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Linkubator Friday Roundup | February 20 - 26

Linkubator Friday Roundup | February 20 – 26

As February wanes, we in the American Midwest are praying to the sun god for spring, but these links from the past week have surely brightened our days! Enjoy! New features: The FINAL installment of our video series on the Bubbler at Madison Public Library and their ultra-fab Twin Peaks after-hours party! San Diego Public...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | February 13 - 19

Linkubator Friday Roundup | February 13 – 19

We’ve got it all this week: color mixing for kids, a teen makerspace, author visits, and a community art project! Plus tons of great stuff we saw online. For our fellow icicles in the northern hemisphere, we hope this warms up your weekend! New features:  OF COURSE we had to share the love for Herve Tullet’s...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | February 6 - 12

Linkubator Friday Roundup | February 6 – 12

Well, this week was certainly filled with lots of goodies around the web, and we saw some great features on makerspaces. Enjoy the linky plethora! New features: Learn how The Labs @ CLP expanded from humble beginnings to a major force at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh! We LOVE makerspaces in academic libraries, and we got...
Exploring Coverbrowser.com

Exploring Coverbrowser.com

This article originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in winter 2013. Our feature articles on libraries and artists have been going positively gangbusters this winter (which I love, don’t get me wrong) so I thought it might be nice to highlight one of the many eye candy-heavy (not to mention ridiculously valuable to students...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | January 30 - February 5

Linkubator Friday Roundup | January 30 – February 5

I don’t know about you, but I am EXHAUSTED after all this week’s news! Read on to see what you may have missed in the worlds of libraries, books, art, and creativity! New features: Wonderful interview with artist Jon Kerpel, who considers his art a form of activism and admires the library as an uninhibited...
Our "Behind the Glass" lecture at the Corning Museum of Glass

Our “Behind the Glass” lecture at the Corning Museum of Glass

Laura and I had the pleasure of visiting the Corning Museum of Glass last month in a whirlwind trip– and it was well worth it! The Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY is truly astonishing as a cultural institution that works to seamlessly integrate all aspects of the craft in a single, living space.  The campus...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | January 23 - 29

Linkubator Friday Roundup | January 23 – 29

It seems like everyone’s coming out of their January reverie to create some serious buzz online with all the excellent link sharing that’s happening! Which is a long-winded way of saying that the web was hoppin’ this week, so enjoy all of our favorites. New features: Performing artist Rob Dz recorded an album in Madison...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | January 16 - 22

Friday Linkubator Roundup | January 16 – 22

So many amazing things came across our computers this week, and we could not be more excited to share it all with you! Enjoy our new features and everything that tickled our fancy in this week’s roundup! New features: Another library joins the local music hosting revolution – Edmonton Public Library launches a new digital...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | January 10 - 16

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | January 10 – 16

Oh boy oh boy, it was an exciting week for libraries, the internet, and free access!  Mostly because of Oregon Trail – you know you can play it online now, right?? (See link in Fun stuff below!) And we had some kick-butt features. Check it out! New features: Another great post from the folks at...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | January 4th - 9th

Friday Linkubator Roundup | January 4th – 9th

Happy New Year and welcome back to our little corner of the internet! The LAIP team is back to business after a lovely break spent eating all the food and watching all the holiday movies with our families. And boy, did we hit the ground running! New features We wrapped up 2014 with a few...
Join us Thursday January 8th for a presentation live-stream!

Join us Thursday January 8th for a presentation live-stream!

Two posts for you today…this is a quick note to let you know that LAIP founders Laura Damon-Moore and Erinn Paige will be presenting The Artist’s Library at the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY as part of the museum’s Behind the Glass Lecture Series. Details about the event may be found on the Corning...
Our Favorite Things: Art-Making Librarians

Our Favorite Things: Art-Making Librarians

For today’s Favorite Things post, we’re celebrating some of the art-making library staff we’ve met over the last year! Featuring: Rebecca Brooks – Laura had a fantastic time interviewing children’s librarian and art-maker Rebecca Brooks, the mastermind behind the graphic design and craft website Hafuboti. Poetry in the Stacks – if you’re a poet who...