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Category Archives: Gaming
John Hersey, author of Hiroshima, once worked on a committee for his children’s school to determine why children were struggling at reading. The group’s discovery was that the reason the children were struggling was because they thought the primers they … Continue reading
As you may have heard, getting women into STEM careers is a major concern these days. From 2008-2018, projected job growth is 17% for science, technology, engineering, and math fields, versus 9.8% for other fields. However, as of 2009, STEM … Continue reading
Did you play games at your Library yesterday? It was National Gaming Day! The Young Adults’ Services department of our library invited all ages – teens, kids, adults, and families – to visit the Library and celebrate National Gaming … Continue reading
Six months ago, I walked into a room full of strangers. When I walk into the room today, I’m going to greet my friends. I met my Emerging Leaders group for the first time at ALA Midwinter in San Diego … Continue reading
Saturday, November 13th is National Gaming Day 2010. National Gaming Day @ Your Library is an initiative of the American Library Association to connect communities around the educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games. The first 1,000 … Continue reading
The first 1000 libraries to register to be part of National Gaming Day @ your library (Saturday, November 14, 2009) may request free donations of games. Registration is open until mid-October.
Eli Neiburger is the Information Access and Systems Manager of Ann Arbor (Mich.) District Library (AADL) and he was one of the presenters at the 2008 ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning and Libraries Symposium. After his Pokémon Primer session, I now … Continue reading
Join us for the second annual ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium (GLLS 2008) to explore the exciting world of gaming at your library! GLLS 2008 will take place from November 2 through November 4, 2008. Registration is now open for 350 guests and filling … Continue reading