GameStart Workshop: Roblox Programming

Sunday February 14, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8

You love Roblox, you've done a little scripting, and you've published games using your Roblox account. Let's take a deeper dive!

This course explores the finer points of Roblox Game Development, including iterated design, player experience, and of course, more scripting.

Chesstastic

Sunday February 21, 2016: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for Grades K-Adult

Join us for a relaxing and challenging afternoon of chess--one of the world's most popular games! Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Drop in at any point over the course of the program to play old friends and meet new ones. Chess sets are provided.

GameStart Workshop: Minecraft Codemage

Sunday February 21, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8

Enter a Harry Potter-style wizard duel armed only with the code you've programmed yourself.

Students are challenged to raise their skills by making creative, powerful spells for their magic wands. Watch and learn as the code you’ve written clashes with code written by others. Find out whose scripts will reign supreme in the arena!

All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Saturday February 27, 2016: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for all ages.

It's a Mario Kart 8 Tourney for kids, teens, and adults!

Bring the family for an afternoon of fun!

Leap Year Party!

Sunday February 28, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Secret Lab

This event is intended for all ages

Happy Leap Year! LEAP into Leap Day with family-friendly games, crafts, and snacks!

GameStart Workshop: Unity Mario Levels

Sunday February 28, 2016: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8

Mario Maker is great, but using the Unity Development Kit we can make our own textures, levels, stats, and bad guys!

Join us to make your own challenging Mario style side-scroller where you get to create the entire game!

Chesstastic

Sunday March 20, 2016: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children in Kindergarten and up.

Join us for a relaxing and challenging afternoon of chess, one of the world's most popular games! Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Drop in at any point over the course of the program to play old friends and meet new ones. Chess sets are provided.

Design a Hide-And-Seek Game

Friday March 25, 2016: 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 4-8

Make an online hide-and-seek game and then challenge your friends to play it.

Sign up for a free account at scratch.mit.edu to save your game.

Splatoon: Hyperlocal Splatfest

Saturday March 26, 2016: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for all ages.

Alright Squids! Are you and your four player squad willing to get your tentacles inky for glory?!

Dive into the ink at your Library!

Chesstastic

Sunday April 17, 2016: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children in Kindergarten and up.

Join us for a relaxing and challenging afternoon of chess--one of the world's most popular games! Players of all ages and skill levels are welcome! Drop in at any point over the course of the program to play old friends and meet new ones. Chess sets are provided.