Welcome to our first Linkubator Sunday Round-up! Check out the best #libraryasincubator ideas, links, and conversations from the Library as Incubator Project website and social media suite.  Enjoy! ~Erinn

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This week on the website:

Page to Stage: “The Arabian Nights” | Guest blogger Brandon Monokian is back with more on the Page to Stage program at the Princeton Public Library.

“Come Write In” Library Programs for NaNoWriMo | This fantastic program encourages writers to use their local libraries as writing studios during National Novel Writing Month in November.

The Piano Room and Sheet Music Collection at the Minneapolis Central Library |  Part of our series on Hennepin County Library’s arts programming.

Image Recognition and Augmented Reality at the Library | A look at Aurasma augmented reality apps, interactive information, and the Library of the Future.

NEW! Music Incubators  Pinterest board | A collection of our favorite music resources and ideas: libraries, archives, streaming audio, library programs, and a brilliant concert series that puts HUGE artists (think Adele) on library stages in Britain.


Brilliant #libraryasincubator ideas & visual gems around the web:

What Do Making and Reading Have in Common? |  A look at dynamic, participatory experiences and why library makerspaces make sense, via bookmobility.

Learn how to dance for your wedding at the library |  We love this idea from Hoboken Public Library’s “Do It Yourself” series!

Young Maurice Sendak’s rare Velveteen Rabbit illustrations circa 1960 |  Vintage duotone illustrations from the 1960 Best In Children’s Books, via Brainpickings


Don’t forget!

Teen Read Week is coming up!  Check out the Teen Read Week Art Contest we’re sponsoring in partnership with Teen Librarian’s Toolbox and Egmont USAIt Came From a Book! Teen Read Week Art Contest.

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