Archive for 10.10.2013

International Games day @ your library

In the 21st Century, libraries are about much more than books. International Games Day @your library is an initiative run by volunteers from around the world and auspiced by the American Library Association to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. On Saturday, November 16, 2013, more than one thousand libraries around the world will showcase gaming programs and services in support of IGD13.  This year marks its 6th annual event.  Last year nearly 20,000 participants joined in the celebration. Libraries that plan to participate in this year’s event need to register online in order to participate in the national video game tournaments and appear on the international map of participating locations. 

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American English Website

Be sure to check out the website for teachers and learners of English as a foreign language abroad http://americanenglish.state.gov/.  This site has resources for both learners and teachers and is directly accessible to the public. 

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