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Erinn Batykefer
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5 Ways Libraries Cultivate Community Art

(1) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 7:51 AM

At the Library as Incubator Project, we work hard to highlight the many ways that libraries and artists can support each other, and not just because makerspaces are cool. We believe that creativity is inherent in everyone, and so we define "artist" broadly in order to communicate that...

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7 Big Myths About Libraries

(4) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 2:49 PM

Americans value their libraries, but there are still misconceptions about libraries that exist among folks who maybe haven't visited a library in a while... or haven't visited one ever! Since we at the Library as Incubator Project work hard to highlight the many ways that libraries...

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Art Incubators: How Libraries Offer More Than Books

(11) Comments | Posted December 29, 2011 | 9:46 AM

What is a library? A good place to go if you like stern, bun-headed women shushing you mercilessly? A place to store soon-to-be-obsolete books? A cultural institution past its prime in a digital age?

If you really spend time in a library-- from the the New York Public Library's...

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