Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Technology Petting Zoo!

The Technology Petting Zoo at MLA features a variety of gadgets of interest to you and your patrons . If you've never seen an iPhone, want to compare the Sony eBook to the Kindle, or are thinking about jumping on the podcasting bandwagon; come to the Zoo. If you're wondering about the devices your patrons may bring into your library to plug into your library computers, come to the Zoo. Check out these gadgets and more in a comfortable, non-threatening atmosphere. Get demos of Web 2.0 applications like, Flickr, Blogger, PBWiki, and more! Create an avatar, sign up for Twitter, and play a game on a DS handheld. Nothing bites or induces allergies - we promise! It's all happening at the Zoo! Handouts will be available online at

The Technology Petting Zoo will be open during Exhibit Hall Hours:

WEDNESDAY MAY 6: 12:45pm-4:30pm

THURSDAY MAY 7: 8:00am-12:00pm; 12:45-4:30pm

FRIDAY MAY 8: 8:00am-12:00pm; 12:45-4:30pm

Gadgets to pet:

1 comment:

Shane Sher said...

Beth, We are considering doing somehting similar here at Providence Public Library. Any tips? Also in general how did it go? Anything you learned not to do again for the petting zoo?
Thanks. Any insight would be helpful