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Your webinar will be held on January 6, 2021,  12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  ET.

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For centuries, libraries have provided many different materials in a variety of formats, so it makes sense to include games in their collections and programming, too. Board games, video games, card games, e-sports, and others can fill a library with fun and excitement. Playing games requires critical thinking and problem solving skills and even offers opportunities for exercise and social interaction. Going further, including a DIY game building program in one’s library can inspire creativity and also be fully integrated into a library’s makerspace setting.

In this webinar:
– Understand the importance of games throughout history,
– Gain an appreciation of game components and theory included in all games,
– Analyze a variety of games and realize the benefits of watching one’s gameplay,
– Learn the basics of building board, video, and card games.

Presenter ~ Chad Mairn
Chad Mairn is an Inform
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Chad Mairn is an Information Services Librarian, Assistant Professor, and manages the Innovation Lab at St. Petersburg College.

While an undergraduate studying Humanities at the University of South Florida (USF), Chad was awarded a Library of Congress Fellowship archiving Leonard Bernstein’s personal papers. During his Library and Information Science (LIS) graduate work, also at USF, Chad became a technology liaison between the Bill Gates Learning Foundation and Florida public libraries.

Chad also plays drums in two bands: Low Season and It Will Flood.