Games galore! It's International Games Month

International Games Month

By Arthur Dollard

Tabletop games are secret teachers. While they are playing, children are learning skills like taking turns, reading, counting, science, and world geography. According to America's Foundation for Chess, there are 169,518,829,100,544,000,000,000,000,000 (approximately 1.70x1029) ways to play the first ten moves of a game of chess.

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Friends Annual Meeting Saturday, October 21

Do you know a child, ’tween, or teen who has participated in Grand County Library District’s (GCLD) Summer Reading Program; checked out a Launchpad, Read-Along, or STEAM kit; or participated in one of GCLD’s age-specific events such as the “Teen Takeover?” Do you know someone who has purchased a used book at the Granby Fourth of July or Grand Lake Buffalo Day sales or at one of the branch libraries? If so, then you know someone who has benefited from the work of the Friends of the Grand County Library (FOGCL).