Posts tagged "Video"
Poem in Your Pocket Day at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System

Poem in Your Pocket Day at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library System

This post originally appeared on the Library as Incubator Project in 2013. Poem in Your Pocket Day is on Thursday, April 24th for 2014. Welcome to National Poem in your Pocket Day!  We’re delighted to welcome Wendy Saz to the site as part of our National Poetry Month line-up.  Wendy is the Branch Manager for Crozet...
The Bubbler at Madison Public Library: Media Lab

The Bubbler at Madison Public Library: Media Lab

A new installment in our new series on The Bubbler at Madison Public Library!  We’ve worked closely with Trent Miller and the Bubbler crew as partners on their NEA Our Town grant, and we’re delighted to introduce this exciting programming model to the library world in a series of videos here and on out Library as Incubator...
What is the Bubbler?

What is the Bubbler?

At long last, we’re proud to bring a new series on The Bubbler at Madison Public Library to the Library as Incubator Project!  We’ve worked closely with Trent Miller and the Bubbler crew as partners on their NEA Our Town grant, and we’re delighted to introduce this exciting programming model to the library world along...
On the 4th Floor: Tim Hinck at Chattanooga Public Library

On the 4th Floor: Tim Hinck at Chattanooga Public Library

This year we’re kicking off a new series focused on the creativity incubator that is Chattanooga Public Library’s 4th Floor. Strategic local partnerships + access to technology and workspace + an open mind has made the library, in the words of artist and library user Tim Hinck, “a hotbed of innovation and creation.” Increasingly, the...
Time Travel in the Library: a project from Matt Finch

Time Travel in the Library: a project from Matt Finch

Today’s project comes from our friend Dr. Matt Finch, an educator and library programmer currently based in New South Wales, Australia. You might remember Matt’s other library programs, which are a blend of story telling and role playing activities for young library users (kids and young adults): Read about the Literacy Smackdown Read about the...
Featuring: Alise Anderson and the Green Branch Library

Featuring: Alise Anderson and the Green Branch Library

by Holly Storck-Post On her website, Alise Anderson describes herself in part as a “filmmaker, choreographer, maker.” Alise has studied modern dance and has a certificate in directing and producing from Berkeley Film Institute. She has had films in national film festivals, and won a number of awards. I’ve admired Alise’s films for years, and when...
Story Time Online: Animations by Todd Frei

Story Time Online: Animations by Todd Frei

We talk a lot about the shift in libraries from strictly existing as content collectors and providers to also being content creators (see here, and here). This goes for both community created content and staff created content. Librarians and technical staff produce videos, handouts, LibGuides (sites that highlight specific resources around a particular topic or subject),...
Claymation Video Project at Cal Poly's Kennedy Library

Claymation Video Project at Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library

by Laura Damon-Moore Last January, we featured an article from a student employee at Cal Poly’s Kennedy Library. Victoria Billings, a journalism student, worked as the communications and public programs assistant during her senior year, and had the opportunity to develop her filmmaking skills that added value to the library’s marketing and communications efforts. This...
Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part III

Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part III

Nick Demske is a powerhouse. He’s back to the Library as Incubator Project today for the final installment in his series on building and implementing excellent performing arts programs at libraries. Nick’s work at Racine Public Library is an impressive intro to the post that follows, so I encourage you to check out our recent...
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...
Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part II

Recipe for a Thriving Performing Arts Series: Part II

We’re delighted to welcome Nick Demske back to the Library as Incubator Project for the next installment in his series focusing on strategies librarians can use to implement excellent performing arts programs for their communities using a principle we call “Programming as Collection Development.” Nick’s work at Racine Public Library is an impressive intro to...
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...