Not only is gaming fun, but it can also improve your social skills, literacy, coordination, concentration, memory, and problem solving skills. We have multiple ways to get your game on:
• Check out one of our many video games.
• Borrow a board game at the Reference Desk for in-library use (Catan, Carcassonne, Flash Point: Fire Rescue, King of Tokyo, Forbidden Island).
• Open video gaming in the Teen Scene (must be in high school). We have a Playstation 4, Xbox 360, and Wii.
• Various family board games and AWE game stations are available in Youth Services.
• Attend one of our gaming programs.
Do you love gaming? What is the greatest video game console? Vote here. What is the greatest board game? Make your vote known!
Want more? Try to beat this digital escape room inspired by Ready Player One.
Listen to two podcast episodes exclusively about gaming! Ryan and Ethan discuss their favorites.
Board Games (Part 1)
Board Games (Part 2)
March Mayhem: TV Showdown
Friday, March 1-Thursday, April 4
In honor of NCAA March Madness, we’re doing our own bracket, and this year’s theme is TV Sitcoms versus TV Dramas. Vote for your favorites each week with the finalists from each genre facing off in the championship. By participating, you will be entered to win a weekly prize. Learn more and enter your picks (starting March 1).
At the Library: Mondays, April 8 & May 13, 6-8:30 PM • Community Room West
Whether you’re a veteran or new to the hobby, we have a game for you. Play one of ours or bring your own to teach. Read more about gaming at the Library and our selection of games. Just drop in.
Mario Kart Deluxe Tournament (grades 3-8)
3, 2, 1, GO! Compete for a chance to win prizes, glory, and bragging rights in a Grand Prix tournament on the Nintendo Switch. No driver’s license required.
Who played Chandler’s father on Friends? Which famous author wrote the script for the pilot episode of ER? Test your knowledge of TV’s greatest sitcoms and dramas. The winner of the March Mayhem: TV Showdown will also be announced. Limit 30.
Game of Thrones Trivia Night at Macushla Brewing Co.
Wednesday, May 8, 7 PM • Ages 21+
Offsite: Macushla Brewing Co., 1516 E. Lake Ave.
Think you know HBO’s Game of Thrones? Assemble your squad and compete for prizes and glory. Just drop in.
Thursday, May 23, 6:30-8:30 PM • Community Room
Bring the family and enjoy a mix of classic board games and modern strategy games. Find out more about gaming at the Library.