Games & Puzzles

With colder weather, our thoughts turn to indoor pursuits. Come try your hand at our many game and puzzle events – a great way to beat the chill and meet new friends!

Game Time

Nordonia Hills Branch
Saturday, January 19: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Meet and join in with players of various games including chess, board and Euro games, role-playing games, mah-jongg, war games, and regular and trading card games. All ages welcome.

Super Bowl Party - For Teens and Tweens

Maple Valley Branch
Tuesday, January 22: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Play Madden with your friends! Registration is requested for this program. Space is limited.

Rock 'n Roll Bingo

Green Branch
Wednesday, January 23: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Try Bingo with music

Virtual Escape Room Part 2

North Hill Branch
Thursday, January 24: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Use the clues and work together to piece together the information that will unlock each floor of this virtual escape room. Grades 4-12.

Play MahJong

Portage Lakes Branch
Saturday, January 26: 10:30am - 12:30pm
All those interested in playing this game, both novice and seasoned players, are welcome.

Puzzle Day - For Teens and Tweens

Maple Valley Branch
Tuesday, January 29: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Today is National Puzzle Day! There will be all kinds of puzzles for you to try.

Teen Time - Wii Gaming Day

Portage Lakes Branch
Tuesday, January 29: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Work off your winter blues as we play Wii. Play the library’s games or bring your own games to play. All Wii games must be T rated or lower.

Super (Nacho) Bowl Party

Tallmadge Branch
Thursday, January 31: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Enjoy food and games in celebration of the upcoming game.

Teen Lounge

Mogadore Branch
Tuesday, February 05: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Stop in to spend time with your friends, enjoy snacks, try new activities, and play video games.

Play MahJong on Thursdays

Portage Lakes Branch
Thursday, February 07: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
All those interested in playing this game, both novice and seasoned players, are welcome.

Wii Gaming - After school games

Kenmore Branch
Thursday, February 07: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hang out in the community room and have some gaming fun with your friends!

Pokemon Club

Green Branch
Monday, February 11: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Monthly kid’s club to discuss Pokemon.

Random Fandom - Superheroes

Northwest Akron Branch
Tuesday, February 12: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for a geek-friendly program series that features your favorite fandom in pop culture (movies, books, gaming, and TV shows). For 4th-12th graders on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

Puzzle Pizzazz Time - Puzzles for adults

Goodyear Branch
Thursday, February 14: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
If you like word searches, dot-to-dots, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, brain-teasers, etc., then stop on in!

STEAM: Minecraft Creative Build-Off

Main Library - Children's Library
Monday, February 18: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Grades 3 to 6: Put your building skills to the test for a chance to win prizes! Space is limited; registration requested.

Teen Lounge

Mogadore Branch
Tuesday, February 19: 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Stop in to spend time with your friends, enjoy snacks, try new activities, and play video games, in a place that’s just for teens.

Game Night - After school games

Kenmore Branch
Wednesday, February 20: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
We have board games, cards, playdoh, and toys. Or, bring in your favorite game from home!

Coding Club

Main Library - Children's Library
Thursday, February 21: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Grades 2 to 6: Learn how to write code, design games, and more! Third Thursdays. Space is limited; registration required.

Chocolate Olympics

Maple Valley Branch
Saturday, February 23: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for challenges, games, and trivia featuring everyone’s favorite sweet treat.

Teen Time

Goodyear Branch
Tuesday, February 26: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
For ages 13-18. Grab a friend and join us for weekly fun & games…and a little bit of seriousness, too!

Monopoly Madness - For Teens and Tweens

Maple Valley Branch
Tuesday, February 26: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Do not pass go! Play all types of Monopoly games.


To learn more about programs like this, please visit our online calendar.

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