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Summer books – Podcast 18

5/16/2018
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Hello and welcome to the Falkirk Libraries podcast with Tanya and Vikki. This episode we were chatting about summery reads. Does the daylight and weather affect our reading choice? All the books mentioned can be found and requested on the Falkirk Libraries page What we have been reading and listening to: Vikki has been reading: … Continue reading "Summer books – Podcast 18"

Duration:00:29:39

Banned books we love – Podcast 17

5/2/2018
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Hello and welcome to the Falkirk Libraries podcast. Today Vikki, Anna and Tanya were discussing books that have been banned in various places. All the books can be found at our library catalogue if you’d like to request them What we have been reading and listening to: Vikki has been reading: • Adele Parks, The … Continue reading "Banned books we love – Podcast 17"

Duration:00:42:44

Poetry and love – podcast 16

4/18/2018
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Hello and welcome to the Library Love Podcast with Tanya, Anna and Vikki, today we were talking about our favourite poetry. All the books mentioned can be requested in our library catalogue. Though as always we started with a look at what we have all been reading recently: Tanya – • Reni Eddo-Lodge, Why I’m … Continue reading "Poetry and love – podcast 16"

Duration:00:32:21

The joy of book gifting – Podcast 15

4/4/2018
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Hello and welcome to the Falkirk Libraries podcast with Vikki and Margo. With World Book Night on the horizon we chatted about book gifting and which titles we would give to a stranger. All the books mentioned can be found at our library catalogue for requesting. What we have been reading and listening to: Vikki … Continue reading "The joy of book gifting – Podcast 15"

Duration:00:29:28

Books with a sense of place – Podcast 14

3/21/2018
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Hello and welcome to the Falkirk Libraries podcast. Today Vikki and Margo were discussing our take on all things travel but, in particular, books with a sense of place. All of the books and dvds referred to in this blog can be found at https://fct.ent.sirsidynix.net.uk/client/en_GB/libraries/ What we have been reading and listening to: Vikki has … Continue reading "Books with a sense of place – Podcast 14"

Duration:00:31:10

Book suggestions from Bantaskin Primary

3/14/2018
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Hi We had a chat with some P7s and P1s from Bantaskin Primary about their favourite books. P7s and P1s at Bantaskin do shared reading where the older children read to the younger pupils – I persuaded a few of them away from their reading and chatted with them about the books they love the … Continue reading "Book suggestions from Bantaskin Primary"

Duration:00:02:38

International Women’s Day – podcast 13

3/7/2018
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Hello and welcome friendly podpeople. So lovely to see you on International Women’s Day. Vikki, Lynne, Anna and I (Tanya) chatted about women’s issues today – but this is definitely a podcast for 100% of the population What we have been reading and listening to: Lynne has been reading: • Val McDermid – Retribution Vikki … Continue reading "International Women’s Day – podcast 13"

Duration:00:45:27

Books we loved as teens – podcast 12

2/21/2018
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Hello and welcome wonderful people. So lovely to see you on a sunny day in Falkirk. Vikki, Lynne and I (Tanya) focused on teen books today, for the Year of Young People, but there’s loads here for everyone and if you’re of a similar age to us, you might get some nostalgia feels during our … Continue reading "Books we loved as teens – podcast 12"

Duration:00:34:08

The Unscientifically Chosen Awards – podcast 11

2/7/2018
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Hello, and welcome to Library Love podcast 11. Today, Vikki and I (Tanya) discussed our award worthy items of 2017. We were very unscientific, so don’t do any statistical analysis on our choices, but once again we’ve got some interesting suggestions for you to try . Vikki was reading Snowblind by Ragnor Jonasson (first book … Continue reading "The Unscientifically Chosen Awards – podcast 11"

Duration:00:45:57

Read them or weep in 2018 – podcast 10

1/24/2018
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Hello, fantastic pod folk, we (Vikki and Tanya) enjoyed ourselves today talking about all the books and DVDs we fancy reading and watching during 2018. As always we started with a look back at what we read over the festive period. • Tanya read the first 4 Harry Potters , plus she’d been watching the … Continue reading "Read them or weep in 2018 – podcast 10"

Duration:00:37:09

A resolution we can all keep, read more books – podcast 9

1/10/2018
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Hello, we had a great chat today on the ninth Library Love Podcast, with loads of excellent reading suggestions. Gavin and Naomi shared what we had recently been reading: • Gavin read Monstress Volume Two – The Blood by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda • Naomi read Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent and … Continue reading "A resolution we can all keep, read more books – podcast 9"

Duration:00:44:53

RED Book Awards – podcast 8

12/27/2017
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Hello, we had a great chat today on the eighth Library love Podcast, with loads of excellent reading suggestions. Gavin and Naomi shared what we had recently been reading: • Gavin read A Plague of Giants by Kevin Hearne, The first volume in the Seven Kennings series • Naomi read Switch Bitch by Roald Dahl … Continue reading "RED Book Awards – podcast 8"

Duration:00:26:34

Comic Take Over of Falkirk Library – a podcast extra

12/20/2017
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Hi Folks, we hope you love this podcast as much as we enjoyed making it. On Saturday 25th November 2017 we held a Comic Take Over of Falkirk Library. There was a photobooth on the ground floor where you could get your photo taken and put on a background of your choice with the magic … Continue reading "Comic Take Over of Falkirk Library – a podcast extra"

Duration:00:52:59

Cosy reads for a chilly day – podcast 7

12/13/2017
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Hello lovely people, we had a great chat today on the 7th Library Love Podcast, with loads of excellent reading suggestions. Vikki and I (Tanya) shared what we had recently been reading and listening to: Tanya reread Dead until Dark by Charlaine Harris, the first volume in the Sookie Stackhouse series Vikki read The Other … Continue reading "Cosy reads for a chilly day – podcast 7"

Duration:00:26:11

All hail Stephen King – podcast 6

11/29/2017
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Hello lovely podpeople, we got a bit excited this podcast talking about the wonderful Stephen King who celebrated his 70th birthday this year in September. We also had time to recommend some new and upcoming titles. Grant, Kevin and Lynne joined me (Vikki) to share what we had recently been reading: • Vikki was still … Continue reading "All hail Stephen King – podcast 6"

Duration:00:33:45

Comic Take Over – podcast 5

11/15/2017
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Hello, Lovely pod people, we enjoyed ourselves today talking comics on this fifth Library Love Podcast, with loads of excellent reading suggestions. Grant, Kevin and I (Vikki) shared what we had recently been reading. • Vikki read Paper Girls by Brian K Vaughan (Vols 1 &2) and has just started Preacher Vol 1 by Garth … Continue reading "Comic Take Over – podcast 5"

Duration:00:41:38

Picture books of joy – podcast 4

11/1/2017
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Hello lovely podpeople, we got a bit excited this podcast talking about our favourite picture books – and loads of other books too. Margo and I (Tanya) shared what we had recently been reading and listening to: • Tanya read The Mating Season by P G Wodehouse • Tanya has been listening to The News … Continue reading "Picture books of joy – podcast 4"

Duration:00:36:29

Turned off books aged only 8? How you can help

10/12/2017
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Turned off books aged only 8? Our Reading Agony from podcast 1 has certainly struck a chord with some listeners, so here it is by itself. As an addition to this mini podcast, I’ve popped together a few specific authors and books that I think a child, around this age, turned off reading might like … Continue reading "Turned off books aged only 8? How you can help"

Duration:00:04:20

Delicious Cookbooks – podcast 3

10/5/2017
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Hello and welcome, we enjoyed ourselves talking about food on this third Library Love Podcast, with loads of excellent cookbooks suggestions. Margo, Laura and I (Tanya) shared what we had recently been reading and listening to: • Tanya read The Witch at Wayside Cross by Lisa Tuttle • Tanya has been listening to the BBC’s … Continue reading "Delicious Cookbooks – podcast 3"

Duration:00:35:19

Chick Lit Strikes Back – podcast 2

9/28/2017
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Hello pod people, we had lots of chat today on the second Library Love podcast, with loads of great reading suggestions. Tanya, Margo and I (Vikki) shared what we had recently been reading and listening to: Tanya read The Habit of Murder by Susannah Gregory and has been listening to The Guilty Feminist podcast (sweary … Continue reading "Chick Lit Strikes Back – podcast 2"

Duration:00:34:38

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