Posts tagged "Pop-up"
Queer Book Diorama Show at NYPL's Jefferson Market branch

Queer Book Diorama Show at NYPL’s Jefferson Market branch

Today, Rebecca Rubenstein interviews the curators of an exciting new show at the Jefferson Market branch of the NYPL, where community-minded artists regularly show their work.  Don’t miss Rebecca’s other posts on library-as-incubator happenings in the NYC area! ~Erinn by Rebecca Rubenstein. I recently spoke with the curators of the Queer Book Diorama Show, Hugh Ryan and Sassafras Lowrey. The show...
Literary Lots: Literacy and Community Engagement

Literary Lots: Literacy and Community Engagement

Literary Lots is a Cleveland-based program that re-purposes abandoned spaces in order to bring art and literacy programs to the city’s kids in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. This year’s Literary Lots effort brought together new partners and a fabulous under the sea theme.  Today, Felton Thomas Jr, CPL’s Director, shares his perspective on the...
Literary Lots: Creating the Aquatic Lot

Literary Lots: Creating the Aquatic Lot

Literary Lots is back!  Last year, we showcased the first year of this Cleveland-based program, which re-purposes abandoned spaces in order to bring art and literacy programs to the city’s kids in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. Today, we get the scoop on what went into designing this year’s lot from staff artist, Julia Kuo. Enjoy! ~Erinn Literary Lots: Creating...
Mini Maker Faire at Kent State University Libraries

Mini Maker Faire at Kent State University Libraries

by Laura Damon-Moore Maker culture continues to be integrated into the everyday workings of public, school, and academic libraries, as demonstrated by today’s feature. Lots of libraries around the world are hosting Maker Faires in conjunction with community partners, and we’re thrilled to present one example of a Mini Maker Faire at Kent State University...
Literary Lots as An Extended Learning Environment

Literary Lots as An Extended Learning Environment

Literary Lots is back!  Last year, we showcased the first year of this Cleveland-based program, which re-purposes abandoned spaces in order to bring art and literacy programs to the city’s kids in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. We’re excited to share how Literary Lots is growing in it’ second year!  Don’t miss the posts in last year’s series: The...
Our Favorite Things: Libraries in Unexpected Places

Our Favorite Things: Libraries in Unexpected Places

by Laura Damon-Moore For today’s Favorite Things post, we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite libraries that showed up in rather unexpected places. From book bikes to pop-up literary scenes in vacant lots, libraries were cropping up in a variety of interesting venues this year. King County Library System worked with a...
Literary Lots: Please Dream a Million More

Literary Lots: Please Dream a Million More

Today, we welcome Julia Kuo to the site to share a special end-of-summer wrap-up on the Literary Lots project, which re-purposed abandoned spaces and brought art and literacy programs to the children of Cleveland, Ohio in partnership with the Cleveland Public Library. It’s been exciting to follow this pilot project, so don’t miss the first...
Out of the Archives: Caution! Artist @ Work! at Rochester Public Library

Out of the Archives: Caution! Artist @ Work! at Rochester Public Library

This feature originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project on September 12, 2012.  Librarian Judith Schewe of the Rochester Public Library Arts Division writes about the marvelous program series called Caution! Artist @ Work!, which brings working artists into the library for demonstrations and supplemental public programs. by Judith Schewe The Arts Division had...
Literary Lots: Everyday Magic

Literary Lots: Everyday Magic

Today, we welcome Frank W. Lewis to the site to share his perspective on the magic of the  Literary Lots project, which re-purposes abandoned spaces and bring art and literacy programs to the children of Cleveland OH in partnership with the Cleveland PL. It’s exciting stuff!  Don’t miss the first post in the series: The Library...
Out of the Archives: Pop-Up programming…in the library

Out of the Archives: Pop-Up programming…in the library

This article originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project on August 13, 2012. Check out more of our features on pop-up programs here. You can also visit the Madison Public Library pop-up makerspace, called The Bubbler. In the spring, the Library as Incubator Project team started talking with Trent Miller and Jesse Vieau about the...
Shifting gears from Chicago Book Bike to the Read/Write BiblioTreka

Shifting gears from Chicago Book Bike to the Read/Write BiblioTreka

We’re welcoming Amanda Meeks back to the Incubator this week; today Amanda writes about one of the nicest pop-up programs I’ve ever seen – the Read/Write Library’s BiblioTreka (formerly known as the Chicago Book Bike)! ~ Laura by Amanda Meeks Chicago’s Read/Write Library collects every type of media from the area, now including a cargo...
Literary Lots: The Library as Place Maker

Literary Lots: The Library as Place Maker

We’re delighted to welcome Kauser Razvi to the site today for the first post in a series that will explore Literary Lots.  This project got a lot of attention in the spring with a Kickstarter campaign; now they’rer working to re-purpose abandoned spaces and bring art and literacy programs to the children of Cleveland OH...