Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality 

Wednesday, September 12
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn about the past, present and future of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, as it relates to libraries.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn about Virtual Reality and how it can be applied to libraries
  2. Learn about Augmented Reality and how it can be applied to libraries
  3. See where the two might be headed



Austin Olney is a Digital Media Specialist at the White Plains Public Library, teaching patrons to be digitally literate and providing them with technology skills necessary for the modern world. Using the library’s teen space as a backdrop, he presents students with a hands-on approach. Receiving his Master’s Degree of Science in Education from SUNY Cortland in 2011, he gained a New York State Social Studies teaching certification and an A+ (Plus) Certification from CompTIA IT Industry & Association. Austin has experience teaching in a variety of educational institutions, and enjoys applying advanced technology skills to actively engage students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles.