Posts tagged "Music"
Iowa City Public Library's Local Music Project: An Update

Iowa City Public Library’s Local Music Project: An Update

We’re so glad to be able to bring you an update on one of our favorite arts-incubating projects today: John Paulios from Iowa City Public Library joins us as the new man in charge of ICPL’s Local Music Project, which we featured on the site back in 2012, just as it was kicking off in...
Media World! at Brooklyn Public Library’s Information Commons

Media World! at Brooklyn Public Library’s Information Commons

We’re delighted to welcome Melissa Morrone back to the site to share an update on the multifunctional community Info Commons at Brooklyn Public Library.  Read on to learn more about a special volunteer who helps to teach users about the recording studio as a way to give back to his community. And don’t miss the other exciting posts...
Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part III

Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part III

Nick Demske is a powerhouse. He’s back to the Library as Incubator Project today for the final installment in his series on building and implementing excellent performing arts programs at libraries. Nick’s work at Racine Public Library is an impressive intro to the post that follows, so I encourage you to check out our recent...
Live Lounge at Hutt International Boys School

Live Lounge at Hutt International Boys School

This morning we have the pleasure of featuring a performance art series that takes place in the library at Hutt International Boys’ School in New Zealand. Liam Dennis, a year twelve student at the school, shares some background information on Live Lounge, the series he founded at the school recently. ~ Laura by Liam Dennis My...
BRIC Classes at Brooklyn Public Library's Information Commons

BRIC Classes at Brooklyn Public Library’s Information Commons

We’re delighted to welcome Melissa Morrone back to the site to share an update on the multifunctional community Info Commons at Brooklyn Public Library.  Read on to learn more about their exciting partnership with a local arts and media studio and find downloadable example lesson plans for digital media classes! ~Erinn by Melissa Morrone, Brooklyn Public...
Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part II

Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part II

We’re delighted to welcome Nick Demske back to the Library as Incubator Project for the next installment in his series focusing on strategies librarians can use to implement excellent performing arts programs for their communities using a principle we call “Programming as Collection Development.” Nick’s work at Racine Public Library is an impressive intro to...
Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part 1

Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part 1

We’re delighted to welcome Nick Demske back to the Library as Incubator Project for the next installment in his series of posts focusing on process and strategy librarians can use to implement excellent performing arts programs for their communities using a principle we call “Programming as Collection Development.” Nick’s work at Racine Public Library is...
Pack Your Library Card for the Moon! An Update on Brooklyn Public Library's Info Commons

Pack Your Library Card for the Moon! An Update on Brooklyn Public Library’s Info Commons

We’re delighted to welcome Melissa Morrone back to the site to share an update on the multifunctional community Info Commons at Brooklyn Public Library.  Read on to learn more about their exciting resources that support creativity and learning! ~Erinn Pack Your Library Card for the Moon! An Update on Brooklyn Public Library’s Info Commons by...
Librarians and community involvement as a professional competence

Librarians and community involvement as a professional competence

We’re delighted to welcome Nick Demske back to the Library as Incubator Project for the first in a series of posts focusing on process and strategy librarians can use to implement excellent performing arts programs for their communities using a principle we call “Programming as Collection Development.” Nick’s work at Racine Public Library is an...
Bridging the Arts at Chicago Public Library

Bridging the Arts at Chicago Public Library

Our newest volunteer at the LAIP presents a fascinating overview of the Chicago Public Library’s arts-incubating partnerships in today’s feature. Read on to learn how reaching out has helped the CPL foster a sense of community and a greater appreciation of artistic expression in their city!~Erinn  Bridging the Arts at Chicago Public Library Actors transform...
Featuring: Mwatabu Okantah

Featuring: Mwatabu Okantah

Today, we feature Mwatabu Okantah, a performance poet based in Akron, Ohio, who also serves as Assistant Professor and Poet in Residence for the Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University.  His new book, Muntu Kuntu Energy: New and Selected Poetry, is new from Chatter House Press. ~Erinn I am now able to see The Library in the same...
BONK! Performance Series at Racine Public Library

BONK! Performance Series at Racine Public Library

We’re pleased to welcome Nick Demske to the site today to share Racine Public Library’s BONK! Performance Series.  Nick is the director and curator of the BONK! Series, which aims to bring challenging poetry, art, and performance to the established local arts community.  The series has garnered national attention in the American poetry scene and...