Library Mythbusters?

Library Mythbusters


Bust those library myths while discovering all the great resources UTC Library has to offer!

Time Required

  • This activity will take approximately 5-7 minutes.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify services and resources by the Library.
  • Students will be able to articulate how a librarian can assist them.
  • Students will be able to state features of the library that can assist them with content creation, study, and relaxation.

Materials Needed

  • 1 set of 6 cards. Each card corresponds to a slide on the PowerPoint
  • 1 PowerPoint file
  • Participation prizes (optional)


  1. Pull up PowerPoint
  2. Give a brief introduction about the original Mythbusters and how it relates to the game.
  3. Hand out cards (ask for volunteers or just hand them out)
  4. Student Instructions: Each card corresponds to a slide on the PowerPoint. When you see the image from your card on the PPT, read the “myth” on your card.
  5. After the myth is read, discuss it with the class. Encourage their participation in the process by asking them to guess whether the myth is true (“confirmed”) or not (“busted”).
  6. Take up cards; give out prized (if using).



Updated 2014

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