Summer Reading Kick-Off Party: Jungle Game Jam!
Do you like playing games? Have you ever wanted to MAKE a game? Bring your family and GO WILD
at the Jungle Game Jam where you will work together to create a jungle-themed tabletop game! No
previous experience is needed, just bring your creative hats!
Join Dr. Scott Nicholson, Professor of Wilfrid Laurier University’s Game Design and Development program
and Director of the Brantford Games Network as he leads families through the steps of making a game
- then everyone plays the games! This is an intergenerational program for families to work together to
make a physical game. Small families or individuals will be partnered with other small groups.
Saturday, July 9 / 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. / Main Library
Get Your Game On! (Ages 14+)
Local gaming experts will demonstrate how the ‘featured game’
works and then it’s time to play! In partnership with Wilfrid Laurier
University’s Game Design and Development program.
• May 18 - Magic the Gathering
• June 15 - Settlers of Catan
• July 19 - Mario Kart
• August 16 - Munchkin
May-June: Third Wednesday / 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. / Main Library
July-August: Third Tuesday / 6:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. / Main Library
Make Your Own Gaming Avatar! (Ages 10+)
Learn how to design your own digital avatar for your roleplaying
games. When your final design is complete, print a
prototype on the Library’s 3D printer. In partnership with Wilfrid
Laurier University’s Game Design and Development program.
Registration optional as space is limited.
Mondays / 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. / Main Library
Dungeons & Dragons Start Up (Ages 10+)
Interested in playing D&D, but have limited to no experience?
Local D&D experts will show you the ropes in this seven week
workshop. Registration Required.
Fridays / 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. / Main Library
For more information, contact
Michelle Goodridge, MA MLIS
Liaison Librarian, Game Design and Development
Wilfrid Laurier University - Brantford Campus
Grand River Hall Room 108D
519-756-8228 ext 5411
firstname.lastname@example.org | @migoodridge