Retro Gaming Night

Come to the downtown library and and duke it out in some of Nintendo's biggest retro hits like Mario Kart Double Dash, Super Smash Bros Melee, and other Gamecube classics! First time players and seasoned veterans alike are welcome to compete! 

AADL Board Meeting - October 24, 2022

This meeting will be streamed on this page at 7:00 PM on Monday, October 24th, 2022.

You can attend this meeting in person on the 4th floor of the Downtown Library, or you can watch it live on YouTube from this page.

If you wish to make a public comment at this meeting, you can send your comment, along with your name and address, via email to It will be read during the public comment section of the meeting.

Author Event | John U Bacon: The Greatest Comeback

John U. Bacon presents his new book The Greatest Comeback: How Team Canada Fought Back, Took the Summit Series, and Reinvented Hockey

John U. Bacon is the author of the national bestseller The Great Halifax Explosion and five bestselling books about college football, including Three and OutFourth and LongEndzone, and Bo’s Lasting Lessons, co-authored with Michigan coach Bo Schembechler.

Play the Board Game Diplomacy Online

Diplomacy is a board game first published in 1959 that is more popular today than ever before. Players play major European powers in the years leading up to World War I and strive to be the first to control most of the continent with their armies and navies. But here's the twist: there are no dice, no cards, and nothing random in the game. It all comes down to making (and breaking!) alliances with the other players.

7 Lessons I Learned Becoming a Professional Youtuber with Joe Samulak

Join local YouTube professional Joe Samulak of Kids2Kids for this introductory talk including lessons learned on the road to transforming a passion into a full-time career. Come to learn about the YouTuber experience from Joe (or even his 9-year-old son) and connect with others who are interested in starting a YouTube channel or already active on the platform.







Culinary Historians | Ten Years of Culinary Delights from the International Museum of Dinnerware Design

The International Museum of Dinnerware Design was established in 2012. On its tenth anniversary, Margaret Carney, the director and curator of the museum, will share stories of delicious exhibitions, interweaving culinary delights along the way.

Margaret Carney is a ceramic historian who holds a Ph.D. in Asian art history. Curated IMDD exhibitions include The Art of High Chair Fine Dining, Cake, Butter, Breakfast and the upcoming 2023 invitational and juried exhibition, Entomophagous Dining.