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Linkubator Friday Roundup | December 12 - 18

Linkubator Friday Roundup | December 12 – 18

This week, it’s all great features and awesome links!  Makerspaces, guitars at libraries, Darwin’s papers online, and a bunch of book/movie news.  Enjoy! New features: San Diego Public Library and their IDEA Lab is just out of this world!  Librarian Uyen Tran told us about some of the excellent things going on there in the first...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | December 5 - 11

Linkubator Friday Roundup | December 5 – 11

It was a good week for creative work on the web!  Enjoy our new features, highlights from our friends and contributors, and lots of things to delight and amaze.  Go explore! New features: Qiana Mestrich did some serious archival digging for her Inherited Patterns installation.  Contributor Liz Sales brought us the story. “How to Catch...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | November 21 - December 4

Linkubator Friday Roundup | November 21 – December 4

This Linkubator roundup is a double – the Thanksgiving holiday last week saw me without my computer and utterly cut off from the internet.  But we’re back this week with more excellent things to share! New features: Kelly Hiser’s back with more details about sharing digital work created in library programs; this time, programs outside the library....
#ICFABArt Final Results!

#ICFABArt Final Results!

Thank you to everyone for making this year’s #ICFABArt Teen Art Contest another great success!  We received a fantastic selection of teen art, and it was quite difficult to limit the field.  We hope you enjoyed seeing all of this incredible book-inspired art from teens; I know I loved it! Without further ado, I am...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | November 14 - 20

Linkubator Friday Roundup | November 14 – 20

This week was light on the Incubator side but SO AWESOME on all the great stuff floating around the web.  Dive right in and see what was delighting us! New features: Erinn dropped in on the magnificent Odd Volumes altered book show at the Yale University Art Gallery, and we are in love with every...
Odd Volumes at the Yale University Art Gallery

Odd Volumes at the Yale University Art Gallery

One of our favorite things here at the Library as Incubator Project is book art– altered books, bookworks, book sculptures– you name it.  When it comes to re-purposing old books, we love to see them turned into exciting and thought-provoking pieces of art when they’re no longer useful in the stacks.  I had the pleasure...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | November 7 - 13

Linkubator Friday Roundup | November 7 – 13

Friends, the internet was indeed fruitful this week.  Check out those awesome links down below, and be sure to see what we’ve been up to as well! New features: Fantastic new book + project pair from Rebecca Dunn in this month’s Pages to Projects!  For Native American Heritage Month, a beautiful tale and basic weaving...
2014 #ICFABArt Gallery | Vote for your favorite entry!

2014 #ICFABArt Gallery | Vote for your favorite entry!

We at the Library as Incubator Project are thrilled to announce the finalists for this year’s #ICFAB (“It Came From a Book!) Teen Art Contest!  We received many fantastic entries, but this year, we decided to winnow it down to 9 entries.  Believe me, it wasn’t easy! Contestants were asked to create a work of...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 31 - November 6

Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 31 – November 6

Lots of community-building and information-sharing going on in the library world lately – check out some of our favorite news and bits of delight we saw this week! New features: Carbondale Public Library used an Ezra Jack Keats mini-grant to create a book with youth and seniors in the community. Another gem of a picture book to...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 24 - 30

Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 24 – 30

HAPPY HALLOWEEN, Y’ALL!!!  For long-time followers, you’ll know that we really, really, really like this holiday.  An excuse to artfully throw together a costume and indulge in the more macabre side of life?  Yes, please.  Enjoy this week’s roundup of our favorite links, be they spooky or inspiring! New features: The next post in our...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 17 - 23

Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 17 – 23

Heck, why waste time reading/writing an intro to this week’s best links when you can just dive right in!  (But they are a pretty darn good batch of links…) New features: How do you make a change when a long-running program meets a new location?  The Labs @ CLP tackle that question (from the new...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 10 - 16

Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 10 – 16

Hey hey, everyone, hope you’re ready for the awesome links that we found this week, AND ready for the weekend.  No joke; the Saturday librarians have our sympathy.  What were some of YOUR favorite things this week? New features: You may have seen the work of artist Mike Stilkey around the web – he uses...