Minecraft is a video game that offers participants access to a virtual world where they can explore, create, interact, and learn. The Library’s World of Minecraft is filled with historical locations and educational games that help develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills in a safe, secure, and FUN online environment. Activities focus on specific Common Core standards in Reading, Math, and Social Studies.
World of Minecraft at the Library is for youth, ages 10 - 16. The sessions are free and open to the public—no license or experience necessary. Participants can register for one of the sessions below. Registrations will be accepted any time during the 3 weeks, space permitting. Call (502) 574-1644 to register.*
- Session 4: Friday, July 25, 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
- Session 5: Friday, July 25, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
- Session 6: Friday, July 25, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
- Session 7: Monday, July 28, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
- Session 8: Fridays, August 1 & 8, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
- Session 9: Fridays, August 1 & 8, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
- Session 10: Fridays, August 1 & 8, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
- Session 11: Fridays, August 1 & 8, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
All sessions will be held in the Main Library's Computer Learning Center (CLC). These sessions are self-led, but staff will be available to answer questions.
*Groups of 7 or more, please email our Tech Connects Team to register.
To read more about the use of Minecraft in education, check out these articles:
- Minecraft spawns classroom lessons
- Teachers Transform Minecraft for Class Use
- Video game 'Minecraft' finds a home in schools
- Minecraft blowing up the classroom; educators say the game can teach everything from math to genetics