gaming in the library

Board Games in the Library – Teen Services Underground

One of our high school librarians recently told me that she loved offering game boards to the teens in her library because they created an opportunity for one-to-one interaction, thanks to the technological disconnect. So, as we look at varying the services and activities offered in high school libraries, there [...]

From Ask an Agent: Minecraft, Loudness, and Online Bullying

I remember one of our high school librarians mentioning last year that Minecraft often brought out the best and the worse in her students. At times, she was quite surprised by the vehemence and the visceral reaction kids had. The game became personal and in some ways “real” to them. [...]