Events & Classes

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Mar 2

Learn and Play Go

Sat Mar 2
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sellwood-Moreland Library

In this gentle introduction to the world’s oldest continuously played strategy board game,  you'll learn the basics and play with others. Build your strategic thinking and logic skills, improve your concentration and meet a community of friendly Go players.

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Mar 2

Game Truck

Sat Mar 2
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rockwood Library

GameTruck Portland is coming to the library! Drop in and enjoy their state-of-the-art Mobile Game Theater, with big screens, over 100 video games and the latest consoles, staffed by experienced GameCoaches.

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Mar 2

Get into the Game Industry when you feel like an Outsider

Sat Mar 2
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Central Library

There are plenty of BIPOC and women/female-identifying creators doing innovative work in video games, yet this multi-billion dollar industry is notorious for being dominated by white male perspectives. Panelists Anthony Sims, Daniel H.

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Mar 3

2024 人人阅读 中文阅读讨论会

Sun Mar 3
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Woodstock Library

全程以华语进行,交换阅读心得,谈谈美国剧作家 加·澤文(Gabrielle Zevin)2022年的小说创作《明日传奇》(Tomorrow, Tomorrow, Tomorrow)。

Mar 9

Game Truck

Sat Mar 9
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library

GameTruck Portland is coming to the library! Drop in and enjoy their state-of-the-art Mobile Game Theater, with big screens, over 100 video games and the latest consoles, staffed by experienced GameCoaches.

See event description for registration details.
Mar 9

Learn and Play Go

Sat Mar 9
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kenton Library

In this gentle introduction to the world’s oldest continuously played strategy board game,  you'll learn the basics and play with others. Build your strategic thinking and logic skills, improve your concentration and meet a community of friendly Go players.

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Mar 10

Learn and Play Go

Sun Mar 10
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Woodstock Library

In this gentle introduction to the world’s oldest continuously played strategy board game,  you'll learn the basics and play with others. Build your strategic thinking and logic skills, improve your concentration and meet a community of friendly Go players.

See event description for registration details.
Mar 16

Demystifying AI, with Ramón Alvarado

Sat Mar 16
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Central Library

From ChatGPT to risk assessment algorithms, the use of machine-learning tools is increasing. Philosopher and data ethicist Ramón Alvarado grapples with questions of trust and bias in the implementation of AI.

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Mar 16

Learn and Play Go

Sat Mar 16
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Belmont Library

In this gentle introduction to the world’s oldest continuously played strategy board game,  you'll learn the basics and play with others. Build your strategic thinking and logic skills, improve your concentration and meet a community of friendly Go players.

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Mar 16

Desmitificar la IA con Ramón Alvarado

Sat Mar 16
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Central Library

 Las tecnologías de la Inteligencia Artificial se han vuelto omnipresentes recientemente, desde aplicaciones de chat y búsqueda hasta sistemas de recomendación en nuestras plataformas de entretenimiento y redes sociales, pasando por usos financieros y médicos e incluso interacciones sociales.

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Mar 23

Everybody Reads 2024: Janky Arcade

Sat Mar 23
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Gresham Library

Leave your quarters at home, bring your friends and come play! The Janky Arcade is a free-to-play four-screen interactive arcade. Each screen offers different controls and games from the 1980s-90s.

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Mar 23

Learn and Play Go

Sat Mar 23
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rockwood Library

In this gentle introduction to the world’s oldest continuously played strategy board game,  you'll learn the basics and play with others. Build your strategic thinking and logic skills, improve your concentration and meet a community of friendly Go players.

See event description for registration details.
Mar 24

Everybody Reads 2024: Janky Arcade

Sun Mar 24
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Gresham Library

Leave your quarters at home, bring your friends and come play! The Janky Arcade is a free-to-play four-screen interactive arcade. Each screen offers different controls and games from the 1980s-90s.

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Mar 25

Everybody Reads 2024: Janky Arcade

Mon Mar 25
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Gresham Library

Leave your quarters at home, bring your friends and come play! The Janky Arcade is a free-to-play four-screen interactive arcade. Each screen offers different controls and games from the 1980s-90s.

See event description for registration details.
Mar 25

Making Games with Roblox: Teen Camp

Mon Mar 25
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rockwood Library

Learn how to build video games using the extremely popular Roblox platform! We'll learn about game design, 3D modelling, animation and programming. Then we'll use Roblox Studio, the free program that professional developers use to make Roblox games.

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Mar 26

Everybody Reads 2024: Janky Arcade

Tue Mar 26
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Gresham Library

Leave your quarters at home, bring your friends and come play! The Janky Arcade is a free-to-play four-screen interactive arcade. Each screen offers different controls and games from the 1980s-90s.

See event description for registration details.
Mar 26

Making Games with Roblox: Teen Camp

Tue Mar 26
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rockwood Library

Learn how to build video games using the extremely popular Roblox platform! We'll learn about game design, 3D modelling, animation and programming. Then we'll use Roblox Studio, the free program that professional developers use to make Roblox games.

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Mar 26

Discusión del libro Mañana, y mañana, y mañana

Tue Mar 26
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Gregory Heights Library

Acompáñenos en una conversación acerca del libro Mañana, y Mañana, y Mañana de la autora Gabrielle Zevin. El libro cuenta la historia de dos amigos que experimentan los altibajos de su relación y su vida mientras crean y diseñan juegos juntos.

Mar 26

Book Discussion: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

Tue Mar 26
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Offsite

Join our partners at Broadway Books for a facilitated discussion around our Everybody Reads title, Gabrielle Zevin's Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow. 

This event is held at Broadway Books, located at Broadway Books, 1714 NE Broadway Ave, Portland.

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Mar 27

Making Games with Roblox: Teen Camp

Wed Mar 27
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Rockwood Library

Learn how to build video games using the extremely popular Roblox platform! We'll learn about game design, 3D modelling, animation and programming. Then we'll use Roblox Studio, the free program that professional developers use to make Roblox games.

See event description for registration details.