International Games Week kicked off yesterday and we’re celebrating all week long with displays in the library, special posts on social media (check out our Facebook and Instagram pages!), and an exciting game demo of the Middle-Earth Strategy Battle Game.
International Games Week is an initiative from the American Library Association to show through the libraries around the world the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games.
It’s the perfect week to check out our wide selection of board games and video games to play with the whole family and make every night family game night!
The William Allen White Award was created in 1952 to celebrate the memory of one of Kansas’ most distinguished citizens. The award is the oldest statewide children’s book award in the United States and was established to encourage the children of Kansas to read and enjoy good books.
This year’s reading lists are in! Click on the title or image of the book to place the item on hold. Voting opens in January 2020!
A feminist, alternate history of the 1950s and the space race, which begins with a huge meteorite obliterating much of the eastern United States, accelerating efforts to colonize space. Also a 2018 Nebula Award Winner.
Wayfarers follows the crew of the Wayfarer, a spaceship, which has seen better days, and its mostly alien crew … if they survive the long trip through war-torn interstellar space without endangering any of the fragile alliances that keep the galaxy peaceful.
Maika Halfwolf has begun to unlock the mysteries of her past–but the challenges of the present are only growing. As the impending war between humans and Arcanics creeps ever closer, and powerful players fight for the chance to control her future, Maika finds she must work with Zinn, the Monstrum that lives inside her, in order to ensure their mutual survival.
Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic, but everything changed the night magic disappeared. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and she must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is determined to eradicate magic for good.
Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, screenplay by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman, directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman