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  1. The Librarian's Guide to Gaming

    The Librarian's Guide to Gaming:An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming In 2007, over 404 libraries responded to a national library gaming gaming census, reporting on 218 programs. On November 15 2008, 597 libraries reported on serving 14,184 gamers on ...

    HDAVIES - 04/03/2014 - 11:30 - Libraries Transform

  2. Community offers electronic petting zoo

    Douglas County Libraries offers electronic petting zoo "Last month, Douglas County Libraries collaborated with our local Best Buy to offer a electronic petting zoo for patrons and staff.  With a staff member on hand, Best Buy brought one of every typ ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 08:54 - Libraries Transform

  3. Public libraries and the Internet: A twenty-five year perspective

    Public libraries and the Internet: A twenty-five year perspective "When I proposed in 1993 to the then National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) a national survey of public library use and access to the Internet, there was some ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:38 - Libraries Transform

  4. Fab Labs at the Library

    Fab Labs at the Library Governing Pat Newcombe, Nicole Belbin 'There’s something unusual sitting in the parking lot of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Ind. Pay a visit to the 50-foot trailer and you might be surprised with what you fin ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:33 - Libraries Transform

  5. Build Your Own Digital Media Lab: Skokie Public Library’s media lab

    Build Your Own Digital Media Lab: The Skokie Public Library’s state-of-the-art media lab lets patrons get creative with technology The Digital Shift "A patron with no experience producing movies came to the Adult Services Computer Lab at Skokie Publi ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 14:22 - Libraries Transform

  6. Technology Petting Zoo and E-Book Classes

    Cuyahoga County Library now helps patrons utilize their new e-readers and learn about the devices before making a purchase. The library system offers a technology petting zoo to familiarize patrons with the different types of e-readers available. Library ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 13:15 - Libraries Transform

  7. Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries

    Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries: A Toolkit for Librarians & Library Workers YALSA This toolkit covers topics such as "How Social Media Facilitates Learning in Schools & Libraries", "Educating the Community ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform

  8. Toronto Library Hosts a Comics Festival

    Toronto Library Hosts a Comics Festival A comics festival taking place in a library, while the library is still open no less, may well seem like a potential disaster in the making. But TCAF succeeds beautifully because of the partnership between The Begui ...

    HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 13:23 - Libraries Transform

  9. America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters

    America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters A dirty little secret about America is that public libraries have become de facto daytime shelters for the nation's street people while librarians are increasingly our un ...

    HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 12:01 - Libraries Transform

  10. OLOS Columns

    OLOS Columns Columns written by members of the Office of Literacy & Outreach Services, a division of the American Library Association. Outreach areas include:  Adult Literacy, Bookmobiles, Services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People, Se ...

    HDAVIES - 10/31/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform