Posts tagged "Proactive Programming"
Back to Basics: Tracing and Coloring for all ages

Back to Basics: Tracing and Coloring for all ages

by Laura Damon-Moore Today, permit me a moment to grandstand about one of my favorite “incubating” programs that most libraries already offer (for the younger set, anyway) and all libraries can offer. Tracing. And coloring. I turned to these children’s room mainstays for several programs last year, that ended up appealing to kids, teens, and adults alike. Here I’ve...
NaNoWriMo & Come Write In 2013

NaNoWriMo & Come Write In 2013

by Laura Damon-Moore With summer at an end and students and teachers headed back to school, now seems like a great time to start thinking about November, and, you guessed it – National Novel Writing Month! NaNoWriMo, as it’s also known, is a worldwide creative writing program organized by the non-profit Office of Letters and...
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...
Caution! Artist @ Work! at Rochester Public Library

Caution! Artist @ Work! at Rochester Public Library

Today’s feature comes to us from Rochester Public Library Arts Division librarian Judith Schewe. She writes about the marvelous program series called Caution! Artist @ Work!, which brings working artists into the library for demonstrations and supplemental public programs. We love the “pop-up”, laid-back nature of this program series! ~ Laura by Judith Schewe The Arts...
"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...
Lawrence Public Library's PoeTree Installation

Lawrence Public Library’s PoeTree Installation

We’re delighted to welcome Rebecca Dunn, a Youth Services Librarian Assistant at Lawrence Public Library in Lawrence, KS to the Library as Incubator Project! For National Poetry Month, Lawrence Public Library collaborated with the Lawrence Arts Center to create a month of poetry-focused activities, titled “Poetry Off the Page.” Rebecca worked with other LPL staff to...