Monday, July 25, 2011

Inside the New York Public Library's All-Night Scavenger Hunt

How's this for programming?

"On Friday, May 20, 500 young adults gathered at the New York Public Library to spend the entire night indulging in an ambitious interactive game that would test their collaborative abilities while introducing them to the library's vast holdings. 'Find the Future at NYPL: The Game' was conjured up as part of a weekend of activities celebrating the library's centennial. Participants were picked from a field of 5000 applicants based on their creativity and ability to dream big, as demonstrated through an online submission process where they were asked, 'How do you want to make history and change the world?'"

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