International Games Day @ your library is scheduled for Saturday, November 16, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Switzer Public Library in Marietta.
An initiative of the American Library Association (ALA), International Games Day @ your library is designed to “reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games.”
At Switzer Public Library, there will be board games and puzzles for various ages, group play with Nintendo Wii and other activities. The Saturday afternoon program is for children and adults accompanying their children. For more information, please call (770) 528-2320.
Also known this year as IGD13, Games Day events reportedly are planned for more than 1,000 locations throughout the world. ALA’s web site for the annual event is http://igd.ala.org.
Additional Games Day events scheduled for November in Cobb libraries include:
- Tweens International Game Day Celebration at South Cobb Regional Library on November 19, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tweens celebrate by playing video and board games. Ages 10 to 13. Information: (678) 398-5828.
- Family Gaming Day! at Mountain View Regional Library on Monday, November 25, 1p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Come hang out and play popular family board games, build with Legos and play on the Nintendo Wii with your family and friends. All ages welcome. No registration required. Information: (770) 509-4964.