or working with props.
  • Please do not linger on stage, in character or not. Everyone deserves a chance to have their costume seen, so please be mindful of the contestants waiting in line behind you.
  • Use common sense. Overly outlandish or movement-restricting costumes are discouraged as library walkways and rooms may not accommodate your costume. If you are participating in the Costume Contest and have large wings or other appendages for your costume, you are advised to make them detachable so that you may enjoy the library without damaging them. Also, The use of glitter, liquids, or any other objects that will cause a mess are prohibited.
  • Do not wear any uniforms that may be too realistic. You should not be confused with local law enforcement, military personnel, or security
    staff. Profanity, political, or religious statements/signage are not allowed. Hate symbols, even historical hate symbols, will not be tolerated.
  • Changing rooms or stations will NOT be provided. No rooms in the library, including all bathrooms and study rooms and oces, are acceptable for attendees to change clothing in.

Contest Prizes and Judging:
Contest winners will be selected during the in-person event on ____ and must be present to participate and win.
Prizes will be awarded in the following three categories for both Adults and Teens groups:

  • Best Craftsmanship
  • Most Creative
  • Judge’s Choice

All judge’s decisions are final