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Thursday, August 16, 2012

After-Hours Fun

Last week, the Hudson Area Library, in cooperation with the Teen Advisory Board, offered an after-hours Fun and Games Night at the library.  From 6:30-10:00 pm, the 11 TAB volunteers and two adult chaperones kept busy running games, ice-breakers, and more for the 18 ten-twelve-year-olds who attended.  They took over the whole library!

The library borrowed a board game kit and Guitar Hero Kit from IFLS*, and then supplied plenty of fun of their own.  Carol Hardin, teen librarian, says:  "We had a trivia contest and ended up with a Prize Game show where the kids had to choose between box #1 & box #2. (With silly prizes...thanks for the great idea from other librarians' sharing at one of the IFLS workshops!) If the noise level was any indication, it was a blast! The exit surveys concur.

*To borrow IFLS Kits, contact Leah at langby @ ifls.lib.wi.us.

Games in the children's room:

 Playing spoons in the adult stacks:
 Trivia in the teen section
 More games in the periodical section:

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