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The second of three Library 2.016 online mini-conferences, Library as Classroom,” will be held on June 15th, 2016, from 3:00pm-6:00pm EST. “Libraries of all kinds serve as formal and informal creative classrooms, supporting learners by employing emerging strategies in...

Purposeful Innovation: Idea Engagement for Libraries Tuesday, March 15, 2016 ♦ 3 pm Eastern / 12 pm Pacific ♦ 60 min Registration: http://www.webjunction.org/events/webjunction/purposeful-innovation-idea-management-for-libraries.html Sooner or later, all libraries need to realign...

The Knight News Challenge will open for ideas on Feb. 24. The question: How might libraries serve 21st century information needs? Challenge winners will receive a share of $3 million in funding to develop their projects. In the fall of 2014, the first Knight News Challenge on Libraries...

The Erie County Library has received a grant towards an Idea Lab!  Read more! ...

Powerful Collaborations: Library-School Community Partnerships Webinar Tuesday, March 17, 2015 | 2-3 pm CT Julia Ideson Building – Houston, TX and via webcast This interactive webcast from the 2015 National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) Families Learning Summit, made...

The Knight Foundation’ s Prototype Fund deadline is February 16.  “The Fund provides $35,000 in funding for a six-month sprint where teams are encouraged to better understand the unmet needs of their community and project participants through design research, rough...