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Games in Libraries

  • Illimat is a game with an unusual genesis. Rather than starting with an interesting mechanic, a cool theme, or a dynamic strategy as a design
  • During my time at Gen Con, I was able to play or observe several games in an effort to get a feel for if they
  • The scene opens on a beach. Enter Hamlet. Enter Juliet? Hamlet – I am sick when I do look on thee! Juliet – You speak

ALA Advocacy News

  • CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) is reminding library users that they only have two weeks left to nominate their favorite librarians for the 2018 I Love My Librarian Award. This year’s nominations will close Mon., Oct. 1 at midnight Central Daylight Time.
  • CHICAGO – American Library Association (ALA) and its chapters in North Carolina , South Carolina and Virginia are working to assist libraries affected by Hurricane Florence. Support efforts will involve most Atlantic Seaboard libraries in serving as a lifeline for residents in dire need of FEMA and insurance forms, access to electrical power, internet access, heat or important information about storm relief and recovery efforts.  
  • Speaking out for banned and challenged books is vital in the fight against censorship. This Banned Books Week (September 23-29), the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) is hosting a letter-writing campaign that celebrates stories that have made an impact.