Innovation & Creativity


We find ourselves in the midst of exciting times, full of change and ripe with opportunity for innovation and creativity. As libraries embrace and nurture these opportunities in our communities, we find ourselves leading others and building supportive environments of inspiration. Learn how libraries model innovation and creativity and how communities are benefiting from new ideas everyday.

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3D Printers in the Library

 News / Last Modified: 25 November 2015

3D printing conjures notions of the Star Trek replicator—a computerized machine that can turn a verbal command into 3-dimensional objects, including food items. The evolution of 3D printers is advancing rapidly toward and even beyond that sci-fi visi...

ARSL Conference Recap: Rockin' in Little Rock

 News / Last Modified: 16 November 2015

The Association for Rural & Small Libraries annual conference is one of our favorite events of the year. With so many library staff eager to learn, there is a great vibe and camaraderie. This year, WebJunction staffers, Jennifer Peterson and Kend...

The Library as Incubator Project

 News / Last Modified: 29 October 2015

At the Library as Incubator Project, we believe the Library is a place to connect and create, and our mission is equally simple: we promote and facilitate creative collaboration between libraries and artists of all types, and we advocate for librarie...

Adult Coloring Explosion

 News / Last Modified: 12 October 2015

In case you haven't noticed, the adult coloring phenomenon is taking library programming by storm! In addition to news coverage and library calendar postings, we've seen some great discussions about best practices for libraries on Facebook groups, in...