Yakima Valley Libraries is joining over a thousand libraries around the world in celebrating the power of games and play during International Games Week, this week.

Library locations throughout the Yakima Valley will offer a variety of gaming programs and events for the whole family, where participants can play board games, card games, computer games, or try their hand at print-and-play games.

In Yakima an event will be held on Saturday from 1 to 5p.m. The Yakima Central Library is located at 102 North 3rd Street.