Upcoming Webinar: Pokémon – the first in a new professional development series

GameRT plans to host a series of new webinars that focus on games in libraries. From programming and collections to archiving to game design, these webinars will bring colleagues and industry experts together to offer insight and resources to library staff interested in games.

The first webinar is coming up later this month! If you have ever wanted to harness the pop culture power of Pokémon to get patrons into library programming, join us on April 22 for tips, tricks, and tools for catching them all.

REGISTER HERE: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ykz3RJscRwicsxPD9t4Bzw

GameRT Presents: Pokémon Programming at the Library
April 22, 2021 at 12:00 PM Central Time

Learn about fun ways to integrate Pokémon into library programming with Pokémon GO, Pokémon Trading Card Game, kits, and virtual activities. You, too, can catch them all!

Alyssa Gudenburr, Youth Librarian, Canton Public Library in Michigan. Pokémon player since 1998 and Pokémon programmer since 2016. Favorite Pokémon is Vaporeon and favorite Pokémon game is Yellow.

Amanda Blau, Children’s Librarian, Naperville Public Library in Illinois. She’s been planning Pokémon library programs for kids since 2017. Her favorite Pokémon is Pyukumuku because what’s not to love about a creature who can use its internal organs to give you a high five?

This webinar is presented by the American Library Association’s Games & Gaming Round Table (GameRT). Registration for this webinar is free and open to anyone. This webinar will be recorded, but initial access to the recording will only be available to GameRT members. ALA membership information can be found here: http://www.ala.org/membership/joinala.


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