Gaming in Libraries


Gaming in Libraries

Libraries are embracing gaming as a social activity, in service to their mandates to be a community hub, and to serve both educational and recreational needs. Rock Band and chess are common but the potential is much greater. Share ideas, develop games, and reach out to an audience of librarians and library patrons where the gameful principles that bring us all here can have powerful local impact.

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Latest Activity: Mar 6, 2015

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My experience with games in libraries

Started by Alex Ness Sep 5, 2012. 0 Replies

Hey guys,Saw this group and thought I'd share what the libraries near me do in relation to gaming. Well, where to begin, my local library is very much into keep kids out of trouble and nestling them…Continue

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Comment by Avi Dey on January 17, 2015 at 10:24am

What are the most popular game for kids or senior citizens for "game in libraries" ??   I am a strong supporter of  public libraries in my neighborhood and yours .  

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Comment by Glen on May 27, 2013 at 3:22pm

Hello GIL folks!

I love the idea of this group!  Thank you Sarah for founding and leading it!  Wondering if there has been any talk about gaming used to teach information literacy for K12 students?  

Comment by Clive Ramsden on May 25, 2013 at 11:44am
Any gaming in libraries going on in sunny London, England?

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