Posts tagged "News"
"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....
Learn with us in the Makerspace Mindset Course this spring

Learn with us in the Makerspace Mindset Course this spring

Erinn, Laura, and Katie, along with a slew of special guests, return to the online teaching space this spring with another round of our course on library makerspaces, the Makerspace Mindset. If you’re curious about the different types of makerspaces and how to develop a makerspace that makes sense for your community, we’d love to have...
"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...
Happy All Hallows Read!

Happy All Hallows Read!

Happy Halloween everyone! A short holiday post for you today in addition to our regularly scheduled “stuff.” This week School Library Journal interviewed the team at the Library as Incubator Project about our participation in and love for All Hallows Read, a brainchild of the much-adored Neil Gaiman wherein you give the gift of a...
"The Artist's Library" book update

“The Artist’s Library” book update

Hello, wonderful LAIP community! October kicks off a very lively month for us, so today I wanted to bring you all a quick update on our BOOK which comes out in 2014. Didn’t hear about this project? Read the announcement. A couple of updates from our end: The book has a title! It is: The Artist’s...
Read. Talk. Make. Presenting the Book to Art Club!

Read. Talk. Make. Presenting the Book to Art Club!

Today we have a VERY exciting announcement – today is the official launch of our sister project, the Book to Art Club! This is a project we announced at our panel presentation at the ALA Annual Conference in June, and we’re thrilled that it’s actually happening! As the name suggests, the goal of the Book...
To our 5,000 followers: Welcome to the Library as Incubator Project!

To our 5,000 followers: Welcome to the Library as Incubator Project!

by Erinn Batykefer Last weekend, we hit 5,000 followers on Twitter (and we know that means there are far more of you out there!).  It’s a huge, and much-anticipated milestone for us, so we’d like to take this opportunity to send out a big thank you to the supporters and followers who have been with...
Book update: May

Book update: May

Wow – can’t believe it’s the last week of May already! Seeing as how this is Memorial Day here in the USA, this is going to be a pretty short post updating you all on the book project we’re working on with Coffee House Press. Not sure what we’re talking about? Read the announcement post...
Welcoming Ryan Claringbole to the LaIP!

Welcoming Ryan Claringbole to the LaIP!

It is my pleasure to announce that the Library as Incubator Project is expanding to include Ryan Claringbole, who joins the team as a feature writer/future @IArtLibraries social media handler. We first connected with Ryan on Twitter (catch him @LibrarianRy) last year and it’s great to be able to work with him in person now...
Book update: April

Book update: April

In case you missed our big news post at the end of March, the Library as Incubator Project team is hard at work on a book! We’re teaming up with Coffee House Press (a lovely little publishing house in Minneapolis) to bring you The Library as Incubator Project’s Guide to the Artist’s Library: A workbook for creative...
Big news: the Library as Incubator Project Book!

Big news: the Library as Incubator Project Book!

We are thrilled to share some fantastic news with you all. Get out your crayons, your colored pencils, your piles of scratch paper – because we’re working with the wonderful Coffee House Press in Minneapolis to publish a book! The book is tentatively titled The Library as Incubator Project’s Guide to the Artist’s Library: a workbook...
The LAIP at work: how do you use this website/project?

The LAIP at work: how do you use this website/project?

Hello, lovely readers – librarians, artists, and interested folks! We’re doing a bit of housekeeping this month and I’d like to pose a question today to all of you. How do you use the Library as Incubator Project? We’d really like to hear from you if you’ve: Discovered a new collection here that is of...