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SXSW 2016: What a Whirlwind

SXSW 2016: What a Whirlwind

Hitting the ground running after a whirlwind trip to SXSW Interactive/SXCreate this weekend. Couple of things to share: Trent Miller of Madison Public Library’s Bubbler program and Laura from the LAIP talked all about arts and libraries as creative spaces in their presentation on Sunday. While we did not manage to do a recording of...
Incubating Creativity and Imagination at #CILDC

Incubating Creativity and Imagination at #CILDC

In case you missed all the pictures and chatter on Twitter around the Computers in Libraries conference in DC (#CILDC), here’s a bit of what you missed from the Incubator crew! Erinn and Holly ran an epic 8-hour preconference workshop on Monday with four incredibly curious and dedicated librarians from public, state, and academic libraries....
Art Resources Transfer: Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program

Art Resources Transfer: Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program

This post originally appeared on the LAIP in 2012. We’ve updated the information below with current links. Enjoy learning about this terrific resource!  One of our goals at the Library as Incubator Project is to showcase resources and programs that can benefit libraries of all kinds– even those with zero budgets– and create opportunities for...
We're Presenting at SXSW Interactive!

We’re Presenting at SXSW Interactive!

If you’re hitting up SXSW Interactive this year, we have some fun news: Laura from the Library as Incubator Project and our good friend Trent Miller from The Bubbler at Madison Public Library will  be presenting on libraries as creative spaces on Sunday, March 13, at 12:30 p.m. Joshua Morrison, a student at the Texas...
Friday Linkubator Roundup

Friday Linkubator Roundup

As you cuddle up in the cold, enjoy these great links! On the site: Laura talks about her after school Maker Club! (pssst… the key is a good partner!) Our dear friend Mel talks about the Langdon Divers Gallery at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Around the internet: All about Instagram for your library...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | February 1 - 5

Friday Linkubator Roundup | February 1 – 5

Lots of great stuff going on this week! New on the site: Up and down with opposites in our newest Book to Boogie! We explore the Nolen Library, a hub for learning and inspiration! Fun around the web: YOU GUYS. This week was Color Our Collections Week and OMG there is so much amazingness out...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | Jan 25-29

Friday Linkubator Roundup | Jan 25-29

Things have been a little hectic around here recently, so let’s do some catching up, shall we? On the site: Rebecca Hopman from the Corning Museum of Glass clued us in to a very special “hidden” collection at the museum’s Rakow Research Library: the Whitefriars stained glass cartoon collection. We scored an interview with librarian+illustrator...
Linkubator Roundup - Thanksgiving Edition!

Linkubator Roundup – Thanksgiving Edition!

Hello fellow incubators! Here in the U.S., we’re in the midst of a family and food-induced stupor, so for those who are looking for a little distraction, here’s an extra-lengthy links roundup just for you. New features: Explore some of the colorful and exciting pop-up material from the Hatchery of the Glasgow School of Art Library....
Friday Linkubator Roundup | November 6 – November 12

Friday Linkubator Roundup | November 6 – November 12

First of all, how’s your novel going? The month is nearly half over! This is not exactly my favorite time of year–but it definitely has its charms. I love a good cup of hot chocolate. Soon the feasting, gift-giving, and convivial times (even at work!) will be upon us. Meanwhile, try the links.   New...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | October 30 - November 5

Friday Linkubator Roundup | October 30 – November 5

I see you, late fall. Happy #NaNoWriMo, everybody. It may be a little too early to start thinking about the holidays. But it’s always the right time to think about links. New features: ARTCACHE interactive exhibit is at Columbia College Library in Chicago through November 15. Book to Boogie: This mama hen is trying to...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | October 23 - 29

Friday Linkubator Roundup | October 23 – 29

The weather is windy and chilly. The end of Daylight Savings Time looms. So, it’s the perfect time to curl up with a book and cider or hot chocolate, or to knit a scarf in the makerspace. Are you ready to bookmark? We’ve got some great links. New features: Ballet and books seem like a...
Friday Linkubator Roundup | August 28 - September 3

Friday Linkubator Roundup | August 28 – September 3

So… how’s it going? Most of us have returned once again to the school year, the heat is saying its last hurrah in the US, and our attention sometimes strays elsewhere. Hopefully these great links will provide the best kind of distraction for you! New features: Any book involving monkeys in story time is a guaranteed winner, including...