Academic Library Escape Room Webinar: September 8, 2023

The next free webinar hosted by the Special Library Association Academic & Education Community and ACRL’s EBSS Education Committee will occur at 1:30pm EST on September 8. It will feature Kelly Giles and Brian Sullivan (James Mason University) who will share their experience with library escape rooms.

Kelly Giles is the Applied Sciences Librarian at James Madison University. She is interested in game-based learning, especially the use of games as library orientation activities.

Brian Sullivan is the Education Librarian at James Madison University. His research interests include library policy, faculty governance, and video games in education.

Join this webinar to learn how to create an escape room in your library. The presenters will discuss developing a library escape room for first-year college students and cover choosing a theme, creating puzzles, purchasing props, and incorporating educational content into the activity. The webinar will also include some game design basics and lessons learned from experience that will help you in planning your own escape room.

To access the Zoom site, please register now for this meeting: