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School’s Out! Game Days

NewGames4-webThe Petoskey District Library will again offer “School’s Out” Game Days on select days that Petoskey Schoosl are SCHEDULED to be closed for students.

Our first Game Day is scheduled for Wednesday, November 11
and we will be partnering with the Crooked Tree Arts Center with activities over there from 9 am- 1 pm (Details to be posted here SOON).  The Library activities will be:

1-2:00 pm Make and play the Odawa version of the classic Cup and Ball Game, learn and play the games “Stick” and “Grab” with instructions shared with us by the Youth Services Department of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians.

2:30- 6:00 pm  School’s Out Game Day (described below)

Kids (and parents) may drop-in and join us for “Schools-Out! Game Day.”. The library’s collection of board games will be available and include: Mancala, Scrabble, Checkers, Chess, Cards (decks will be available for go fish, euchre, etc. – no gambling games!), Connect Four, Pictureka!, Cranium, Twister, Chess, Dominoes, Cranium Conga, Monopoly Deal, Scrabble Slam!, Trouble, Sorry! Harry Potter Clue, Loaded Questions, Awkward Family Photos, Best Day Ever, Labyrinth, Bookopoly, Dino-opoly, Word on the Street, Jenga, Word on the Street Jr, Rampage, Sorry! Sliders, Wits and Wagers-Family, Apples to Apples Jr. Dungeon! Bananagrams, Spot it! and Hey! That’s My Fish.

The library’s PlayStation 2 (Guitar Hero II, Guitar Hero; Metallica, AC-DC or World Tour, Cars, Sonic-Mega Collection and Micro Machines v4 and a few others are available). Participants may bring their own PS-2 games also.

The library will provide popcorn and punch or hot chocolate (depending upon the weather). Children may also bring their favorite soft drink in cans or plastic only. The event is free, but donations are happily accepted.

Tentative School’s Out! Game dates for the 2014/15 school year are:  Friday 12/5, Friday 1/23/15, Friday, 2/13/15, Friday, 3/27/15 and Friday, 5/22.

updated 10/23/2014