board games Tag

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...

Yesterday was busy at the library, and we spotted people playing games including Bloxels, Daniel Tiger's Welcome to Main Street Game, and The Fairy Game. Just look at all the games you can play in the Children's Room of the library! There are circulating copies of...

Join us for Open Game Night - Wednesday, February 7th at 6 pm. Learn a new game and meet some new friends! We'll bring out a game or two from our growing collection to play. Last month we played Photosynthesis (pictured left) from Blue Orange...