board games Tag

A Chance Meeting A secret society met recently at the library, by coincidence on the same night and time as Open Game Night. Called the Society of Luminaries, this small, card-driven cohort gathered in one of the Library's meeting rooms to play their peculiar game called...

If your last interaction with a board game was a tedious slog of Monopoly that ended with someone (not you, surely) up-ending the game board and walking away, let me invite you to try something else. Both the variety and quality of tabletop games have...

Summer Reading Club is up to full speed, and it's busy in the Children's Room! Today was the first day for the free lunch program - Quakers' Lunch Truck, sponsored by the USDA and Plainfield Community School Corporation- which brings a lot of people...

Our J Library of Things now includes floor puzzles and new board games for children! They can be put on hold at home or checked out at the library. Don’t have a library card? All of our puzzles, board games, and STEM kits can be...

Do you have a favorite Disney villain? Disney movies often give us such delightfully wicked villains, it's hard not to form some attachment to them. If you have a soft spot for the likes of Ursula, Jafar, or Maleficent - you're in luck! The game Villainous...

Last week, we played Kremlin, an old Avalon Hill game of political intrigue set in the late Soviet Politburo. Each player controls a faction vying to "influence" the various politicians in the Politburo, helping them advance through the ranks. But be careful! The path to...

The Spiel des Jahres award (Game of the Year, for you non-German speakers) is the Oscars of the board gaming community. This award, given every year, celebrates excellence in board game design. The main focus of the SdJ are family games, but special awards are...

At our last Open Game Night, we played Whistle Stop by Bezier Games! Whistle Stop has a great tile placement action combined with the classic pick-up-and deliver motif allowing you to move your trains from starting cities on the East Coast to the high-reward end...

[caption id="attachment_18314" align="alignleft" width="225"] Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown[/caption] We confirmed Shakespeare's famous line many times at our June Open Game Night with a fun game of Citadels, the city-building card game with plenty of opportunities to betray, steal and otherwise spoil an...

You may have noticed some changes to the board games and STEM kits in the Children's Room! There is a new system in place for browsing and checking out these cool collections. Board Games: All available board games are on display behind the Imagination Hub. Take...