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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...
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...