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West Caldwell Public Library Celebrates International Game Day November 15 with Two Wii Tournaments

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West Caldwell, N.J. (November, 3 2014)—West Caldwell Public Library will celebrate International Games Day on Saturday, November 15 with a full day of games, activities, prizes, and Wii tournaments. Children in grades K-5 will have a chance to participate in a Wii Mariokart tournament starting at 10:00 AM, and older kids and teens in grades 6-12 will be able to compete in a Wii Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament starting at 2:00 PM. The winner of each tournament will receive a special prize. Board games, card games, and other activities will also be available to children and their families throughout the day.

International Games Day is a global initiative to reconnect communities through games and activities in public spaces, and emphasize the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. Since the program began six years ago, 7,420 libraries have registered to participate from countries all over the world including China, France, Antarctica, Russia and Indonesia.

The program is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required to compete in the Wii tournaments. Students and parents can register by calling the Library at 973-226-5441, or by signing up online at http://tinyurl.com/WCPL-Events. The program will be held at the West Caldwell Public Library located at 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell NJ 07006.

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