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Gamers gather Friday, Jan. 31, at the Orland Park Public Library for a “History of Mario” interactive exhibit. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Adrian (left) and Cayden Puente, of Orland Hills play “Super Mario Galaxy 2” on Friday, Jan. 31, during Orland Park Public Library’s “History of Mario” interactive exhibit. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Luigi — also known as Youth Services librarian Alex Pappas — gives Wisam Alhato, of Orland Park, gaming advice during the “History of Mario” interactive exhibit.
Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter
2:12 pm CST February 4, 2020
From the debut of “Super Mario Bros.” in 1985 to the release of “Super Mario Odyssey” in 2017, the Orland Park Public Library examined the many incarnations of one of Nintendo’s most beloved characters with its “History of Mario” interactive exhibit.