Looking for an unusual way to engage patrons? Escape Rooms are the perfect way to encourage communication skills, problem solving, and creativity in programs while introducing patrons to their library spaces in a way they may never have seen them before!

Participants will:

  • Learn about the concept of an Escape Room
  • Learn about Breakout EDU and how to build or buy materials needed
  • Learn about puzzle and story building
  • Walk-through a completed Escape the Library program
  • Get a comprehensive list of resources
  • Discuss puzzle, story, and program ideas


Original broadcast Novemebr 17, 2016 

Biography ~ Raegan Cross
Raegan Cross is a Youth Services Programmer in Kansas, whose work includes designing and implementing programs for teens and children in her community. These programs span from tech classes using a 3D printer to art projects to Star Wars Reads Day. Raegan has a deep love of all things nerdy and geeky, and often translates that passion into her programs