Board Game Night digital book display

We're excited about Norman East's new weekly Board Game Night series at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Dec. 11 and 18, as well as on each Tuesday from January through March! We've put together a list of our favorite books about gaming below:

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

Children's Fiction CF GRABENSTEIN, Children's Compact Disk CF CD GRABENSTEIN, OverDrive eBook & Audiobook

Kyle Keeley is the class clown, popular with most kids, (if not the teachers), and an ardent fan of all games, board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the building of the new town library.

Cool Board Games by Rebecca Felix 

Children's Nonfiction CNF 794 FE 

Create your very own board games.

 

Games I Can Play by Petra Boase 

Children's Nonfiction CNF 790 BO 

16 great games to play, from ball games, skipping, jumping and dancing to giant 'board' games.

 

Murder Games by James Patterson

Adult Fiction F PATTERSON, Adult Large Print Fiction LP F PATTERSON, Adult Compact Disc Book CD PATTERSON, OverDrive eBook & Audioboook

A tenacious Manhattan police officer determined to stop a serial killer who leaves playing cards at the scenes of unrelated victims teams up with a brilliant professor whose book has been connected to the murders against a backdrop of high-profile tabloid speculation.

 

Nemesis Games by James S.A. Corey

Adult Science Fiction SF COREY, OverDrive eBook & Audioboook

A thousand worlds have opened, and the greatest land rush in human history has begun. As wave after wave of colonists leave, the power structures of the old solar system begin to buckle. Ships are disappearing without a trace. Private armies are being secretly formed. The sole remaining protomolecule sample is stolen. Terrorist attacks previously considered impossible bring the inner planets to their knees. The sins of the past are returning to exact a terrible price. And as a new human order is struggling to be born in blood and fire, James Holden and the crew of the Rocinante must struggle to survive and get back to the only home they have left.

Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Teen Fiction TEEN F COLLIN, Teen Compact Disc Book TEEN CD COLLINS, OverDrive eBook & Audioboook

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.

 

Dangerous Games by Daneille Steel

Adult Fiction F STEEL, Adult Large Print Fiction LP F STEEL, Adult Compact Disc Book CD STEEL, OverDrive eBook

A television journalist and an ex-Navy SEAL place their lives at risk during a perilous assignment involving a corrupt vice president and his connections to the revered widow of a visionary, assassinated scion of a powerful political family.

 

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

Childrens Picture Book P VAN ALLSBURG, OverDrive eBook

Left on their own for an afternoon, two bored and restless children find more excitement than they bargained for in a mysterious and mystical jungle adventure board game.

 

Beginner’s Guide to American Mah Jongg by Elaine Sandberg

Adult Nonfiction 795.34 SA, OverDrive eBook

Learn the fascinating game of American Mahjong with this expert guide. 

 

The Assassin Game by Kirsty McKay

Teen Fiction TEEN F MCKAY, OverDrive eBook

At Cate's isolated boarding school, Killer Game is a tradition. Only a select few are invited to play. They must avoid being killed by a series of thrilling pranks, and identify the murderer. But this time, it's different: the game stops feeling fake and starts getting dangerous and Cate's the next target. Can they find the culprit ... before it's too late?