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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...
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...