Visit LABRARY, an experimental pop-up library sponsored by the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation in a partnership with the Library Test Kitchen, a Harvard University Library Design Seminar that engages students in designing and building libraries for the future.
Where: The lawn of the O.Henry Museum at 409 E. 5th Street.
When: During SXSW Interactive Conference, Thursday, March 6th - Tuesday, March 11th, 11am-6pm.
- Share your vision of a library experience of the future!
- See demonstrations of the Austin Public Library’s Virtual Library!
- Build your own library machine!
- Tweet with a typewriter!
- Have your photo taken at the “I Geek the Library” photo booth!
- Make a stop motion video from a helium balloon!
- Attend Badgerdog writing workshops led by Austin writers!
- Access a wifi connection and charge your gadgets!
- Sign up for an Austin Public Library card!
- Read in the grass!
Austin Kleon Book Launch Party!
Austin Kleon, SXSW Interactive opening keynote speaker and New York Times bestselling author of Steal Like an Artist will be at LABRARY Saturday, March 8th, 4pm - 6pm to sign copies of his latest book Show Your Work!.
Copies of Show Your Work! will be available for purchase.
Other Scheduled Events
Badgerdog Writing Workshops
- March 8, 1:30-2:00pm: Story time with poet Jena Kirkpatrick & musician Oliver Steck
- March 8, 2:00-3:00pm: Writing workshop for kids
- March 9, 2:00-3:00 pm: Writing workshop for teens
- March 10, 2:00-3:00 pm: Writing workshop for adults
“I Geek the Library” Photo Booth
March 6th – March 11th, 11:00am-1:00pm
For more information about LABRARY, please visit librarytestkitchen.org/labrary.
Get Ready to Amplify Your Contributions!
March 20 - 21, 2014