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Gaming MLS 2008

  1. 1. Gaming @ Orland Park Public Library Orland Park Public Library ◘ Orland Park, IL ◘ www.orlandparklibrary.org
  2. 2. Games at the OPPL <ul><li>Tournaments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dance Dance Revolution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guitar Hero </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chess </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Super Smash Brothers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wii-lympics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Video Game Design Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Circulating Video Games </li></ul>Orland Park Public Library ◘ Orland Park, IL ◘ www.orlandparklibrary.org
  3. 3. Our brackets were created in Publisher and printed out on poster sized paper Match Play Single Elimination
  4. 4. Prizes <ul><li>Prizes have included Best Buy Gift Cards and coupons for local vendors </li></ul><ul><li>You have to have prizes for competitions!!! </li></ul>Orland Park Public Library ◘ Orland Park, IL ◘ www.orlandparklibrary.org
  5. 8. Wii-lympics <ul><li>Audience: Grades 4 and up </li></ul><ul><li>Supplies: Nintendo Wii </li></ul><ul><ul><li>at least 2 Wii remotes and nunchucks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wii Sports or Mario and Sonic at the Olympics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LCD Projector or TV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Laptop with Excel (optional) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 9. Design your Own Video Game <ul><li>Take gaming to the next level-cognitively speaking </li></ul><ul><li>scratch.mit.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Somewhat intense program to design-may want to look for a local expert </li></ul>
  7. 11. Circulating Video Games <ul><li>Ratings </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.esrb.org/ratings/ratings_guide.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>Which platforms: </li></ul><ul><li>Wii, Xbox 360, Playstation 2 and 3, Leapfrog </li></ul><ul><li>Loan Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Fines </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Your collection will probably be small </li></ul>
  8. 12. Resources for Circulating Video Games <ul><li>Beth Galloway's Core Collections for Video Games http://www.slideshare.net/informationgoddess29/core-collections-videogames-for-libraries/ </li></ul><ul><li>Game Informer and Game Pro Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Mario Brothers Memorial Library </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.mbmpl.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon.com </li></ul><ul><li>Your patrons </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>Program Implemented by: </li></ul><ul><li>Kelly Laszczak </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Head of Youth Services </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://gamingbigvssmall.pbwiki.com/Other+Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Orland Park Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>14921 Ravinia Ave </li></ul><ul><li>Orland Park, IL 60462 </li></ul><ul><li>708-428-5136 (Kelly’s direct line) </li></ul><ul><li>708-428-5127(General Youth Services Number) </li></ul><ul><li>www.orlandparklibrary.org </li></ul>

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