Gaming Sunday's @ the library takes place the second and fourth Sundays of each month.  The next scheduled meetings are January 25th, February 8th and 22nd, March 8th and 22nd.  We meet from 12:30-4 pm in meeting rooms 2/3 to play customizable card games such as Yu-Gi-Oh, Pokemon, board games, and anything else people want to bring.  All ages are welcome.

Teen Short Story Writing contest runs between December 19th, 2014 to January 6th, 2015.  The theme this year is My World Turned Upside Down.  Residents of Poplar Creek Library District grades 7 through 12 are eligible to participate.  Judging will be done by local author Laurie Brown and teen author Joelle Charbonneau (The Testing, Independent Study, Graduation Day).  Ms. Charbonneau will be the speaker at the awards presentation in March.  Prizes: 1st place - Kindle, 2nd - book autographed by Ms. Charbonneau, 3rd - gift card from Barnes and Noble.  Rules and procedures may be picked up after December 14th at the Teen Services Desk of the main library, but not before then.  Questions? Call Joyce at (630) 483-4941 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Super Smash Brothers Brawl Tournament will be happening on Saturday December 27th.  For ages 10 and up.  Check in is from 10:30 - 11:30 am with tournament play beginning at 11:30 am and going to around 3:30 pm.  Bring your lunch and your own controller (if you have one).  Snacks and drinks provided.  Prizes are from GameStop.  Additional consoles will be available for non-tournament players.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament will be happening on Saturday January 3rd, 2015 from 11 am to 4:30 pm in meeting rooms 2 and 3.  Players ages 10 and older must arrive by noon for a card deck verification.  No forbidden cards included, and only one of each limited card included.  Players must use the same deck for the entire tournament.  See for the list of forbidden and limited cards.  There will be prizes and refreshments.  No buying, selling, or trading cards. 

There will be a Pokemon League Tournament in Meeting Room 1 from 9-5 on Saturday January 10th, and Saturday February 7th.

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