Milne public library ran a great workshop based on board games. Looks like fun to me. Click here to read more!
Jervis Library is starting a monthly game night with a great theme: “Unplug and Play.” Here’s the news story and here’s the Jervis Library site dedicated to the program.
Strength in Standards by Brian Mayer Play is powerful. As we get older we forget how to play and engage each other. We get caught up in our daily routines, our cliches and our niches. But games, games rise above these self-imposed divisions. They bring us together and engage us. They challenge us and they…
Here’s an interesting account of the Shanachie Tour in Australia. Looks like libraries are continuing their great work with games. I can’t tell if they’re talking about computer games or “live” games, but I’ve a feeling both are being promoted. Click here for more.
Here’s a fun article about a game time. An interesting note here is that in order to participate, kids had to check out at least two books. How’s that for a way to use games to encourage reading? Click here to check it out!
Sounds like a library game night was a huge success over at the Paola Free Library. Twister, Clue… Looks like a great time. Check it out!
Here’s a great article written by Julie Anne Nitz-Weiss about how the Lincolnwood Public Library District is using games to enrich their programs. Great stuff. Thanks, Julie, for letting us add it here!
Scott Nicholson gave a great speech at the 2007 ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium. Click here to watch!