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Three Books is a podcast about books produced by the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL. Hosted by librarians Christen and Becca.

Three Books is a podcast about books produced by the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL. Hosted by librarians Christen and Becca.
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Three Books is a podcast about books produced by the Ela Area Public Library in Lake Zurich, IL. Hosted by librarians Christen and Becca.

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English


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Episode 21: Children's Book Buzz!

8/8/2019
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. The Children’s Department held their own Book Buzz program in June. Becca, Christen and Ela Staff chat about their selections for Book Buzz and all of the program fun! 0:00:39 Meet Katie 0:01:59 What is Children’s Book Buzz 0:10:17 Katie’s Books 0:10:27 My Toothbrush is Missing by Jan Thomas 0:14;46 Nature Anatomy 0:17:52 Stephanie W’s Books 0:18:01...

Duration:00:59:09

Episode 20: In Appreciation of Audiobooks

6/24/2019
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. Booklist’s Audiobook Editor and all around amazing librarian Heather Booth talks about book creation as an ecosystem, being read to and how that has fed into her experience and passion for audiobooks, and more. 00:00:34 Meet Heather Booth 00:03:57 Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia 00:11:06 Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas by Lillian and Russell...

Duration:01:03:34

Episode 19: Just Us and the Ghost

5/13/2019
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, it's just Christen and Becca . . . and possibly a ghost? 00:03:39 The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzie Lee 00:07:31 The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzie Lee 00:13:28 Polaris Rising by Jessie Mihalik 00:21:35 The ILA YASF Tournament of Books 00:23:22 Dread Nation by Justina Ireland 00:26:40 The Cruel Prince...

Duration:01:14:34

Episode 18: Tres Libros

4/2/2019
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. Ela staff member Monica Perez talks about growing up in Spain, learning to make Illinois her home, and more. 0:00:27 Introducing Monica Perez 0:08:22 Stowaway on the Ulysses by Ana María Matute 0:12:09 About Ana María Matute 0:15:27 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez 0:27:34 The Time in Between by María Dueñas 0:38:36 The Time In...

Duration:01:00:41

Episode 17: AJ Pine Writes Real Books

3/1/2019
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. AJ Pine aka Amy Pine talks about being a former English teacher, current librarian, and published author of REAL BOOKS. 0:00:46 Meet Amy/AJ Pine 0:02:58 Jandy Nelson – The Sky is Everywhere, I’ll Give You the Sun 0:09:13 Landy Taylor- Daughter of Smoke and Bone 0:14:44 Rainbow Rowell- Fangirl 0:25:13 Book Clubs 0:29:23 Reading as a writer 0:33:47...

Duration:01:03:16

Episode 16: Book Buzz 2019!

2/4/2019
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. Becca, Christen, and staff involved with the new Book Buzz program chat about their selections for Book Buzz and the program fun! 01:00 What is Book Buzz? 08:27 Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik & Tin Man by Sarah Winman - Christen 10:44 February Preview 12:06 How to be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery - Anne 13:04 You Think It, I'll Say It by Curtis...

Duration:00:42:29

Episode 15: Becky With the Good Recs

12/20/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. Becky Spratford is back with her best books of 2018, books she’s looking forward to in 2019, and recommendations of how to buy books for gifts! 0:00:23 Welcome Back Becky 0:01:29 How Becky Chose her books Becky's Best of 2018 0:03:28 Best Horror Book: Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay 0:05:57 Best Audio Book: There, There by Tommy...

Duration:01:08:13

Episode 14: Booksgiving 2018!

12/1/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. We have invited staff from all over the Library to share what they are giving this holiday season. EPISODE 14 BOOKSGIVING- revised times 01:38 Thoughts on Last Year’s Books 04:48 Katie and Natalie Join Program 0:5:17 Meet Natalie 07:39 Meet Katie 09:05 Natalie Book One: We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan Higgins 12:32 Katie Book One: Windows by Julia...

Duration:01:36:04

Episode 13 - Audio Aubsession

10/31/2018
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Erica Christianson, Assistant Director at Ela Area Public Library, and makes the case for listening to and enjoying audiobooks. You’re already listening to a podcast - give it a try! 01:03 Meet our guest Erica Christensen 02:07 The twist in this episode 03:33 Cool story about books 05:43 Opinions about Jim Dale 07:28 Audiobook 1- Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl 09:32 Christen mentions Strange Stars 13:35 Audiobook 2- Spoonbenders 17:04 Erica’s other favorite books of 2018 20:44...

Duration:00:52:06

Episode 12: Three Books and Several Bookstores

9/30/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. Laura Dooley-Taylor, talks about growing up a school librarian’s daughter, and nerdy book experiences. Becca thinks everything is lovely. Come on an indie bookshop tour with us! 00:28 Meet Laura Dooley Taylor 01:40 How she chose her books 02:12 Book 1: Christina Katerina and The Box 07:34 Book 2: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 11:23 The Great American Reads...

Duration:00:47:38

Episode 11: Maggie Lehrman & The Last Best Story

8/23/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our host (just Becca this time) chats about three popular/favorite books. Author Maggie Lehrman talks about her new book (The Last Best Story), high school memories, highway overpasses, stream of consciousness poems and more! 00:32 Maggie Lehrman Introduction 02:25 The Last Best Story 04:53 Local Inspirations in The Last Best Story 11:12 How His Girl Friday Inspired The Last Best Story 13:57 Word Association Game 17:34 Book...

Duration:00:56:08

Episode 10: Summertime and the Readin’ is Easy (Unless You Work in a Public Library)

7/31/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. They talk about what they’re reading this summer and get three book recommendations from Ela Staff. 0:2:28 Staff Picks Part 1 0:5:27 Becca is STILL reading Children of Blood & Bone 0:6:49 Staff Picks Part 2 0:9:23 Christen Book One- The Tin Man by Sarah Winman 0:13:31 Christen Book Two: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones 0:22:53 Christen Book Three:...

Duration:01:09:34

Episode 9: T-WAAP: Teen Writers And Artists Project

6/28/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our host (just Becca this time) chats about three popular/favorite books. Our TWO guests this month, Adam Gottlieb and Corey Dillard, talk about poetry, spirituality, Winnie the Pooh, chocolate cake and more! 0:00:28 Guest Introductions 0:04:32 About the Louder than a Bomb Festival 0:10:12 Adam Book 1- The Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu 0:13:49 Middle School Transformations thru reading 0:16:30 Corey Book 1: The Tao of Pooh 0:24:58...

Duration:01:33:14

Episode 8: We Do Not Advocate Setting Books On Fire

5/25/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. Jen Eberle, talks about the Babysitters Club, transitioning from teacher to school librarian, and her feelings on everything from Summer Reading to foxes. 0:00:25 Introducing Jen Eberle 0:01:15 Why Jen loves books 0:02:27 Jen’s education background 0:04:51 BOOK 1- Life of Pi 0:10:56 BOOK 2- Option B 0:12:43 Why best sellers get a bad rap 0:19:46 BOOK 3-...

Duration:01:17:42

Episode 7: Book Buzz or April is the Cruelest Month (Part 2)

4/23/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen talk about the books they are most excited about in the upcoming months. This episode will be broken into two parts for your listening ease. 00:00:35 Young Adult Book Buzz 00:00:49 Blood Water Paint Readers guide 00:02:26 Furyborn 00:10:19 The Belles 00:17:44 Dread Nation 00:21:57 Comic & Graphic Novels Book...

Duration:01:03:49

Episode 7: Book Buzz or April is the Cruelest Month (Part 1)

4/23/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen talk about the books they are most excited about in the upcoming months. This episode will be broken into two parts for your listening ease. 00:03:26 The Book Buzz Categories 00:05:13 Lord of The Rings Debate 00:05:51 Children of Blood and Bone 00:06:26 Harry Potter comparison 00:10:05 Why this book is important 00:12:18...

Duration:01:00:46

Episode 6: Yours In Library Love

3/29/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. Veronda Pitchford, talks about her love of food, reality tv, and (more than anything else) libraries. 0:00 Show begins 0:37 Guest Introduction 1:17 Veronda talks about Veronda 3:27 How she chose her three books & the theme 5:10 Book One 7:42 Book Two 13:41 Book Three 18:51 First Library Memory 23:47 The hosts recommend a book to Veronda 34:00 Using...

Duration:01:06:51

Episode 5: Creating A Bridge

2/28/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen talk with Brenda Gornick about her three book choices, reading as a family, her library journey, and her writing. Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen talk with Brenda Gornick about her three book...

Duration:00:54:32

Episode 4: Three Stories

1/31/2018
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen talk with Catherine Knight about her three book choices. Introduction 0:00 to 0:30 Guest Introduction 0:30 to 2:26 Hipster Chickens 2:26 to 3:36 Catherine’s Three Books 3:36 to 20:40 Book 1 3:36 to 8:14 Book 2 8:14 to 13:30 Book 3 13:30 to 20:40 Fun with Language 18:24 to 20:40 Reading and ADHD 20:40 to 30:33 The Impacts...

Duration:00:58:30

Episode 3: Roses are Read

12/27/2017
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Three Books is Ela Area Public Library’s podcast series where our hosts, Becca and Christen, chat about three popular/favorite books. This month, Becca and Christen sit down with Ela Library's very own Business Librarian, Melissa Keegan, to discuss her three book choices and other cool projects she's working on. Introduction 0:00 to 0:25 Guest Introduction 0:25 to 1:30 Melissa's Three Books 1:30 to 8:34 Book 1 1:30 to 3:42 Book 2 3:42 to 5:40 Book 3 5:40 to 8:34 Why these three books?...

Duration:00:33:55