Posts tagged "Pinterest board"
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...
Recycled Holiday Crafts at North Park University's Brandel Library

Recycled Holiday Crafts at North Park University’s Brandel Library

This post was originally published on December 16 2012. by Andy Meyer Students and staff at North Park University’s Brandel Library decided to get in the holiday spirit this year by hosting a crafting event that used discarded library materials to create decorations for the library’s annual Christmas party. With some inspiration from Pinterest (see...
The Artist's Library: 4 Exercises to Break Writer's Block

The Artist’s Library: 4 Exercises to Break Writer’s Block

This story originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in November 2012. by Erinn Batykefer Never let it be said that NaNoWriMo is not an endurance sport! There’s no rest for WriMos, so we’re up early to share some more hacks to help you through the most difficult day of the challenge. Earlier this week,...
The Artist's Library: 3 Quick Tips for Heading off Writer's Block

The Artist’s Library: 3 Quick Tips for Heading off Writer’s Block

This story originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in November 2012. by Erinn Batykefer Today we want to make sure that all the intrepid WriMos out there have the tools they need to combat writer’s block and can reach 50,000 words.  Here are 3 quick tips of heading off minor stalls before they turn...
Pages to Projects: Halloween Cut Paper Pumpkins

Pages to Projects: Halloween Cut Paper Pumpkins

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...
Pages to Projects: Yarn Magic

Pages to Projects: Yarn Magic

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...
Pages to Projects: Scratch and Swirl

Pages to Projects: Scratch and Swirl

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...
National Poetry Month 2013 Wrap-up

National Poetry Month 2013 Wrap-up

Thanks for joining us this year for National Poetry Month!  All April, we shared wonderful stories from poets, libraries, and arts organizations about the power and meaning of the written word, and the ways in which it can connect communities and enrich our lives. You don’t have to be a poet or even a literature...
Pages to Projects: Food and Art

Pages to Projects: Food and Art

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, share your experience in the comments!~Erinn...
National Craft Month: Peel Away Book Quote Art

National Craft Month: Peel Away Book Quote Art

by Erinn Batykefer Whew!  National Craft Month is drawing to a close, and I’m a little sad, frankly.  As I said in my last post about Story Terrariums, I’ve really enjoyed test-driving craft ideas for this year’s Beneath the Surface theme for the Teen Summer Reading Program– there are just SO MANY good YA books...
March is National Craft Month!

March is National Craft Month!

Welcome to March!  We’re delighted to partner once again with our friend Karen Jensen, the genius behind Teen Librarian Toolbox, for National Craft Month.  Throughout March, we will be test-driving craft projects that riff on this year’s Teen Summer Reading Program, “Beneath the Surface.” Tune into the Library as Incubator Project and Teen Librarian Toolbox every Friday in...
Out of the Archives: WPA Poster Collections

Out of the Archives: WPA Poster Collections

This post was originally published on February 12, 2012. I love posters. I imagine my project colleagues and many of you feel the same. But I don’t actually know a ton about the history of poster design as an art form. That’s why I was so pleased to find Posters for the People, a very...