To gamers of all ages:

 The Academy Library is pleased to announce that on Saturday, November 3rd, we will host International Games Day, an annual event when libraries worldwide celebrate gaming.  The Library will be open as normal and close at 4:00pm, but will reopen to the PEA Community from 5:00-10:00pm for this special event.

 We’re thrilled to be one of 2,000 participating libraries, and we hope you like our lineup.  With a mix of current and retro video, board, and card games as well as a children’s area, we have something for everyone.  Here’s the breakdown:

 4th Floor Video Games (6:00-10:00pm):

  • Two 80’’ monitors, each equipped with an Xbox 360, four controllers, Madden NFL 13, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Halo: Reach, and Left 4 Dead 2
  • TV with a Nintendo Gamecube, four controllers, Mario Kart: Double Dash, Super Smash Bros. Melee, and Super Monkey Ball
  • TV with a Nintendo 64, four controllers, Mario Kart 64, Super Smash Bros., GoldenEye 007, and Mario Party

3rd Floor and 2nd Floor Board/Card Games (6:00-10:00pm):

Apples to Apples, Liar’s Dice, Dixit, Pizza Theory, Roll through the Ages, Monopoly, Scrabble, Catch Phrase, Trivial Pursuit, Ascension, Uno, Guillotine, Summoner Wars, Chess, Backgammon, Cribbage, card table and chips, and more!

1st Floor Children’s Games (5:00-7:00pm):

      Zingo Bingo, Angry Birds, puzzles, coloring, and more!

There will be plenty of space, so feel free to bring your own games and join in the fun!  If you are interested in helping run the event or have suggestions, please contact Christopher Roy at

Game on!