International Games Day 2016

International Games Day
Saturday 19 November 2016

Join us on International Games Day to celebrate games, play, learning and libraries.

Bring along your friends and family and spend the day battling it out on board games including a giant chess board, going to the next level on Minecraft or winning your way through a table top role play game!

Event Program

Board Game Fun
Try your hand at a range of replica 19th and 20th century board games from the Library's collection
When: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Glasshouse, Macquarie Street building

Giant Chess Set for Play
When: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Mitchell Library Reading Room

Table Top Role Playing
When: 10.30 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4.30 pm
Where: Dixson Room, Mitchell Library

Minecraft Fun
When: 10.30 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 4.30 pm
Where: Gallery Room, Mitchell Library

All welcome, suitable for 6-12 year olds. Don't miss out - book now!

Board Game Spot Talk
Hear from one of our curators about the Library's fascinating games collection
When: 11 am to 11.30 am and 2 pm to 2.30 pm
Where: Glasshouse, Macquarie Street building

Jumanji
Join us for a screening of the classic family film about a game that's all too real.
When: 11 am to 12.45 pm and 3 pm to 4.45pm
Where: Metcalfe Auditorium, Macquarie Street building

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Giant chess in the Library

Join us for an oversized game of chess.

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Bajo and Hex tell you why games are an artform worthy of preservation.

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