The Professional Benefit of Play

Library staff learning through play

Library staff learning through play

When is it better to set a learning objective, and when should we develop our staff and our services through experiment and “happy accident”? What is the professional benefit of play? SLQ’s Creative in Residence (2016-April 2017), Matt Finch, has a guest article in New Zealand Library Life magazine, exploring the professional benefit of play and giving an account of our roleplay-based “Library Island” game for staff training.

Read more from p 12 onwards in  April 2017’s Library Life – (PDF download).