Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Golf in the Library

There is a lot of talk in libraryland about gaming in the libraries. Libraries (public and academic) are buying Wii's and other game systems, and libraries are developing their own games and hosting big game nights. In fact, there is a National Gaming in Libraries Day on April 18. This falls to me to think about, and as my Flash skills are pretty limited, developing our own games is probably out of the question. But I found a story on the Shifted Librarian (a popular blog among librarians) that a library in Dartmouth held a miniature golf tournament with 274 golfers INSIDE the library! They did this as a fundraiser to help balance severe budget cuts, and they raised over $10,000. I forwarded this to Janet...

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