Chapter: 6 Gaming as Fundraiser

Jenny Levine


In addition to providing more social opportunities for families to game together (in much the same way libraries provide social opportunities around books), libraries can take advantage of gaming activities to do some fundraising. This chapter of “Gaming in Libraries: Learning Lessons from the Intersections” explores Rick Bolton's Library Mini Golf Program, which started as a project to raise money for libraries that had been destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and blossomed into a portable model for library fundraisers and community building through gaming.

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