NCompass Live: Could a Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament Be Your Next Fundraiser?

NCompass live smallJoin us for next week’s NCompass Live, “Could a Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament Be Your Next Fundraiser?”, on Wednesday, August 26, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time.

Join Cecelia Lawrence, Director of the North Platte (NE) Public Library, as she shares the triumphs and pitfalls of holding a major competitive Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament. Lawrence has been the Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament Coordinator for the past 10 years in North Platte and has seen this event grow from 60 competitors in 2 divisions to over 160 puzzlers in 6 divisions. This session will walk you through the basics of holding a tournament; developing rules for the tournament; volunteer recruitment; discuss finding business sponsorships for teams; explore where to purchase puzzles and prizes, as well as trophy and prize ideas.

Upcoming NCompass Live events:

  • Sept. 2 – NeBooks Project
  • Sept. 9 – Your Digital Footprint: Managing Your Online Identity
  • Sept. 16 – Board in the Stacks: Developing a Board Game Collection for your Library
  • Sept. 30 – NCompass Live: 2015 One Book One Nebraska: Death Zones & Darling Spies

For more information, to register for NCompass Live, or to listen to recordings of past events, go to the NCompass Live webpage.

NCompass Live is broadcast live every Wednesday from 10am – 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website. The show is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. Before you attend a session, please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.







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