Picture this: a bustling library filled with a diverse crowd of teens, pre-teens, twenty-somethings, parents, and even younger kids eagerly streaming in for the monthly videogame tournament. Enter a new realm of library programming guided by Eli Neiburger, a lifelong gamer and Ann Arbor's library technology manager.
As a renowned authority on organizing videogame tournaments and events, Neiburger unveils the immense potential of videogame programming for libraries. In this comprehensive toolkit, you'll find solutions to all your questions and challenges, from convincing skeptics to gathering audience feedback through your blog.
Discover how to cater to this often-overlooked demographic as you:
Develop a solid grasp of gaming culture, software, and hardware fundamentals.
Comprehend the seamless integration of videogaming events into library programming.
Gain insights from the experiences of the nation's foremost expert.
Successfully orchestrate tournaments of any size in your library, from planning and setup to flawless execution.
Effectively market your events, cultivate a dedicated audience, and collect valuable feedback.
Don't let an entire generation of library users slip through the cracks. Armed with knowledgeable librarians and this indispensable resource, you'll soon be cultivating a brand new community of dedicated library-loving videogame enthusiasts.
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