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When I was a teenager, I spent most if not all of my time in video game arcades in shopping malls.  It was the time of fighting games…Street Fighter II, Mortal Kombat, World Heroes, Primal Rage, and many, many more.  Who knows how much money I spent playing those games and more […]

Ms. Pac Man at the Chattanooga Public Library (by TTW ...


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Every year Pierce County Library System unveils a new Summer Reading Program. This year we’ve taken the teen program online (Teen Summer Challenge http://teensummerchallenge.org/) and challenged participants to explore their interests, their library, and their community through activities and masteries. Challengers can share their experiences, earn badges and achievements, interact with […]

Badges for Teens – A TTW Guest Post by Steve ...



I had the honor of helping unveil the German-American Gaming League while I was in Hamburg last month for the Bibliothekartag Library Conference.  If you’re interested in the league, please visit this link for more information (please note: the page is in German, so have Google Translate handy!) What is the […]

German-American Gaming League (by TTW Contributor Justin Hoenke)


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Great news! In partnership with the Zukunftwerkstatt, TTW Contributor Justin Hoenke will be speaking at the 2012 Bibliothekartag! http://justinthelibrarian.com/2012/05/01/bibliothekartag-in-hamburg-germany-may-20-25-2012/ You can find more information about the conference here:http://www.bibliothekartag2012.de/ I will be in Hamburg from May 21th to the 25th to attend and present at the conference.  During my time there, I will […]

Zukunftwerkstatt invites TTW Contributor Justin Hoenke to Bibliothekartag



What a great partnership.  I’ve been playing Kid Icarus: Uprising on my 3DS for the past few weeks and have been enjoying the experience quite a bit.  The 3DS is a neat little system and from what I see here in this video it makes the Louvre experience even cooler. […]

Nintendo 3DS and the Louvre


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Christoph Deeg has been doing an amazing job touring libraries in Europe with the Zukunftswerkstatt Gaming Roadshow opening up discussion about gaming and libraries.  This past week, the Roadshow made a stop at the Mannheim Library and held their program and panel discussion on gaming.  If you’re interested, check out this […]

Zukunftswerkstatt Gaming Roadshow @ the Mannheim Library



National Gaming Day @ Your Library 2011 is just SIX weeks away!  Has your library signed up yet? If not, you can sign up for National Gaming Day 2011 HERE!  Sign up now to be eligible for 2 of the donations from official sponsor and partner FamilyAndPartyGames.com. Follow along for tons of gaming […]

National Gaming Day @ your Library 2011


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Double Jump is Michigan’s only local game show. Each episode host Dan Hartley explores gaming as a legitimate and mainstream form of art and entertainment. We’ll explore the various facets of the medium itself with experts and designers, as well as games’ impact on Michigan industries. Independent and local developers […]

Double Jump looks at “Libraries and Gaming”