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Miami-Dade Public Library System Kicks‑off Storytelling Miami Events with Teen Wii Geek Gaming Competitions

– Teens will battle head‑to‑head to claim gaming superiority and a $100 prize –

(Miami, FL – February 19, 2015) The Miami‑Dade Public Library (MDPLS) is pleased to announce a series of Teen Wii Geek Gaming competitions, the first of a host of Storytelling Miami events throughout the library system in February, March and April. Teens, ages 12‑19, who believe they can reign supreme in head‑to‑head Super Smash Bros. competition are asked to visit one of the branches hosting the competition. Four winners from each branch will be eligible to compete in the finals at the Main Library.

The Teen Wii Gaming competitions will take place on:

Thursday, February 19, 6 p.m.
Naranja Branch

Wednesday, March 4, 3 p.m.
West Kendall Regional

Tuesday, March 10, 3:30 p.m.
Main Library

Wednesday, March 11, 3:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional

Wednesday, March 18, 5 p.m.
North Dade Regional

Saturday, March 21, 4:30 p.m.
Kendall Branch

Tuesday, March 24, 5 p.m.
Miami Lakes Branch

Saturday, March 28, 11 a.m.
West Dade Regional

The finals tournament will take place on Saturday, April 11, Noon at the Main Library.The top scoring teen will take home a $100 Game Stop gift card.

About the Miami-Dade Public Library System

The Miami‑Dade Public Library System (MDPLS), a recipient of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, serves as a community center and learning place where the Miami‑Dade community meets to exchange ideas, learn, share, and create. The Library strives to ensure that all residents, regardless of socioeconomics, will be enriched through access to materials, technology, art and culture and programs so that they may develop the skills they need to create and produce innovations for the 21st century. Through its 50 locations, bookmobiles, special services, website (www.mdpls.org) and MDPLS iLibrary app, the library proudly serves more than 7 million annual visitors. In the more than 40 years of serving the community, the MDPLS continues to experience tremendous change and growth, evolving with the technological needs and requirements of its diverse community.

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