Maggie Hommel


Maggie Hommel is the young adult librarian at the Park Ridge Public Library in Park Ridge, IL. In addition to overseeing programs and collections for middle school and high school students, she developed the young adult videogame collection and teaches Scratch visual programming classes. She received her Master’s degree in library science from the University of Illinois and was awarded the 2006 Herbert Goldhor Award for public librarians. She speaks regularly in Chicago and downstate Illinois, advocating the learning benefits of videogame play and game design.

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