Reaching out to teens with video-game nights is an increasingly common practice for libraries, reports the Los Angeles Times--and one that appears to be paying off in the form of greater attendance. Once a month, the San Fernando Library's librarians trade their reading glasses for video-game controllers and invite children to come crank up the volume. Elias Ponce and about a dozen teenagers shuffle past the stacks of books to the youth section and play "Guitar Hero," a game that lets them pretend they're in a rock band. "It makes the library a fun place," said Ponce, a 13-year-old eighth-grader

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