Thursday, November 14, 2013

International Games Day @ your Library: Saturday, November 16th

Image from http://igd.ala.org/


Because, libraries are about so much more than just books, over than one thousand libraries around the world will showcase gaming programs and services in support of International Games Day @ your library (IGBD). This event is a world-wide, volunteer-run free event that is sponsored by the American Library Association in order to reconnect communities around all types of games through their libraries. In fact:

"The Round Rock Public Library will join hundreds of libraries throughout the country... for the sixth annual celebration....

Like so many other libraries across the country and around the world, the Round Rock Public Library will offer special gaming programs and events suitable for the whole family.

Schedule

Image from epbot.com
  • 11:00 AM to Noon -- Hula-Hoop demonstration, Main St Plaza (opposite the Library)
  • 2:00 to 3:00 PM -- Author Ernest Cline will talk about his best-selling book,Ready Player One
  • Noon to 5:00 PM -- Retro video gaming by Game Over Videogames: Joust, Pac Man, Asteroids, Pitfall and many more
  • 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM -- Board and video games in the Library gallery