TAG: games

We like it when you play with us

Posted in News on November 1, 2018 at 6:00 am

INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK November 4–10, 2018 Let’s have fun, learn new things, and enjoy time with your friends, families, and neighbors while we play! You’re invited to play games, tackle trivia, and more at our libraries. Game Night For adults & teens Drop in to play a board game or two—Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, and […]

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Exploration: Kids tackle STEM at the library

Posted in News on August 23, 2018 at 6:00 am

Demystify technology. Create slime. Build your own video game using Bloxels. Check out these kids’ STEM programs at our libraries. Take It Apart Curious about how things work? Now you can take them apart and demystify technology! Using basic tools, gloves, and safety goggles, we’ll take apart electronics, small appliances, and other devices don […]

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You’re invited to our Dr. Seuss Celebration

Posted in News on February 8, 2018 at 6:00 am

We’re celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday at the library and you’re invited! In honor of America’s most famous reading teacher, we have planned “lots of good fun that is funny.” We’ll be reading books, making crafts, and playing games. This celebration is for all ages, so bring the whole family! DEER PARK Saturday, Feb 24, 10am–12pm […]

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Holiday gifts: Great new games for giving and playing

Posted in Explore and Discover on November 29, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Rachel Edmondson I love playing games. That’s probably why I also enjoy giving games as presents. Unfortunately, I don’t always have time to discover all the great new games that are coming out. So for the last two years (and this year) I’ve asked the experts at Uncle’s Games to give me recommendations. For […]

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Card games: sneaky, fun math practice

Posted in For You, Parents and Teachers on April 12, 2016 at 6:00 am

By Kelsey Hudson Card games are a way of life in my family. As children, we started off with simple games like Go Fish and Thirty-One. By elementary school, most of us had graduated to Golf and Spades. And forget moving up from the kids’ table at Thanksgiving—in my family you’re considered an adult when […]

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Game On! Games to Give and Receive

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You, kids, Parents and Teachers, Prime Time, Teens on November 18, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Rachel Edmondson My love of strategy games began a long, long time ago, in the days before kids…OK, it wasn’t that long ago, but having game nights with friends was much easier, and happened a lot more frequently, before kids entered the picture. It all began with a group of friends that got together […]

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The No-Excuses Guide to Entertaining

Posted in Explore and Discover, For You on August 21, 2014 at 6:00 am

By Cara Strickland I’ve always loved to have people over. While I enjoy meeting at a restaurant, coffee shop or wide open space, I like the personal nature of inviting someone into my home even better. At least, I like the idea of having people over. Sometimes, when it gets right down to it, I […]

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