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International Games Day: E-Books

International Games Week. International Games Week is an initiative run by volunteers from around the world to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games

E-books

Big Book of Family Games : 101 Original Family & Group Games that Don't Need Charging

Bring family and friends together for hours of entertainment and real social interaction. The Big Book of Family Game s: 101 Original Group Games That Don't Need Charging brings people together for hours of hilarious, interactive, technology-free fun that requires virtually nothing more than pens and paper. This travel-friendly book guarantees hours of engaging entertainment with 101 original, rigorously tested games that challenge each player's ability to strategize, bluff, read minds, memorize, think quickly, solve puzzles, and more. No texting, tweeting, or web surfing allowed!

Games with Codes and Ciphers / Norvin Pallas. 

Intrigue your friends with birthday prophecies, spin a mystifying wheel of fortune, travel through the Valley of Fear, and take on Dad's Challenge! This collection presents scores of intriguing brainteasers from the fascinating world of codes and ciphers. Assembled by a master puzzle-maker, these activities are inspired by sources as diverse as the Sherlock Holmes stories and the procedures of the U.S. Navy. Code-breakers ages 8 and up can go on cryptic treasure hunts, engage in surreptitious writing, send secret messages, and learn all about fingerprinted words. Other puzzles feature a foolproof code (perfect for keeping a private diary), three-letter patterns, a nonreciprocal alphabet, and much more. The stimulating and entertaining challenges include easy-to-follow directions as well as complete solutions.