Upcoming presentations and courses:
Adult Program Swap Meet | Professional development workshop sponsored by the Programming Librarians' Interest Group at ALA Midwinter, Atlanta, January 2017. (organizer)
The Library Artist Residency | Panel moderated by Library as Incubator Project co-founders and sponsored by the Programming Librarians Interest Group and the Public and Cultural Programs Advisory Committee of the Public Programs Office. ALA Annual in Chicago, June 2017. (co-organizer, moderator)
Past presentations and courses:
Inaugural meeting of the Connecticut Library Consortium Fairfield County Adult Programmers Round Table, October 4, 2016, Darien Library. (co-founder / chair, presenter)
Program Speed Dating - professional networking event at the Programming Librarians' Interest Group meeting at ALA Annual in Orlando, June 2016. (organizer, presenter)
"Connect and Create: Artists in the Library." Presentation at the Computers in Libraries Conference, Washington, DC, March 8, 2016. (presenter)
"Incubating Creativity and Imagination." 8 hour professional development pre-conference workshop in creative practice and techniques for supporting creative communities and work in library spaces. Computers in Libraries Conference, Washington, DC, March 7, 2016. (presenter)
"Programming as Collection Development," presentation and panel at Mid-Hudson Library Programming Summit, September 2015. (presenter, panelist)
Association of Independent School Librarians, April 2015 (keynote presentation, session presentations)
"The Library-Museum Connection." Conversation Starter at ALA Annual 2015 in San Francisco. (presenter)
"The Artist's Library" Presentation at the Corning Museum of Glass. January 2015. (presentation)
"I Art Libraries" presentation and Q&A at the Texas Book Festival. October 2014. (presentation)
Keynote address at the Iowa Library Association Conference. October 2014. (keynote presentation)
"Out-of-the-Box Bookclubs Banish the Boring." Programming Librarians Interest Group-sponsored panel presentation with Janie Hermann of Princeton Public Library, Erin Shea of Darien Public Library, and the Library as Incubator Project / Book to Art Club at ALA Annual 2014. Presenter.
"Connect & Create @ Your Library." Conversation Starter with Jessica Pigza of NYPL, Rebecca Dunn of Chattanooga Public Library, and the Library as Incubator Project at ALA Annual 2014. Presenter.
Artist in Residence at The Bubbler at Madison Public Library. May/June 2014.
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies Continuing Education. "The Makerspace Mindset" 6-week e-course. Spring 2014 (instructor).
Launch Party for The Artist's Library: A Field Guide. Friday May 16th, 2014. Madison Public Library, Central Branch. In partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival.
Meet Your Makers workshop with Jessica Pigza of NYPL and Anthology. The Bubbler at Madison Public Library, April 5 (facilitator).
"The Library as Material." American Craft Council Salon Series presentation on creative making at the library with Jessica Pigza of NYPL. April 2, 2014 (presenter). Read our interview with the ACC: Five Questions Salon Edition with Library as Incubator Project.
"Adults Play Too." Presentation and hands-on workshop on creative programming for adults for the Wisconsin South Central Library System. February 28, 2014, Wintergreen Resort, Wisconsin Dells (presenter).
Self-Publishing Basics. Madison Public Library / Wisconsin Bookfest. December 2013 (presenter and panelist)
University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies Continuing Education. "The Makerspace Mindset" 6-week e-course, Fall/Winter 2013 (instructor)
Mississippi Library Association Annual Conference, Fall 2013 (keynote presentation)
American Library Association Annual Conference, Summer 2013. LITA Maker Pre-conference (presenter), and Humanities Programming in the Digital Age (presenter / panelist).
Ontario Library Association Education Institute, Spring 2013 (webinar)
Wisconsin Library Association Annual Conference, Fall 2012 (presenter)
Wisconsin Association of Public Libraries Annual Conference, Spring 2012 (presenter)
Wisconsin Library Association Annual Conference, Fall 2011 (presenter)
If you're interested in scheduling a conference presentation, webinar, or workshop with the Library as Incubator Project, or if you'd like to be in touch with Erinn about professional opportunities at your library or arts organization, please visit the Contact page.