Music Clubs• Listening Party• Library patrons gather to hear and discuss music around atheme• Guest presenters• Like a book club.... but better!
Library as Creative Hub• Cultural bazaar within the community• Library can serve information consumers...• ...And information creators!• Help local artists of all types: authors, musicians, sculptors,painters, game producers, filmmakers, etc, etc.
Library as Creative Hub• Live Music• Media labs andrecordingfacilities• Rehearsal rooms
Media Consumption - A Tale of Two ModelsIndustry Model:• Industry centered• High overhead• Radio, TV, Streaming• Profitability is the goal• Libraries are primarily acustomerNew Model:• Artist centered• Very lean• Direct to consumer• Sustainability is paramount• Libraries can get involvedand help!
Vibrant Music Collection• Quality content• Digital content chosen carefully• Built up by subject expertise• Engages and partners with local music scene• Programming & outreach• Spurs creativity