ALA Play

ALAPlay, the popular annual evening gaming event hosted by the Games and Gaming Round Table (GameRT), goes virtual this year!

ALA Play is the premier outlet for gaming at the annual ALA conventions!  Hundreds of library professionals gather and game one evening.

Join us for a night of fun gaming and more at ALA Annual Virtual Conference! This evening of play and exploration is a great way for library workers to explore game resources and programming ideas for their libraries.

More information coming soon!

Virtual ALA Play

Friday, June 25, 2021 6pm - 8pm CT




Virtual ALA Play 2021

Come and play some games! We'llhave multiple breakout rooms with a different game to play in each.

Game FAQs and How to Plays

Jackbox Party Packs:
Are “collections of easy-to-play party games for your friends and family. Players join by simply using the web browser on their smartphone – no app needed! Each pack contains a variety of different games that might ask you to draw weird doodles, write the best inside joke, or answer hilarious trivia questions." ~Jackbox Games

Jackbox How to Play

"In Codenames, two teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first. Spymasters give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. Their teammates try to guess words of the right color while avoiding those that belong to the opposing team. And everyone wants to avoid the assassin." ~Codenames by Vlaada Chvátil

Codenames How to Play
Codenames FAQ

Among Us:
In this social deduction game you and your friends try to fix a failing spaceship all while trying to figure out who is the imposter that hides among you!

Among Us How to Play by IGN

Board Game Arena:
“Board Game Arena (BGA) is an online board game platform. With BGA, you can play online and in real time against players from the whole world. A selection of various board games and card games is available. In order to play, the only thing you need is your browser!” ~BGA

Board Game Arena FAQ