on June 16, 2022 Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Fun For All: Game-Based Programming Across the Generations

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Originally presented June 15, 2022

In this 60-minute webinar, based on the new book Librarian's Guide to Games and Gamers, Michelle Goodridge and Matthew Rohweder provide tips and tactics to establish a variety of game-based programming in their libraries.  

Participants will leave having ideas for cross-generational and specific user group programming suggestions outside of the perceived core game user group because you're never too old to have fun!

Click below to experience this webinar as a tutorial. When you continue past the introduction to the webinar, you'll be prompted to log in. We require login to view the whole tutorial so we can provide certificates of completion for your records and for professional development credit. No purchase is required and you can create a Niche Academy account if you don't already have one. The certificate will be available for download when you have completed all sections of the tutorial.  

 

Click the link below to download the presentation slides:
Fun for All Slides

Click the link below to download the chat transcript
Fun for All Chat

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