Ideas Shared

Looking for inspiration from other #PoweredLibraries?

Browse below to learn about creative and innovative library activities that are taking place around you.

Library professionals are encouraged to share ideas and program success stories! What innovative or non-traditional services do you provide? Do you have photos or videos describing how you power ideas in your institution? If so, then email us to submit a story and attachments for consideration to be added to this site, or use the social media hashtag to load your own images and stories online.

Thank you for sharing!


Virtual Reality

Discover a space that allows students, faculty, and staff at a university library to explore new technologies to help with learning and research.

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BatLab Makerspace

Be inspired by this pop-up makerspace in an academic library, providing opportunities for students to create, innovate, tinker, and share.

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Green Screen

A public high school library with student access to a green screen and other photographic backdrops, along with a 3-d printer and more!

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A private school library designed to encourage collaborative, flexible, & project-based learning in a humanities makerspace.

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Digital Storytime

App time at this public library is a storytime with a twist, featuring iPads used interactively along with the traditional storytelling.

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Innovation Lab

Read about this dedicated maker space within a public library, providing opportunities for the public to access a variety of maker tools.

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