Less than two weeks ago I blogged about an exciting new idea – Akoha. I was enthusiastic about the idea, in fact I love it. I love the idea of doing good and passing it forward, call me optimistic, call me naive, but I think this idea has merit. So I blogged about it, I was a little surprised when I was contacted, asking for … Continue reading Akoha Starter packs – I have 19 decks to give away!
While browsing my FeedReader this morning I came across this post about Akoha. Akoha is a game, not on your computer, or your Xbox, but a game with cards. Cards that people hand to you and you hand to others that allow you to play good deeds forward. When you get a card, you log on to the site and tell the story of how the … Continue reading Akoha – Play it Forward
Saturday was our first Game Day to include Guitar Hero. It was a small, last minute Game Day in order to help introduce the exciting new programs we’ll be having this year and the opening of our Teen Zone. It was a success! Although the lighting in the room wasn’t great I managed to snap a few ok pictures. Some how Robin got a hold … Continue reading Guitar Hero Rocks the Library
My Sunday morning pre-conference workshop was presented by Aaron Schmidt and Jenny Levine. Jenny presented first, reminding us the wide scoop that “gaming” covers – board games, computer games, online computer games such as scrabble, cell phone games, pda game etc. The stereotype that gamers are 13 year old boys sitting in their basements alone, is wrong. Sure there are 13 year old boys sitting … Continue reading Games, Gaming and Libraries