Tag: gaming

May 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Have you ever dreamed of discovering the Triforce in a ruined castle, or defending your garden from hordes of voracious zombies? Now you can! Use tried-and-true game design principles to translate the biggest and best video games from screen to library so that we can all play them together in real life. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children
May 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What ­– and who – is necessary to make a good video game? In this new monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding and storytelling activities. This month, bring your very own action platformer to life with the basics of coding. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
May 4, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Celebrate an emerging art form! In the style of a book club, we’ll play, explore and discuss new and classic games. We’ll also enjoy fierce – but friendly – competition with a variety of multiplayer games. Then, we’ll design the month’s game for Video Games IRL. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
May 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Video game streaming has become a popular way for gamers to share – and potentially monetize – their hobby. But what does it take to become a streaming star in an increasingly crowded social media landscape? Learn how to design, setup, and operate a Twitch or Youtube channel that will put you on the path to streaming stardom. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween
February 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Stop by and play some classic & modern tabletop games such as Dungeons & Dragons, City of Horror, Forbidden Island, Talisman, and more. A selection of games will be available, or bring your own to share. Snacks will be provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 7 and up. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What — and who — is necessary to make a good video game? In this new monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding, and storytelling activities. This month, use 3D modeling software to bring your video game’s protagonist to life. Then, make a prototype figure with our 3D printers! 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
January 19, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrate an emerging art form! In the style of a book club, we’ll play, explore and discuss new and classic games. We’ll also enjoy fierce – but friendly – competition with a variety of multiplayer games. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
January 19, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Stop by and play some classic & modern tabletop games such as Dungeons & Dragons, City of Horror, chess, card games, and more. A selection of games will be available, or bring your own to share. Snacks will be provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 7 and up. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
January 29, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Join other families for some good, old-fashioned gaming fun. We will have board and tabletop games of many varieties available to choose from, or bring your own. We’ll start a little earlier than normal so we have more time to play, but feel free to drop in when you can. Refreshments will be provided. Appropriate for families. No registration required.

Age: 
Children, Family
December 8, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Choose your best fighter from a star-studded cast of video game greats, then duke it out to see who will reign supreme in the newest Smash Bros. game! With snacks, prizes, and trivia contests, this tournament is sure to be a critical hit.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween

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