Category: video games
May the Fourth Be With You: 2013
May 4th is on a Saturday next year and so help me, I’ll be planning and implementing a large scale, fun for the whole family “May the Fourth Be With You” Star Wars nerdamondium party that will be so awesome I may just explode. Other libraries have done it with much success. You can get…
we don’t need you, either.
The Summer Reading program. It is the event that youth librarians spend almost their entire year either preparing for or recovering from. Children and parents descend, en masse, worked up into a froth of excitement from the promotional tour–books were booktalked, prizes were displayed and demonstrated, and the joy and pleasure of the program were…
be our guest.
I have a guest post up today over at 8bitlibrary. Have a looky-loo if you’re so inclined. I wrote about how my library circulates Nintendo DS players in our youth department.
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box Game Review
Does anyone still deny that video games belong in libraries? Well, yes, yes they do, but I hope no librarians do. Video games in the library can promote social interaction, which is an excellent thing to encourage when you consider that libraries can also be seen as community centers. But have you thought about all…