Game design workshop offered today in Port Angeles

Peninsula Daily News

PORT ANGELES — A workshop about game design for young people is planned at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today.

The free workshop for those from 12 to 18 years old is part of the Spark a Reaction summer reading program set at public libraries throughout Clallam County this summer through Aug. 2.

Today's workshop offers participants the opportunity to learn about game design, including 3-D tools with world creation and programming and basic 2-D online game design tools.

A limited number of computers are available. Students are encouraged to bring their own electronic device (such as a laptop or tablet) if they have them.

This and other Spark a Reaction workshops for young adults will be facilitated by Sequim Middle School science teacher Caleb Gentry.

Space is limited, so pre-registration is recommended.

To register, visit www.nols.org, email youth@nols.org or phone 360-417-8500, ext. 7705.

Young adults can participate in Spark a Reaction by signing up at any North Olympic Library System branch — which includes the Sequim, Forks and Clallam Bay libraries as well as the Port Angeles Library — and reading at least three books before Saturday, Aug. 2.

Each teen who reads at least three books will receive a free book of his or her choice and be entered for the grand prize drawing for a Netbook.

Teens also can be entered into the grand prize drawing by attending this workshop series and doing other activities detailed on the game cards available at any of the libraries.

Last modified: July 09. 2014 11:29PM
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