Posts tagged "Books"
Featuring: Micaela Sullivan-Fowler

Featuring: Micaela Sullivan-Fowler

by Holly Storck-Post Librarian, curator, and artist, Micaela Sullivan-Fowler has been a long supporter and friend of LAIP. A recent feature on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Library website inspired us to take a closer look at Micaela-the-artist. As the History of Health Sciences Librarian at Ebling Library, Micaela works with students, both one-on-one, and entire...
"BiblioCraft," the new book by Jessica Pigza

“BiblioCraft,” the new book by Jessica Pigza

by Laura Damon-Moore Today is a great day, because today we’re celebrating a new book that came out last week from a dear friend of the Library as Incubator Project! BiblioCraft: A Modern Crafter’s Guide to Using Library Resources to Jumpstart Creative Projects (Abrams/STC Craft/Melanie Falick Books) is by Jessica Pigza, also known as the Handmade Librarian....
Featuring: Danielle Kroll

Featuring: Danielle Kroll

Today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Danielle Kroll, an illustrator whose work includes many projects that are closely tied to literature and books, both in terms of content and as a physical canvas on which to create new art. Enjoy! ~ Laura Library as Incubator Project (LAIP): Please tell us a little bit...
Book Publishing Workshop for Teens, new from Matt Finch

Book Publishing Workshop for Teens, new from Matt Finch

Our friend over at Books & Adventures, educator and library program coordinator Matt Finch, has some fantastic new programs up on his website. We’re going to highlight a couple of them here this spring, including today’s feature on this fun and educational program about book publishing. by Matt Finch Last year, Parkes Shire ran a...
Out of the Archives: Featuring Coralie Bickford-Smith

Out of the Archives: Featuring Coralie Bickford-Smith

This post was originally published March 12, 2013. Books can certainly be works of visual art, especially from amazing cover designers like Coralie Bickford-Smith! Coralie had the chance to revamp Penguin’s classic covers, and we are really thrilled to talk with her about her relationship to libraries! ~ Katie Can you tell us a bit...
Sparking new projects with Little Free Libraries

Sparking new projects with Little Free Libraries

by Laura Damon-Moore It’s sort of amazing that we’ve been around for (gah) 3+ years and haven’t written much about our friends over at Little Free Library. Surely you’ve seen one – mailbox-sized book boxes with room for a selection of books that are free to take and swap and share. Many of these Little...
Book Spine Collage at Fond du Lac Public Library

Book Spine Collage at Fond du Lac Public Library

We’re delighted to welcome our friend Mel Kolstad back to the site today to share a recent collage workshop she hosted at the Fond du Lak Public Library.  Mel is a huge supporter of libraries, and her collage work often uses discarded books for material and inspiration!  Enjoy– Erinn Book Spine Collage at Fond du...
"The Artist's Library" book update

“The Artist’s Library” book update

Hey, p-art-y people! We wanted to let you all know about a couple of book updates! The Artist’s Library: a Field Guide from the Library as Incubator Project comes out this May. Have you seen our cover yet? We’re so thrilled that it includes a piece by one of our featured artists, Lisa Occhipinti! We want to...
Pages to Projects: HeARTs!

Pages to Projects: HeARTs!

Our good friend Rebecca Dunn is back on the Library as Incubator Project with another great post in her popular Pages to Projects series! She shares how to incorporate elements of art education and appreciation into storytime; if you’ve been inspired by Rebecca’s projects or have used her storytime plans at your library, we’d love to hear about it!  Share your...
Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Incubating Art at Ferndale Public Library

Today’s feature comes from the public library in Ferndale, Michigan. Circulation Specialist and artist Lindsey Harnish discusses the variety of arts-incubating programs and projects that the library, in partnership with local artists, facilitates for the Ferndale community. The programs highlighted today are fairly easy to replicate and the ideas are infinitely scalable, which is always...
Mellow Pages Library

Mellow Pages Library

Rebecca Rubenstein, one of our intrepid our Writers in the Field, recently spoke with Matt Nelson and Jacob Perkins of Mellow Pages Library located in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, NY. The library is a relaxing space where you can explore literature, chat about books and drink coffee. Read on to find out more about their collection...
Featuring: Alise Anderson and the Green Branch Library

Featuring: Alise Anderson and the Green Branch Library

by Holly Storck-Post On her website, Alise Anderson describes herself in part as a “filmmaker, choreographer, maker.” Alise has studied modern dance and has a certificate in directing and producing from Berkeley Film Institute. She has had films in national film festivals, and won a number of awards. I’ve admired Alise’s films for years, and when...