Nyfiken på relationen mellan cosplay, serier och geek-kultur och bibliotek?

Ja, då kan Ellyssa Kroskis senaste blogg-projekt vara en bra startpunkt: Cosplay, Comics, & Geek Culture in Libraries

Bloggen är tänkt att samla biblioteksrelaterade aktiviteter för att inspirera bibliotek(spersonal) till att veta mer om, och delta i, fenomen som t ex cosplay men också följa massmediala och populärkulturella trender som tecknade serier, manga, spel och maker spaces:

”This is an exciting time for geeks of all kinds to be involved with libraries as today’s savvy libraries have begun to embrace new ways to engage library patrons such as fandom events, comic book and graphic novel collections, comic cons, cosplay events, and more.

The intersection of these interests with libraries is a perfect match as libraries are striving to develop entertaining and educational new programs and services that will appeal to not only children but young adults as well as “kids at heart” of all ages. And these new programs and resources fit well with the interests of cosplayers who can utilize the equipment in library makerspaces such as 3D printers and sewing machines to create many of their props and costume pieces, as well as comics fans who can come to the library to read comics and graphic novel collections, video and board game enthusiasts who attend library gaming events, and geeks of all types who are drawn to “nerd nights”, Dr. Who marathons, and Harry Potter socials, etc.”

 

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