Posts tagged "Kit"
Trick Photography with Light Stencils: a Program Kit

Trick Photography with Light Stencils: a Program Kit

One of the things we love to do at the Library as Incubator Project is to share solid how-to’s for fun and innovative arts/maker programs. Youth librarian Michael Cherry was one of the first to contribute a kit to the website (which may be found here) and we’re totally stoked to have him and Charles...
Kit: Poetry Scavenger Hunt

Kit: Poetry Scavenger Hunt

This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in April 2013. We’re thrilled to present this original program kit created for us – and you! – by a group of poets and literary educators known as Line Assembly. We’ll be featuring a full-blown feature and interview with the six Line Assemblers later this...
Program Kit: Glitter Bangle Bracelet Makeover

Program Kit: Glitter Bangle Bracelet Makeover

We’re delighted to partner with Heidi Gustad of Hands Occupied to bring you a series of kits to bring a little DIY to the library! Read on to learn more about this STEAM-friendly activity and download the Kit to use in your library. Don’t forget to check out all of Heidi’s posts for us HERE....
Easy Does It: A pop-up teen makerspace

Easy Does It: A pop-up teen makerspace

As you know if you’ve been part of the Library as Incubator Project community, we’re big fans of maker programs and spaces, and we love to see the variety of “maker libraries” that are being developed around the country and the world. Something that we like to emphasize in our classes and presentations is that...
Program Kit: Knitting Loom

Program Kit: Knitting Loom

We’re delighted to partner with Heidi Gustad of Hands Occupied to bring you a series of kits to bring a little DIY to the library! Read on to learn more about this STEAM-friendly activity and download the Kit to use in your library. Don’t forget to check out all of Heidi’s posts for us HERE....
Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Thaumatropes

Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Thaumatropes

We’re delighted to partner with Heidi Gustad of Hands Occupied to bring you a series of kits to bring a little DIY to the library! Read on to learn more about this STEAM-friendly activity and download the Kit to use in your library. Don’t forget to check out all of Heidi’s posts for us HERE. Cheers!...
Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Faux Neon Sign

Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Faux Neon Sign

We’re delighted to partner with Heidi Gustad of Hands Occupied to bring you a series of kits to bring a little DIY to the library! Read on to learn more about this STEAM-friendly activity and download the Kit to use in your library. Don’t forget to check out all of Heidi’s posts for us HERE. Cheers!...
Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Permanent Marker-Dyed T-shirts

Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Permanent Marker-Dyed T-shirts

We’re delighted to partner with Heidi Gustad of Hands Occupied to bring you a series of kits to bring a little DIY to the library! Read on to learn more about this STEAM-friendly activity and download the Kit to use in your library. Don’t forget to check out all of Heidi’s posts for us HERE....
Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Rainbow Illusion Yo-yos

Science Meets Crafts Program Kit: Rainbow Illusion Yo-yos

We’re delighted to announce our partnership with Heidi Gustad of Hands Occupied! Heidi is not only a librarian, but an experienced DIY maven to boot, and this post is the first in a series of DIY kits she’s creating for us at the Library as Incubator Project. Read on to learn more about this STEAM-friendly...
Fractal Origami and Community Art at the USC Libraries

Fractal Origami and Community Art at the USC Libraries

The USC Libraries bring us the story of a unique community art project that demonstrates the interplay of art, math, and science. Thanks to Nathan Masters for bringing this to our attention! ~ Laura With nearly 50,000 business cards, the USC Libraries recently constructed an origami model of a three-dimensional fractal. Named the Mosely Snowflake after engineer and...
"Come Write In" library programs for NaNoWriMo

“Come Write In” library programs for NaNoWriMo

If you’ve been a follower of the Library as Incubator Project since its earliest days in the fall of 2011, you might remember our quick feature on National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. We’re huge fans of this program, which promotes community literacy development, creative writing, and use of local resources (including libraries!). The “Come...
Call for submissions: Library gallery space

Call for submissions: Library gallery space

Library gallery spaces create a unique opportunity for artists to show their work to a new audience, and for the library to provide an enriching art experience for patrons.  Whether it’s a public or academic library, an entire room devoted to show artwork or a small space on one wall — hanging art in the...