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Seth and my presentation for library class at UNCG



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    • Young Adult Gaming and Programming at the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County
    • The Organizing Chaos…
      • ImaginOn serves as the flagship for Teen Services at PLCMC.
      Teen Services Teen Services is recognized as its own focus (along with Adult and Children’s Services) within the PLCMC system. Teen Teams Teen Services is organized within a collection of “Teen Teams” that divide out the system responsibilities.
    • A Snapshot of Teen Teams
      • Here’s just a few examples of the Teams:
      • Teen Take Out Team : Creates portable program kits for any staff member to check out. Instructions and materials are included
      • Teen Tech Team : This team organizes and implements Teen Tech Week as well as the summer gaming tournament.
      • Teen Summer Reading : Oversees the Teen Summer Reading Program
      • Check out your handout for the complete list!
      • Literacy
      PLCMC’s Programming Focus Workforce Development Civic Engagement
    • Why Gaming at the Library? "Games of every type play an important role in developing fundamental competencies for life. They require players to learn and follow complex sets of rules, make strategic and tactical decisions, and, increasingly, collaborate with teammates and others: all things they will have to do in college and in the workforce." ~ Jim Rettig ALA President, 2008-2009
    • What Teens play at PLCMC
      • Dungeons and Dragons
      Little Big Planet Dance Dance Revolution Civilization IV Rock Band and Guitar Hero And Much More!
    • Gaming is more than open play! Game design -Scratch -Game Maker -Little Big Planet -Multimedia Fusion -Alice -Gamestar Mechanic Machinima (making movies with 3D engines) -Teen Second Life -Burnout -Star Wars -using Camtasia, Fraps, or straight to DVD capture Systemwide Tournaments -Monopoly -Super Smash Melee and Brawl -Soul Calibur II -Rock Band -Madden
    • Contact Us
      • Kelly Czarnecki
      • [email_address] 704-973-2742
      • Seth Ervin
      • [email_address]
      • 704-973-2728