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Linkubator Sunday Roundup | July 13 - 19

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | July 13 – 19

A quiet week here.  Enjoy this shorter-than-normal Linkubator and tell us what delighted you this week! New features: We’re going to follow along with the new artists-in-residence at the Hazelwood Branch of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh over the next few months.  Meet artists Edith Abeyta and Darnell Chambers! The excellent Amy Koester finished her series...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | July 6 - 12

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | July 6 – 12

We are back in the swing of things, bringing you as much art & library content as we can.  Check out some of our favorite things in the links below. New features: Hey storytimers – the picture book “Here Are My Hands” is a perfect way to get kiddos into motion!  This month’s Book to...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | June 21 - July 5

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | June 21 – July 5

You’ll have to forgive us for not posting a Linkubator last week.  We were away at the ALA Annual Conference, and internet was difficult to come by (ahem, to say the least).  But this week, you get it all: a double-whammy!  Check out our favorite things from the last two weeks. New features: We were...
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 | June 15 - 21

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | June 15 – 21

So how’s everybody doing?  Summer Reading Program is in full swing… you academic librarians are probably prepping for next year… oh, and are we ready for the ALA Annual Conference 2014??  ‘Cause that’s happening.  Before we get ahead of ourselves, check out what awesome stuff we were talking about this week. New features: David Graham...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | June 8 - 14

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | June 8 – 14

Lots of great new stuff this week!  Check out what’s been capturing our attention lately, and find your new favorite thing. New features: Cool off this summer with a movement-filled story time based on SPLASH! by Ann Jonas!  Part of our Book to Boogie series. Explore a fascinating online resource in Old Maps Online. Find...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | June 1 - 7

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | June 1 – 7

It’s June!  How is it June?  We’re only weeks away from the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas… which we’ve actually kind of forgotten about due to our artist/maker residency.  But we’ll get right on that!  In the meantime, check out our favorites from this week. New features: If you’re thinking a mobile makerspace is...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 25 - 31

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 25 – 31

Lots of book and library news this week: some good, some very sad.  Here’s what we’ve been talking about this week. New features: Librarian and artist Bryan Voell showed off some of his collage work in this great interview. What can YOU do with your nearest Little Free Library?  More creative ideas! Have you explored the Library...
Spark: Little Free Library #4

Spark: Little Free Library #4

Spark: Little Free Library is a post series that’s all about making art, making stories, even making performances based on Little Libraries. Some of our exercises and ideas are related to the stuff that’s in the Little Libraries. Others are tied to the libraries themselves. But either way, we hope you’ll find a Little Library close to you (or far!)...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 18 - 24

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 18 – 24

Enjoying your weekend?  We hope these links make your day a little more interesting! New features: An update from The Hatchery in Glasgow!  Seriously, check out their spiffy site for tons of library-incubated art examples. Doing a STEM program is as easy as painting with gravity and magnets!  Amy Koester is back with another post...
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 11 - 17

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 11 – 17

So this week, we published a book, no big deal.  Just kidding, this is BIG STUFF!!!  We’re over the moon about our beautiful book and all the lovely people who made it happen.  So yeah, we’re a little tired now. New features: There’s a new art piece at Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library that’s catching attention....
Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 4 - 10

Linkubator Sunday Roundup | May 4 – 10

It was a bustling, busy week for us, especially with moving in to our exciting (if temporary) work space!  See below for details, as well as all the great stuff we encountered this week! New features: A storytime that just asks kids to wiggle!  Book to Boogie looks at Lines that Wiggle by Candace Whitman. We got...