3rd Annual International Games Week

 

The Third Annual

IGW 2019

International Games Week

November 3 - 9, 2019

Brought to you by the Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library

Event Details:

International Games Week is an initiative to reconnect communities through their libraries around

the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. Stop by the Cowan-Blakley Memorial

Library  on November 3rd-9th for games, door prizes* and free snacks.

*Door prizes include:

- Passes and gift certificates to Bishop Cidercade

-Movie tickets and food vouchers for Alamo Drafthouse

- Tickets to the National Video Game Museum

*Drawing will take place on Monday, November 11th, 2019 to allow all participants to enter.

 

Schedule of Events:

 

All Month, November 2019

NaNoWriMo Speed Write

 

All day Sunday, November 3rd-Saturday, November 9th, 2019

Library Scavenger Hunt----Library 3rd Floor

Giant Games: Bibliophile Jenga, Scrabble, Connect 4, Chess, and Yahtzee----Library 1st Floor

Bowling in the Stacks----Library 1st Floor, Reference Section

Indoor Croquet----Library Lower Level

 

Monday, November 4th-Saturday, November 9th, 2019 from 9AM-6PM

Free Play Gaming Stations (Wii, PS4, Classic Nintendo and Super Nintendo)----Library Lower Level

 

Thursday, November 7th from 2PM-3PM

Improv Games----Library 1st Floor

 

Friday, November 8th from 6PM-8PM

Paladins Tournament----BRIC Instruction Lab, Library 1st Floor

Teams sign up here!

 

Saturday, November 9th from 3PM-5PM

Learn to Play: Marrying Mr. Darcy Board Game----Library Conference Room, Lower Level

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