Martin County Library System Press Releases

October 26, 2011

Libraries Celebrate National Gaming Day Nov. 12–Chess at Hobe Sound; Board Games, Euro Games at Blake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                      

DATE:  OCTOBER 26, 2011                                                                             

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS (772) 221-1403    

Celebrate National Gaming Day!


 WHO:            The Friends of the Hobe Sound Library, Inc. and the Friends of the Blake Library in Stuart, Inc.


WHAT:          National Gaming Day @ your library


                        Martin County Library System will celebrate National Gaming Day with two

                       different programs at two libraries Nov. 12.


1)        From 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Hobe Sound Public Library will hold its first-ever chess game day.   All chess players—young, and not so young—are invited to join in.  Tell your friends and bring your chess sets!  Please call 772-546-2257 to reserve your chess game/time. 


2)        From 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., celebrate National Gaming Day @ your library at the Blake Library with a variety of board games, including an introduction to euro games. Help start a game club at the library by donating a new or used game in great playing condition at the event.




                      Saturday, November 12


1)        10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Hobe Sound Public Library. Community Room,10595 SE Federal Highway, Hobe Sound


2)         2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Blake Library, John F. Armstrong Wing, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart


HOW:              Free and open to the public.


To learn more about the Martin County Library System, pick up a Library Connection at any Martin County library, call (772) 221-1403, or visit the library website at






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