When video games are designed around a film, the game makes the movie experience more interactive. The Library has a large collection of movies to choose from in our DVD collection, so why not go through the complete experience and also check out the accompanying game? The following is a list of family friendly video games that also have a family friendly movie in the collection! Read More..
The following list of games all fall under the category of “Puzzle Games”. They ask a player to use logic, creativity, and critical thinking to form solutions. Most importantly, a player of any age will have fun while testing and developing those skills. As always, each game comes with an ESRB rating of E for Everyone, Read More..
Opening Day for America’s pastime is right around the corner. Celebrate the upcoming baseball season with a baseball video game in the Library’s collection. As usual, every game listed comes with an “ESRB rating of E for Everyone” so the games are playable for anyone ranging from the youngest rookie to the most veteran of players. For more information about Read More..
Last fall the Library announced on its webpage that ESRB rated “eC for Early Childhood” games are available as part of the Family Video Games section. The staff at the Children’s Desk thought it might be helpful to highlight the current and coming Early Childhood games in the collection. Read More..
This post’s theme in game recommendations brings the race to your home. The following three games for the three major systems in the library’s collection will show a racer of any age the joys of the road. As always, these games are considered children friendly, with ESRB Ratings of no higher than E10+. Read More..
The theme for this set of recommendations is adventure. The following three games feature iconic characters and mascots that have inspired the imaginations across the spectrum of gamers regardless of age. As always, these games are considered children friendly, with ESRB Ratings of no higher than E10+. Read More..
There is a new Family Video Game collection in the Media Room, right next to the Family DVDs. If you aren’t sure what to borrow that’s age appropriate for a child, it helps to look at the ESRB rating on the back of the box (see What is ESRB? at GameQuest). Browse the list of Family Video Games at the library, and a list of C, E and E10+ rated games in the whole Video Game collection. Read More..
The video game collection found in the Media Room can give patrons of any age the feel and excitement of a new game without the need to drop $50 to $60. However, if you aren’t sure what to get that’s age appropriate for a child, it helps to look at the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board rating) on the box. Anything rated E is generally rated suitable for a 10 year old. Here is an example Read More..