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International Games Week

Read, learn, play! Campbelltown City Library will join over a thousand libraries around the world for the eleventh annual celebration of gaming in libraries ā€“ also known as International Games Week!

International Games Week

Like many libraries across the country and around the world, Campbelltown City Library will offer a special gaming program suitable for the whole family in celebration of International Games Week!

This special week runs from Saturday 3 November to Friday 9 November and all our library branches will be celebrating with a variety of gaming events for all ages. Take a look at the schedule below!

International Games Week is an international initiative supported by the American Library Association, the Australian Library and Information Association, Nordic Game Day, and L’Associazione Italiana Bibliotech.


Games Day schedule of events

Saturday 3 November, 10.30am - 2.30pm

Visit HJ Daley Library, Campbelltown as we celebrate games for all ages!

The day will include:

  • Board games
  • Console gaming
  • Zombie Escape Room
  • VR Experience
  • STEM craft
  • Retro Arcade Games
  • Video Game Voice Actress: Aimee Smith
  • Online Game Commentator: Kevin Zhu
  • Quidditch with the Macarthur Weasleys
  • Outdoor games (weather permitting)
  • Lucky Door Prize
  • And more!

This is a free, all ages event. No bookings necessary!

Please note: Voice actress, Aimee Smith and online game commentator, Kevin Zhu, will be discussing the gaming industry plus a Q&A session from 10.45am - 11.30am.



Games Week schedule of events

During this special week, each library will also be hosting a variety of afternoon gaming activities. Please see the schedule below:


Board Game Madness

Spend the afternoon playing board games.

Where: HJ Daley, Eagle Vale, Greg Percival and Glenquarie Library

When: Monday 5 November - Friday 9 November

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free

No bookings required.



Zombie Escape Room

Find the cure, save the world in this zombie themed Escape Room at HJ Daley Library!

Escape time: Approx. 10 minutes

Where: HJ Daley Library, Campbelltown 

When: Monday 5 November to Friday 9 November

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Ages: Recommended age 12+ unless accompanied by an adult.

Cost: Free

To make a booking, please phone 4645 4444.



Building Blocks Challenge

See what you can build using different coloured building blocks!

Where: Eagle Vale Library

When: Monday 5 November to Friday 9 November

Time: 2pm - 5pm

Ages: 2+

Cost: Free

No bookings required.



Chess Club

Challenge the chess master.

Where: Eagle Vale Library

When: Tuesday 6 November

Time: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free

No bookings required.



Giant Chess

Challenge your family and friends to a game of giant chess!

Where: Greg Percival Library, Ingleburn

When: Monday 5 November to Friday 9 November

Time: During library opening hours

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free

No bookings required.



Console Gaming!

Challenge your friends and family to some console games!

Where: Glenquarie Library

When: Monday 5 November to Friday 9 November

Time: 2pm - 4.30pm

Ages: All ages

Cost: Free

No bookings required.



Date and time

  • Saturday 03 November 2018 / 10.30AM to Friday 09 November 2018 / 8.30PM
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Suitable for

This is an all-ages event.

Toddlers 0-4Kids 5-11Youth 12-17Young Adults 18 -24FamiliesAdultsSeniorsEveryone

Cost

This is a free event.

Booking information

No bookings are required.

For more information, call us on 02 4645 4444
Event category: Major EventsOther Community ServiceWorkshops, Conferences & Seminars
-34.070273,150.8065467
1 Hurley St, Campbelltown 2560
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Get directions

Venue: HJ Daley Library

Location: 1 Hurley St, Campbelltown 2560

Transport: Onsite parking available.
10 minute walk from Campbelltown train station and regular buses available.
Venue is wheelchair accessible.

Phone: 02 4645 4444

Email: library@campbelltown.nsw.gov.au

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