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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...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 3 - 9

Linkubator Friday Roundup | October 3 – 9

It’s been a bit of a quiet week here online as we get ready to teach our online course (see Other News below) next week.  Check out our favorite things from the past few days and let us know what YOUR favorites have been!  Did we miss anything exciting in the world of books, libraries,...
ONE WEEK Left to register for our Fall 'Makerspace Mindset' course!

ONE WEEK Left to register for our Fall ‘Makerspace Mindset’ course!

Curious about the maker movement in libraries?  Looking to jumpstart a makerspace project at your own institution and want to learn about scalable options for your community? Want a fun, informative, and collaborative online learning experience for your continuing ed credits? Our Makerspace Mindset course is for you!  We’re proud to offer this online course through...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | September 26 - October 2

Linkubator Friday Roundup | September 26 – October 2

Hey there, library + art lovers!  We’ve transitioned into October at last, and no one can take our pumpkin spice lattes (or PSLs as the internet now calls them) away from us.  Enjoy this collection of our favorite features and links from the past week as you wind down your work week.  We’d love to...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | September 19 - 25

Linkubator Friday Roundup | September 19 – 25

Boy, it’s been a busy week.  We’ve had some really excellent features AND found lots of cool links.  Enjoy these, and as always, share YOUR favorites with us any time on Facebook or Twitter! ~Katie New features: We had a blast interviewing librarian/art-maker Rebecca Brooks who is behind the awesome superhero-themed library logos. Find out...
Featuring: Rebecca Brooks

Featuring: Rebecca Brooks

I knew that I was going to have a great time interviewing children’s librarian and art-maker Rebecca Brooks (a.k.a. Hafuboti) when her response to my interview invitation was a GIF featuring a flailing Kermit the Frog. Without further ado, the lovely Rebecca! ~ Laura Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Please introduce yourself – who are you?...
Linkubator Friday Roundup | September 12 - 19

Linkubator Friday Roundup | September 12 – 19

Aaaaaand we’re back for another edition of the weekly Linkubator Roundup!  Enjoy these most excellent links from us and others. New features: November is coming, which means thousands will be writing for National Novel Writing Month!  Consider adding a “Come Write In” program to your library this fall. Kelly Hiser brought us part 2 of...
Linkubator FRIDAY Roundup | September 1 - 12

Linkubator FRIDAY Roundup | September 1 – 12

Welcome to the new and improved Linkubator – same awesome link selection, now on Friday!  We focus on any new content we’ve featured, what we’ve been up to, and best of all, whatever cool and interesting junk we saw online the past week.  Make sure to stop by on Fridays from now on for all...
3rd Annual IT CAME FROM A BOOK Teen Art Contest (#ICFABArt)

3rd Annual IT CAME FROM A BOOK Teen Art Contest (#ICFABArt)

The Library as Incubator Project is proud to announce the 3rd Annual “It Came From a Book” Teen Art Contest!!! This awesome art contest for teens is in its 3rd year, and we are so excited!  Our amazing partners this year are: Teen Librarian’s Toolbox, EgmontUSA, and Zest Books – this project would not be possible without them! SUBMISSION...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | August 24 - 30

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | August 24 – 30

Enjoy your weekend with our favorite links from the past week!  Don’t miss the good stuff! New features: Albany Public Library challenged local musicians to make literary music with their “Reading Music” program. A great essay by Ryan Claringbole – Conquer Your Fear and Create! We dug up some really neat historical menus from digital collections...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | August 17 - 23

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | August 17 – 23

Are all our Northern Hemisphere friends withstanding the August heat?  Wisconsin weather makes you feel like you want to take a shower the minute you step outside.  Thankfully, the weather on the interwebs is always nice! New features: Albany Public Library turns a branch library into a gallery space for local artists twice a year,...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | August 10 - 16

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | August 10 – 16

A little bit of housekeeping on the LAIP site this week, but with just as much internet awesome as usual.  What have you been up to? New features: Sort of a feature, sort of project news: We show off our experience last week at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, MN with our Art +...