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.  LibLearnX24 Events

    Posted Jan 12, 2024 11:04 AM

    For any members attending LLX in Baltimore next weekend, GameRT will be hosting 3 gaming pop ups in the Networking Nook:

    Friday 1/19 from 11:00 - noon

    Saturday 1/20 from noon - 1:00

    Sunday 1/21 from noon - 1:00

    We'll have a variety of fast and easy games to play and we'll be available to answer questions about the Game On! Grant, Platinum Play Awards, and any other RT projects you're interested in. Full details are on the conference scheduler.

    Be sure to check out the other gaming-related sessions at the conference:

    Fostering Language Development through Tabletop Gaming presented by Carolyn Vibbert

    Saturday, 1/20 from 9:40 - 10:10 am

    Idea Xchange Area 2 (LLX Marketplace level 100)

    Who Said It? Using Role-Playing Games to Understand Perspective and Evaluate Sources by Jennifer Batson and Caitlin Miller

    Sunday, 1/21 from 2:15 - 2:45 pm

    Ideas Xchange Area 2 (LLX Marketplace level 100)

    Low Stress, High Mayhem: Using Twitch for Professional Development and Programming by me! Liz Brown

    Monday, 1/22 from 10:00 - 10:20 am

    ShopTalk Area A (LLX Marketplace level 100)

    Elizabeth Brown

  • 2.  RE: LibLearnX24 Events

    Posted Jan 12, 2024 11:26 AM

    Conference organizers are also looking for assistance with Networking Bingo. Let me know if you're free for the following sessions and I'll connect you with ALA via email.

    Saturday, 1/20 from 4 - 5:00

    Sunday, 1/21 from 1 - 2:00

    Elizabeth Brown