Incubate Creativity at Your Library
In this webinar, Library as Incubator Project shares program and project ideas, resources and case studies to turn your library into a creativity incubator.
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The Library as Incubator Project (LAIP) promotes the library as a place to connect and create. LAIP has networked with hundreds of libraries who are working with their communities to incubate and inspire creative projects. They have talked with scores of artists, writers, makers, performers, and other creatives about how they use their libraries and how their libraries can serve them even better. In this webinar, LAIP shares program and project ideas, resources and case studies to turn your library into a creativity incubator. Take the workable, scalable programming and resource framework from LAIP and become a hub for supporting creatives of all types and skill levels in your community.
Presented by: Laura Damon-Moore, Co-founder and Editor, Library as Incubator Project, and Community Engagement Librarian, Madison Public Library
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- Library as Incubator Project
- Overview on WebJunction of Library as Incubator Project
- Examples of public art projects at libraries around the country
- Twitter: @IArtLibraries
- Facebook: Library as Incubator Project
- Pinterest: IArtLibraries
- Sir Ken Robinson - TED Speaker
- Make Blackout Poetry Blog
- The Book to Art Club: www.booktoartclub.org
- Pop des Fleurs at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
- Falmouth Public Library Library Yarns
- Programming Librarian, programminglibrarian.org, @PLIGALA, Programming Librarian Interest Group on Facebook
- The Bubbler at Madison Public Library, madisonbubbler.org, @MadisonBubbler (see also Angela Richardson, artist in residence, and Drink & Draw)
- Lynda Barry, http://thenearsightedmonkey.tumblr.com
- Color Our Collections Week
- GIF it Up from DPLA 2014
- Additional links shared in chat:
- Johnson County (KS) Library features Kansas City-area local composers and songwriters on a blog: https://www.jocolibrary.org/we-recommend/listen-local
- Rapid City Public Library has a makerspace that welcomes makers of all ages! http://www.rcgov.org/departments/library/makers-373.html
- Libraries and Cooking Programs, collected by WebJunction
- Adult Coloring Explosion, a WebJunction collection.
- We printed out online free adult coloring images in blueprint size at Staples! It was as big as our tables and only $7! We had 30 people coloring on it last week! See Engineering Prints (upload your image)
- Info on Banned Books Trading cards in this edition of the Social Library from WebJunction
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3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
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