video games

Teens: Get Your Game on @ the Library With the Nintendo Switch

Beat those end of the semester blues with G.O.A.T: Gaming on a Table and Nintendo Switch. On Thursday, May 25th at 6:30pm, join us as we sample all the great games available for the Switch. Have a Switch? Bring yours and play along with us! This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. 

Teen Game Night

Game night is on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

Teen Game Night

Game night is on for teens and tweens! Every Wednesday, ages 12 and up can play games like Super Smash. The doors to the meeting room open at 4:00. For more information about programs, check the Northwest Branch calendar, or call 281-890-2665.

Book Hunters in Brief #133: Video Games in Books

One of the things I find heartening is that every time another one those inventions comes along that the professional hand-wringers say will spell the end of reading once and for all, writers, amoeba-like, incorporate that thing into their fictional worlds. So it is in the last couple decades a new sub-sub-genre has emerged: books that are built around video games. This week, Book Hunters in Brief offers a handful of the best.

This is not a Game by Walter Jon Williams

The Restoration Game by Ken MacLeod

Pokemon Club @ North Channel

Pokemon ClubPokemon Club will be today in the Public Meeting Room at 3 pm.

Join us for some fun all things Pokemon activities.
Don't forget your cards, or DS video games for some friendly trading. 

Next Pokemon club meeting will be on July 30th, 3 pm.

The Last Teen Time Of This Year

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It's the last Teen Time of the year this Thursday! And we're celebrating with video games. If you're a teen or tween then come hang out at Maud Marks Library this Thursday 12/17. We'll be set up to play some of our favorite Video Games on the big screen. The fun starts at 2:45 and won't stop until 5:00 PM.

Teen Time won't resume until January 7, 2016 so since this Thursday is the last Teen Time until the new year come play some video games and celebrate with us.

8-Bit Beginnings

Pack your bags, you're going on a video game nostalgia trip. Read, watch, and listen to these titles to remember the joys of your youth. If you're too young to remember the golden age of video games, it's time for an education. Learn all you need to know about the dawn of video games with these titles:

PS4 vs. Xbox One Button Battle

The button battle is back! March’s epic battle is between gaming platforms PS4 and Xbox One. Which console is better? You decide! Stop by the Teen Area to pick your button and cast your vote. Only one can win, and it’s up to you to chose a winner.

Game Day Frenzy!

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Hey Gamers!


Join us on Wednesdays from 4:30pm to 6:00pm at the Northwest Branch Library for our Game Day Frenzy for kids and teens ages 10-17! We will have up to 2 consoles for us to play with. Also, if you own a console in the Nintendo 3DS family, bring it along and play alongside other people. It’s a great opportunity to collect Street Passes!  If you have any questions, call us at 281-890-2665. Hope to see you there!

 

 

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Pixel Pals @ Katy Branch

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At 6pm on Wednesday, August 22, join the Katy Branch Library anime club for a special craft night- Perler bead Pixel Pals! Bring in a color printout of your favorite pixel picture or choose from one of the provided images, and make it into a patch, badge, or pendant. We’ll also be watching the movie Summer Wars. This program is for ages 12 and up.
Click “Read More” to see some awesome 8-bit inspiration!

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