5: Justin Hoenke

Steve speaks with Justin Hoenke, teen librarian and video gaming enthusiast.

Read the transcript.

Justin Hoenke is a teen librarian and video gaming enthusiast who has written about these subjects for publications such as Library Journal, VOYA, and is a regular contributor for the blog Tame the Web. Justin is a member of the 2010 ALA Emerging Leaders class and a MLIS graduate of the Department of Library Science at the Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is currently the Teen Librarian at the Portland (ME) Public Library, where he is responsible for teen collection development and programming as well as overseeing the video game and graphic novel collection for the library system. His professional interests include video gaming in libraries, teen librarianship, creating local collections, and community building. You can follow Justin on Twitter @justinlibrarian.

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