All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Sunday September 21, 2014: 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!

Dia de la Familia Latina

Sunday October 5, 2014: 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for all ages.

This Latino-focused family event takes place during National Hispanic Heritage Month and features entertainment, games, crafts, food, and face painting! Health information addressing mental, physical, and social issues in the Latino community will be available.

Chesstastic

Sunday October 19, 2014: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade K - adult.

Come challenge players of all ages to fun and stimulating games of chess! Chesstastic is great way to hang out with friends and meet new people while learning about the game of chess and improving your chess abilities. All sets and pieces are provided, as are refreshments.

Internet Privacy and Social Media with Nabeela Jaffer

Tuesday October 28, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library Multi-Purpose Room

This event is intended for Grade 6 and Up.

There is a growing need to educate our community members about internet privacy and social media like FaceBook, twitter Instagram, etc. But more importantly, parents need to know what their kids are up and what they are talking/sharing/watching on these social media, infringement of personal privacy.

Nabeela Jaffer will be talking about the latest trends in the use of social media. Social media is like a must have norm in the new technology world. She will talk about pros and cons of social media like facebook, instagram, twitter, snapchat story and linkedin. She will also discuss how to use social media effectively without risking one's privacy.

Nabeela Jaffer, owner of Jafferson Software, is a software developer and a consultant. She has a BS in Computer Science and is finishing her MSIS at College of Business, Eastern Michigan University. Nabeela has over fifteen years of experience in IT field and she has developed several web and mobile apps on different platforms.

There is a growing need to educate our community members about internet privacy and social media like FaceBook, twitter Instagram, etc. But more importantly, parents need to know what their kids are up and what they are talking/sharing/watching on these social media, infringement of personal privacy.

Chesstastic

Sunday November 16, 2014: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade K - adult.

Join us for one of the world's most popular games with players of all ages and abilities! Chess sets are provided. Challenge old friends and meet new ones.

Indoor Family Board Game Bash

Saturday November 22, 2014: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade K - adult

Spend some time getting cozy with your family and friends inside by playing our giant floor games and board games, listening to music, and eating fun snacks!

All-Ages Mario Kart Tournament

Sunday November 30, 2014: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose 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!