Posts tagged "School Libraries"
#IArtLibraries | Tiny Library Concerts at the Collegiate School

#IArtLibraries | Tiny Library Concerts at the Collegiate School

This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in 2012. The Library as Incubator Project is pleased to feature Tiny Library Concerts, submitted by Allen Chamberlain, librarian at the Reed-Gumenick Library at the Collegiate School, a private K-12 school in Richmond, Virginia.  Tiny Library Concerts seems to be a prime example of how students and...
Camp Mad Media: Expanding the Digital Literacy Toolkit for Educators

Camp Mad Media: Expanding the Digital Literacy Toolkit for Educators

Today I’m excited to share a program that just wrapped up its second year at Madison Public Library. Camp Mad Media is a quick-and-dirty workshop series that introduces educators, including teachers and librarians, to different digital literacy tools and concepts, while also providing hands-on play time ideas that they can easily incorporate into their classrooms during...
Makerspace Mondays: a public & school library partnership

Makerspace Mondays: a public & school library partnership

Today we feature Holly Fuhrman, school librarian at Shiloh Middle School in Maryland, who talks with us about a very cool close partnership between Carroll County Public Schools and Carroll County Public Library. One project out of that partnership is a new Makerspace Monday program, which launched this year. ~Laura Library as Incubator Project (LAIP):...
Partnering for an After-School Maker Club

Partnering for an After-School Maker Club

by Laura Damon-Moore We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: smart, sustainable partnerships make for great creativity-incubating programs. In the summer of 2015, as I was looking ahead to a fall and winter season that was going to be busy and transition-ful for me personally, I made the decision to try and have a...
A Garden of Poetry at Branksome Hall Asia

A Garden of Poetry at Branksome Hall Asia

We love to hear about arts-incubating programs that were inspired by programs or ideas shared on the Library as Incubator Project, such as the Garden of Poetry at Branksome Hall Asia, an all-girl international boarding school in Korea. The teacher-librarian, Taryn Berghuis, got the idea in part from the PoeTree installation at Lawrence Public Library....
On location at Harvard-Westlake Upper School Library

On location at Harvard-Westlake Upper School Library

Today we have a cool resource to share with you courtesy of Shannon Acedo, Chair of the Library and Information Technology Department at Harvard-Westlake Upper School in Studio City, California. Many students at the school enjoy using the library as a location for filmmaking projects, so many that Shannon devised a library location form that she...
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...
Curate What You Know: The Indian Springs School Visiting Writers Series

Curate What You Know: The Indian Springs School Visiting Writers Series

One of our most steadfast Twitter friends, Jessica Smith, shares her remarkable Visiting Writers Series, which she launched as a library-incubated part of the curriculum at Indian Springs School in Alabama. We’re always excited to find great school libraries to feature, and this one is exceptional! Enjoy. ~Erinn Curate What You Know: The Indian Springs...
Inspiring the Arts in a High School Library

Inspiring the Arts in a High School Library

Today our feature comes from Melissa Mannon, a school librarian in New Hampshire. Melissa’s article is all about collaboration and connection – themes we’re always excited to embrace! I love the idea of librarians working with art teachers to support the important work that they do! ~ Laura by Melissa Mannon The 21st century information...
Poetry Programs at Johnston Heights Secondary

Poetry Programs at Johnston Heights Secondary

Today’s poetry-themed post comes to us from Surrey, British Columbia, Canada! Michelle Hall, the Teacher-Librarian for the Johnston Heights Secondary School Learning Commons, posted about a few poetry programs she has going on in her school library for National Poetry Month. The hands-on poetry projects that students worked on include bookspine poetry and blackout poetry....
Shots of color: A school library transformed

Shots of color: A school library transformed

As a public librarian, I welcome any chance I have to visit my colleagues at school libraries and academic libraries. There is so much inspiration to be found outside of one’s regular working environment and I really value my connections both in and outside the public library realm. Librarians, educators, and parents everywhere will be inspired,...