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Miami Dade College to Host International Games Week - Hialeah Campus
Start Date: 11/8/2019Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 11/8/2019End Time: 2:00 PM
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The Learning Resources Department at Miami Dade College (MDC) will join over a thousand libraries around the world during International Games Week, Nov. 3-9, as they transform their libraries with play. Like many other libraries across the country and around the world, Learning Resources will offer special gaming programs and events for students.  

International Games Week is an international initiative supported by the American Library Association (ALA), the Australian Library and Information Association, Nordic Game Week, Finnish Game Week and L'Associazione Italiana Biblioteche. For more information, please visit http://games.ala.org.

Join MDC's Learning Resources Department to play and learn all weeklong with the following college-wide events:

Monday, Nov. 4
LitQuest: Escape the Library
12 – 1 p.m.
Hialeah Campus, Hialeah Learning Commons, Room 1400
1780 W 49th St.
Solve clues to find the codes to unlock a prize and escape the library. Can you and your friends solve all the puzzles in time?

Tuesday, Nov. 5
Live Let's Play
12 – 1 p.m.
Hialeah Campus, Hialeah Learning Commons, Room 1400
1780 W 49th St. 
The storyline of video games can teach us about more than how to find cheat codes. Dr. Monica Molina plays GRIS with us while we discuss mental health and the journey towards recovery and acceptance.

The Power of Narrative
12:40 – 1:30 p.m.
Padrón Campus, Learning Commons, Room 6011-31
627 SW 27th Ave.
Engage with all versions of storytelling from oral and visual to living in print. It's in our history, beliefs, and entertainment. Here, you will start to put the pieces of narrative together.

Wednesday, Nov. 6
Faire Game: Tabletop & Card Open-Gaming
12 – 1 p.m.
Hialeah Campus, 5101 Plaza
1780 W 49th St.
Join us in the plaza to play some tabletop board games, card games, or even giant Jenga while indulging in cotton candy, popcorn, and other fun snacks at the fair.

Culture shock: Playthrough of Mario Odyssey
12 – 1 p.m.
Padrón Campus, Learning Commons, Room 6011-31
627 SW 27th Ave.
Is there more to gaming than getting to the end? We see the Easter eggs and the references, so we're sharing some through a LIVE playthrough of one of our favorites!

Gaming Day
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
West Campus, Garage Plaza
3800 N.W. 115 Ave.
Faculty and staff from Academic Affairs, Academic Support Lab, LR, STEM Space, Student Life, and the Lair will collaborate to offer opportunities to play a variety of traditional and electronic games including robotics, STEM Jeopardy, brainteasers, chess games, and ping-pong.

Thursday, Nov. 7
D&D Live
12 – 1 p.m.
Hialeah Campus, Student Life Lobby
1780 W 49th St.
Role-playing games are the ultimate of creativity and strategic thinking. Create a character, join a team, and begin your quest.

The Magic of Story Boarding and Game Creation
12:45 – 1:15 p.m. and 2:10 – 2:45 p.m.
Padrón Campus, Learning Commons, Room 6011-31
627 SW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33135
You can be the architect of the perfect game. Come ready to craft narratives with visual media and learn the creative process from 2-D to rates per second magic.

Live Play Action: Mobile Storytelling
1:15 – 1:55 p.m., and 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
Padrón Campus, Learning Commons, Room 6011-31
627 SW 27th Ave.
Gaming is evolving traditional storytelling and increasing innovative play. Celebrate groundbreaking art with a LIVE session of the award-winning game, Florence by Annapurna Interactive Studio.

Friday, Nov. 8
Gaming Tournament
12 – 2 p.m.
Hialeah Campus, Room 5101A
1780 W 49th St.
Do you have what it takes to be the ultimate gamer? Come try your hand at the Hialeah Campus gaming tournament to see if you can come out on top.

The Power of Narrative
12 – 1 p.m.
Padrón Campus, Learning Commons, Room 6011-31
627 SW 27 Ave.
Is there more to gaming than getting to the end? We see the Easter eggs and the references, so we're sharing some through a LIVE playthrough of one of our favorites!

Location Information:
Hialeah Campus - Student Services Lobby  (View Map)
1780 W 49th Street
Hialeah, FL 33012
Phone: 305-237-8700
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