Are you game? Come to the Public Library Nov. 10 for National Gaming Day | Arts & Culture
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is participating in National Gaming Day Saturday, Nov. 10, with plenty of events for the whole family at select branches.
Young gamers can interact with a diverse group of peers, share their expertise with others, and develop new strategies for gaming and learning. Activities include video games, board games, card games, trivia, puzzles and much more.
For details, visit www.CincinnatiLibrary.org.
2012 National Gaming Day activities
Main Library (800 Vine St. 513-369-6900)
TeenSpot – Host of intra-branch tournament for teens.
Children’s Learning Center – Multigenerational games of yesteryear and today. Also a “make your own” game.
Popular Library Lounge - For adults. Come play a variety of card games. Also, check out a display of gaming books.
- Anderson (7450 State Road, 513-369-6030) – Open play for all ages of table and computer games.
- Avondale (3566 Reading Road, 513-369-4440) – Board games for all ages.
- Blue Ash (4911 Cooper Road, 513-369-6051) Open board gaming.
- Cheviot (3711 Robb Ave., 513-369-6015) – Board game bonanza for all ages.
- Clifton (351 Ludlow Ave., 513-369-4447) – Board games for all ages.
College Hill (1400 W. North Bend Road, 513-369-6036) – Multigenerational Wii games of Drive with Mario, Bowling or Smash with Yoshi. Also board and card games for all ages.
- Corryville (2802 Vine St., 513-369-6034) – Classic board games.
- Covedale (4980 Glenway Ave., 513-369-4460) – Host of intra-branch Wii tournament for teens.
- Deer Park (3970 E. Galbraith Road, 513-369-4450) – Words with Friends (otherwise known as Scrabble) for adults. Registration required.
- Delhi Township (5095 Foley Road, 513-369-6019) – Wii Bowling Challenge
- Elmwood Place (6120 Vine St,. 513-369-4452) – UNO tournament for kids
- Forest Park (655 Waycross Road, 513-369-4478) – Role-playing and board games for ages 7-16.
- Green Township (6525 Bridgetown Road, 513-369-6095) – Board and card games for all ages. Wii tournaments and Lego Club at 2 p.m.
- Greenhills (7 Endicott St., 513-369-4441) Euchre for teens, adults or for anyone who knows how to play or would like to learn.
- Groesbeck (2994 W. Galbraith Road, 513-369-4454)– Host of intra-branch Wii tournament for tweens.
- Harrison (10398 New Haven Road, 513-369-4442) – Wii Bowling for all ages.
- Hyde Park (2747 Erie Ave., 513-369-4456) – Board games for all ages.
- Loveland (649 Loveland-Madeira Road, 513-369-4476) – Board games including checkers, chess and Worst-Case Scenario Survival game.
- Madeira (7200 Miami Ave., 513-369-6028) – Mario Kart Wii and other favorites.
- Mariemont (3810 Pocahontas Ave., 513-369-4467) – Bingo for kids.
- Miami Township (8 North Miami Ave., 513-369-6050) – Host of intra-branch Wii tournament for tweens.
- Monfort Heights (3825 West Fork Road, 513-369-4472) – Host of intra-branch Wii tournament for teens (Super Smash Brothers).
- Mt. Healthy (7608 Hamilton Ave., 513-369-4469) – Board games, card games and Angry Birds (library style) for all ages including families.
- Mt. Washington (2049 Beechmont Ave., 513-369-6033) – “Saturday Afternoon with the Mario Brothers” targeting ages 6-18 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Board games and puzzles also available.
- North Central (11109 Hamilton Ave., 513-369-6068) – Wii and board games for all ages to play together. Play Mancala, Jenga, Go Fish and more.
- Northside (4219 Hamilton Ave., 513-369-4449) – Board games for kids.
- Norwood (4325 Montgomery Road, 513-369-6037) – Board games for all ages. Snacks included.
- Oakley (4033 Gilmore Ave., 513-369-6038) – Board games for all ages.
- Pleasant Ridge (6233 Montgomery Road, 513-369-4488) - Board games for all ages from 1 p.m.-2 p.m.
- Price Hill (3215 Warsaw Ave., 513-369-4490) – Yu-Gi-Oh Club program from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Also Tales to Tails program from 1 p.m.-2 p.m. and Dog Bingo from 2 p.m.-3 p.m.
- Reading (9001 Reading Road, 513-369-4465) – Chess for adults from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and a preschool storytime in the children’s area at 2 p.m. Twister, Harry Potter Trivia, and Operation starting at 3 p.m.
- St. Bernard (4803 Tower Ave., 513-369-4462) – Board and card games.
- Sharonville (10980 Thornview Drive, 513-369-6049) – Board games and card games for all ages with a focus on kids. Teens from Sharonville Teen Advisory Board will help kids learn games that they might not have played before.
- Symmes Township (11850 East Enyart Road, 513-369-6001) – Wii and other board games.
- Walnut Hills (2533 Kemper Lane, 513-369-6053) – Checkers for all ages.
- Westwood (3345 Epworth Ave., 513-369-4474) – Host of intra-branch Wii tournament for teens.
- Wyoming (500 Springfield Pike, 513-369-6014) – Variety of board games and puzzles for all ages.
Inter-branch Wii tournament match-ups
- Covedale vs. Groesbeck – MarioKart
- Monfort Heights vs. TeenSpot (Main) – Super Smash Brothers
- Miami Township vs. Westwood – Mario & Sonic at the Olympics