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Friday, October 12 • 3:35pm - 4:25pm
Counting Pieces-Circulating Board games in the Library

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We would like to present a session on the Anoka County Library's board game collection. Our collection is unique in that we circulate these items outside our library. Our goals for the program are: Describe how this collection was proposed and sheparded through the library board Discuss the community's reaction and incredible success we've had with this collection Provide practical examples about what works and what issues we've encountered when circulating board games. We hope that after the session participants are able to identify if circulating board games is worth pursuing in their library. We also want to challenge participants to think beyond even board games and realize there many different types of materials that can be in a library's collection.

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Olivia Hedlund

Branch Librarian, Anoka County Library
Olivia Hedlund is the Branch Manager of St. Francis Library, Anoka County's smallest library. She received her MLS from IUPUI in 2013 and has since worked in a variety of roles and settings in both public and academic libraries. If she were a character from the board game "Pandemic... Read More →



Friday October 12, 2018 3:35pm - 4:25pm CDT
Metzroth/Helgenson