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Blog Posts by Subject: Games

I'm Sending You to the Graveyard! YuGiOh and Magic at Chatham Square

At the Chatham Square Branch, the children and teens that join together in groups send one clear message to each other when playing two certain card games: I’M SENDING YOU TO THE GRAVEYARD! Read More ›

In Praise of Board Games

The next time we had "no-computer/board game time" I was amazed at the reaction from our regulars. When asked the same question and replying with the standard answer, I heard an exuberant "Ooh! We can play board games now? "Read More ›

Booktalking "Mahjong All Day Long" by Ginnie Lo

Everyone loves mahjong, a Chinese tile matching game. When you play mahjong, you can hear the clicking of the tiles.

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The Kingsbridge TAG Explores Another Side of The Walking Dead

Perhaps you thought that everything that can be said about the zombies-vs.-survivors story The Walking Dead has been said already. You've already read the graphic novels, watched the TV show, and talked about each episode after you watched it. Ah … but have you played the board game?

Earlier this year I received a copy of The Walking Dead board game that is based on the TV show (there's another board game based on the graphic novels), and I figured that my Teen Advisory Group would be up to the challenge of playing it. I also figured that Friday the 

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Booktalking "The Cruisers: Checkmate" by Walter Dean Myers

The Cruisers: Checkmate by Walter Dean Myers, 2011

Alexander, "Zander" for short, is a student at the elite Da Vinci Academy for the Gifted and Talented. There, he belongs to a club known as the Cruisers that publishes an alternative newspaper, The Palette. Each member of the Cruisers has a special talent. Kambui, Zander's best friend, is into

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This Magic Moment: A Magic the Gathering Interview

Hidden Chess Gems

Care for a game of chess? Here are some hidden gems you'll find in our collection.

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J.R. Capablanca. (ca. 1921-1929) Considered by most experts to be one of the strongest players of all time. He was often referred as the Chess Machine.

Max Euwe (1901-1981) Max Euwe was the Fifth World Chess Champion, mathematician, author and former FIDE president.

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Happy Families and Vintage Games

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