CANCELLED - All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Sunday May 31, 2015: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room

This event is intended for all ages.

This session of Mario Kart has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

GameStart Workshop: Minecraft Battle Wizards

Sunday May 31, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for This event is intended for grades 3-10

Craft spells and battle 1 on 1 and against monsters with spells you program! Using the language of Python, you will create code to aid you in the world of Minecraft.

Family Board Game Bash

Saturday June 6, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults, teens, and children age 3 and up.

Play our giant floor games and board games, listen to music, and eat fun snacks with your family and friends!

GameStart Workshop: Minecraft Battleship

Sunday June 14, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-10.

Learn some python code basics and use your code to battle in a Minecraft simulation of of Battleship! Create the board and fire upon your opponent with Minecraft blocks!

All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Sunday June 28, 2015: 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!

GameStart Workshop: Roblox Programming

Sunday June 28, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 5-10.

Make the game you want using a fun and familiar system with the Roblox Studio editor! Experiment with world-building and adding code to your own creations, then learn how to publish your game for everyone to play from home!

GameStart Workshop: Video Game Design: Racing

Sunday July 5, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-10

Use Unity to customize a racing game. Adjust every aspect of a premade city and racing system to make it your own! Play it on the fly to test how your game is turning out.

GameStart Workshop: Roblox Engineering

Sunday July 12, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-8.

Create the world around you in the popular game of Roblox. This easy and intuitive game lets you customize every aspect of it. In this class you will be shown how to shape the game around you and add your own structures and landscape to play in!

GameStart Workshop: Video Game Design: Minecraft Blockly

Sunday July 26, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 1-7.

The instructors at GameStart have created a programming environment friendly to our youngest Minecrafters. Learn how to build contraptions of increasing complexity, craft clever traps, and speedy transit systems while learning the fundamentals of logic.

GameStart Workshop: Video Game Design: Five Nights at Freddy's

Sunday August 2, 2015: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Training Center

This event is intended for grades 3-10.

What makes Five Nights so scary? In this course we will delve into the concepts and atmosphere of the horror game genre to better understand why we find it so intriguing. You will imagine, create and dissect a horror game of your own with a theme of your choosing.