How’d They do That? A Step-by-Step Guide to Starting a Gaming Program at Your Library

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Presenters: Kelly Laszczak (Orland Park Public Library), Eric Currie (Elmwood Park Public Library), Alex Tyle (Homer Township Public Library District)

Description: You know gaming is good for libraries, but you have no idea how to start a gaming program. Have no fear, this presentation will give you a step-by-step guide for setting up Dance Dance Revolution tournaments, Halo 3 tournaments, and online discussion groups for teens. Learn what equipment you need to purchase from the right video game console for your library, games that work well for the library, and additional equipment including dance pads and wireless controllers. Also, find out how to create a successful gaming program on a limited budget.

Intended Audiences:

  • Pretty much any librarian
  • Youth librarians

at:

  • Public libraries
  • School libraries


Listen to an MP3 audio file of this session (54MB, 58:08, combined with the Growing a Gaming Group session)

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