Tuesday, September 26: Injustice 2 Tournment

Have you been playing the new Injustice game since it came out back in May? Sick of beating all your usual buddies in matches? Join us for our Injustice 2 Tournament on Tuesday, September 26 at 6 p.m. in the Vortex!

injustice 2

Test your mettle against other contestants in one-on-one matches. The victor will receive $20 in gift cards to Target!

Sign up today!

There Can Be Only One!

Everyone likes the classic card game, Uno, right?

Rejoice! The Vortex will be hosting its first-ever UNO TOURNAMENT on Thursday, August 24 from 6–7 p.m. in the Vortex. That gives you a week to register. Hurry while there’s still room!

We’ll play as many one-on-one games as it takes to get to one Uno Champion! The 1st Place Winner will take home a shiny, new gift card all their own!

Register here!


Superhero VS. Villain Showdown – Week 2

The first round of voting in the Superhero VS. Villain Showdown is complete. Teens can vote for their favorite heroes and villains in a bracket-style tournament. Week 2 voting will run Monday, June 22 – Sunday, June 28.  Votes will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Regal 12 movie theater gift card! One vote per person, per week.

The Avengers dominated the superhero bracket knocking out Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and more.   And in a surprise move, The Joker was eliminated by the Green Goblin.  Here are the match-ups for Round 2.

Iron Man vs. Thor
Spiderman vs. Captain America
Wolverine vs. The Incredible Hulk
Black Widow vs. The Flash

Lex Luthor vs. The Green Goblin
Bane vs. Doomsday
Ultron vs. Catwoman
Magneto vs. Loki

Remember to vote online or in the Vortex!


Superhero vs. Villain Showdown

Who is your favorite superhero or villain? We will pit heroes and villains against each other in a bracket voting tournament to determine the ultimate winner. Voting will start Monday, June 15 and continue on for 5 weeks through July 19 with the winner announced July 20.

Each new weekly bracket will start on Monday with voting going through to the following Sunday. Voting slips will be entered into a drawing to win a $25 Regal 12 movie theater gift card! One vote per person, per week.

The first round of competition has started.  Teens in 6th – 12th grade can vote in the Vortex or online until Sunday, June 21st.


Hey teens, don’t forget to sign up for the International Game Day events taking place on Saturday, November 16th!


Sign up for any of the events by calling us at 630.685.4199, stopping in and seeing us at a reference desk or by going online at http://www.fountaindale.org and going onto our calendar section. Please register for each event individually. Library card required. For grades 6 -12.

Hope to see you there!