Games in Libraries Day @ GLS 10 Conference

Join your fellow librarians for the first annual Games in Libraries Day, on Tuesday, June 10th in the newly renovated University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Union! Games in Libraries Day is a pre-conference for the Games+Learning+Society conference, the premier conference on gaming and learning. This pre-conference event will show you how using games in your library promotes learning and community building for all types of library users. The keynote, lunch, and happy hour are held in partnership with the Playful Learning Summit, a pre-conference for teachers on gaming in the classroom. Meet game-minded professionals from schools and libraries for this inaugural event!
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Check-in, Registration, Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote (Erica Halverson) in the Great Hall
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. SLIS Student Panel: Games in Libraries Pilot Projects
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Panel on Game Implementation in Wisconsin Public Libraries
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Tripp Deck, followed by a Mini-Expo with Coffee & Dessert in the Main Lounge
1:30 – 4:15 p.m. Game Making Workshop with Scott Nicholson, Associate Professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Happy Hour in the Arcade with the Playful Learning Summit!
Questions? Contact Meredith Lowe at or visit
Looking forward to seeing you there!
The Games in Libraries Day Team:
Meredith Lowe, Anna Palmer, Rebekah Willett, Scott Nicholson
Caroline C. Williams
Co-Chair – Games+Learning+Society Conference
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Twitter:  @GLScenter

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