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Get Your Game On: Gaming Activities for Teens at the Keene Public Library

Move on over to the most intense event in town!  The library has regular gaming afternoons National Gaming Day at KPLon Thursdays, multi-generational play, tournaments and more.  Check our online calendar of events for details.

You can keep up-to-date with the library's gaming activities by reading the Keene Teen Readers & Gamers Weblog.

If you any questions about the Keene Public Library's gaming programs, please contact us or call Brantley, Teen Services Librarian at (603) 757-1872 .

Here's some really cool FREE games for you to play and much more!

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 books Recommended Book and Magazine Resources:

The library is just starting a collection of game strategy guides.  If you are looking for these in Keene-Link, you should use the subject search term "Video games."

We also have a growing collection of Dungeons and Dragons manuals and guides.  To find these books, use the subject heading "Dungeons and dragons (Game)."

Curently, KPL subscribes to the print magazine GamePro.  It's kept in the YA area of the library. 

These books are especially good for gamers:

Alter Ego: Avatars and their Creators by Robbie Cooper, Julian Dibbell, and Tracy Spaight

The Curious Book of Mind-boggling Teasers, Tricks, Puzzles & Games by Charles Barry Townsend

Video Games by Rhianna Pratchett

The Crazy Careers of Video Game Designers by Arie Kaplan

computer Online Library Resources:

Library card holders also have electronic access to Official U.S. Playstation Magazine and Game Now.  To get access from home, you will have to enter your library card number on the EbscoHost web page.

World Wide Web Recommended websites for free online games and more:

blue bullet Blender. Download free software and learn to make your own 3D animations.

blue bullet Board Game Reviews for teens from KidzWorld

blue bullet Cheat Planet from Games Radar

blue bullet Dungeons & Dragons

blue bullet Game Maker from YoYo Games

blue bullet Game Rankings

blue bullet Game Spot

blue bullet Magic: The Gathering

blue bullet Scratch - This free online programming language lets you make your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art to share on the web.

blue bullet Star Wars Combine - A free online role-playing simulation game based on the Star Wars universe

blue bullet Teen Second Life

blue bullet Video Game Reviews written by teens from Teen Ink

blue bullet YuGiOh Card Maker

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