GAMERT (Gaming) Round Table

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The mission of the Games and Gaming Round Table is to provide the following:
  • A forum for the exchange of ideas and concerns surrounding games in libraries;
  • Resources to the library community to support the building and maintaining of library game collections;
  • A force for initiating and supporting game programming in libraries;
  • Create an awareness of, and need for, the support of the value of gaming and play in libraries, schools, and related learning communities.
  • Create an awareness of the value of games and gaming in library outreach and community engagement plans.
  • A professional and social forum for networking among librarians and non-librarians interested in games and gaming.
  • 1.  GameRT call for presentations for ALA Midwinter 2013

    Posted Oct 11, 2012 12:55 PM

    The Games and Gaming Roundtable is accepting conference presentation proposals on games and gaming in libraries for the American Library Association Midwinter Conference, January 25-29, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. This presentation will take place on Saturday, January 26th at 1pm. Presenters will be required to provide a twenty-minute presentation and then be available for a Q & A period.

    Proposals are due November 2nd, 2012.

    Please include your name, email address, the title of your proposal, a short description and a 200 word abstract of your proposal.

    All proposals may be sent to

  • 2.  RE: GameRT call for presentations for ALA Midwinter 2013

    Posted Nov 13, 2012 02:14 PM

    I want to thank everyone who submitted presentation proposals for the Midwinter GameRT program. They were all great proposals and I think people will be excited to see our program at ALA.

     --Diane Robson