When was the last time you and your family sat down and enjoyed a game together? Did you play Monopoly? Scrabble? Dominoes? Perhaps you have very young children; have you taught them to play Chutes and Ladders or Candyland? There is evidence that playing games helps improve the power of your brain, whether you are 5, 15 or 45 years old. No matter what your game and no matter what your age (or your children’s ages), the Ridgefield Library wants you all to come play games during Family Game Day, Saturday, November 13 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Dayton Program Room. There will be many board and card games that the whole family can enjoy. We will be running a tag-team Monopoly game (because that game can go on for hours!). There will be volunteers on hand to help you learn new games, like Settlers of Catan, a German board game that may be the most award-winning game in the world. We will also have door prizes every hour and there will be light refreshments for you to enjoy. We hope you will drop by that Saturday with your family and enjoy some quality time while exercising your brain!
Contributed by Geri Diorio, Head of Children's and Teen Services