NJLA 2012: geek and gamer girls

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NJLA 2012: geek and gamer girls

  1. 1. Geek and Gamer GirlsBoard Games and Online Gaming NJLA 2012 Lanora Melillo Secaucus Public Library
  2. 2. Board Games• Gaming @ your library• Board game programs are fun, easy and can be inexpensive• With thousands of games to choose from, your possibilities are endless• Passive gaming can be done biweekly or weekly for all age groups and families
  3. 3. Board Games– Ages 6-8 –
  4. 4. Board Games– Ages 8-12–
  5. 5. Board Games – Ages 13-16 –Card Game Card Game Ages 14 +
  6. 6. Board Games – Ages 16+ –Coming Soon!
  7. 7. Online Games• Computers and libraries are hand in hand• 72% of American households play computer or video games and women represent 37% of that population (ESA, 2011)• 47% of the online games played are puzzles, board games, card games, trivia and game shows and 21% are action, sports, strategy and role- paying games (ESA, 2011).• 45% of parents will play computer and video games with their children (ESA, 2011)
  8. 8. Online GamesLibrary Programs can be fun, easy andentertaining for both children and adults.Passive programming with online gaming canhelp pull in patrons who may seem shy.Quiet Tournaments Group Gaming
  9. 9. Online Games – Ages 3-8 – disney.go.com mattel.com nick.comnickjr.com pbskids.org Play fun and free games with favorite characters clubpenguin.com hasbro.com/mylittlepony
  10. 10. Online Games – Ages 6-12 – girlsgogames.com .webkinz.com stardoll.com/en kids.yahoo.com/gamesferryhalim.com/orisinal kizi.com
  11. 11. Online Games – Ages 13-16 – virtualfamilykingdom.com armorgames.com stardoll.comgamenode.com google.com/ig/directory?synd=open&cat=funandgames
  12. 12. Online Games – Ages 16+ – puzzle-quest.com gaiaonline.com ninjakiwi.com kongregate.com omgpop.compogo.com cartoonnetwork.com/games/index.html
  13. 13. Apps For Girls (and yes, boys too)
  14. 14. Purchasing Options Amazon.comBest Buy Community Grant Toys R Us Discount Press Releases Donations
  15. 15. ResourcesScholastic Book Appshttp://www.scholastic.com/apps/The ESA 2011http://tinyurl.com/7k5rq5sBoard Game Geekhttp://boardgamegeek.com/2011 Bond University Report by Games andEntertainment Association of Australiahttp://tinyurl.com/csctcpxKickstarterhttp://www.kickstarter.com/
  16. 16. ResourcesLopez, L. (30, September 2011). girls have game.: out ofthe way, nerdboys – female gamers go mobile. ChicagoTimesSnider, M. (10, May 2012). social games losing novelty?USA Today.Rock, M. (2, May 2012). Tween girls: the changing face ofgaming. MobilediaHand over the console, lads – it’s game on for the girls (4,April 2012). The Sunday Age (international )Spin Games Q1 2012: The State of Online Gaming AmongTween Girls in the U.S. http://tinyurl.com/78uuz4l
  17. 17. ResourcesGudmundsen, J. (16, Decemeber 2011). 10 TopApps for Kids. USA Today.Poland, A, and et. (n.d.) 30+ Best iPhone Appsfor Kids. Parenting.comMcDermott, M.J. (2, April 2012). ChildrensLiteracy Salon in Retrospect: Apps for kids onMarch 24, 2012. NYPLBook & Educ. Apps for Kids by TCPL (TuscarawasCounty Public Library System).http://tinyurl.com/c5yp6hk
  18. 18. Geek and Gamer Girls Manga & Anime NJLA 2012translates as “geek” on Google translate“an avid collector or enthusiast, esp. one who is obsessed with anime, videogames, or computers and rarely leaves home” – dictionary.com Lanora Melillo Secaucus Public Library
  19. 19. Hiiro No Kakera Anime series: NEW! 12 episodes!Shugo CharaManga: 11 volumesAnime series:Shugo Chara!Shugo Chara!! Dokihugo Chara! Party! Paradise Kiss Manga: 5 volumes Anime: 12 episodes Live: 1 live-action (never released US) 16 and up!K-On!Manga: Four VolumesAnime: 14 Episodes
  20. 20. NanaManga: 21 VolumesAnime: 47 EpisodesLive: 2 Live Action Movies!16 and up!Vampire KnightManga: 16 volumes(15 available, on going)Anime: 13 Episodes (part 1),Vampire Knight Guilty: 6 episodesOuran High School Host ClubManga: 18 volumes (on going)Anime: 26 episodes
  21. 21. Angel beats!Anime: 13 episodesManga: N/A in US Fullmetal Alchemist Manga: 27 volumes Anime: 51 episodes, Brotherhood: 64 episodes Movies/OVA: 4
  22. 22. Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura Manga: 9 volumes (on going)Kitchen PrincessManga: 10 volumes Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Manga: 7 volumes Movie: animated movieArisaManga:9 volumes (on going)
  23. 23. – Distributors – Licensing – – Resources – Streaming –• CrunchyRoll• FUNimation• Movie Licensing USA Public Libraries• VIZ Media• Anime News Network• NIS America• Sentai Filmworks• Dark Horse• Bandai• Aniplex USA• Manga Entertainment• Discotek
  24. 24. NJLA 2012 Lanora Melillo Lanora.Melillo@bccls.org Secaucus Public Librarytwitter handle @librarianbunny

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