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Episodes

S.4 Ep.6 – Breathing for Health

11/16/2020
In this episode, we hear a guided workshop from earlier this year called Breathing for Health. We also talk about what we’re reading. Abby and Abby talked about reading Dress Coded by Carrie Firestone and Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes (and mentioned the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge and Mirrors, Windows, and … Continue reading S.4 Ep.6 – Breathing for Health →

Duration:01:28:51

S.4 Ep.5 – Homeschooling and Virtual Learning

11/1/2020
In this episode, we hear a recording of a panel on virtual learning and homeschooling. We also talk about our reading. Abby and Abby talked about reading Making Our Way Home: The Great Migration and the Black American Dream by Blair Imani The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris which had elements that reminded Abby … Continue reading S.4 Ep.5 – Homeschooling and Virtual Learning →

Duration:01:32:03

S.4 Ep.4 – NaNoWriMo is Coming! & Interning at JMRL

10/15/2020
In this episode, we discuss National Novel Writing Month, coming up in November. Casey, a repeat NAACP/JMRL Intern, chats with us about her experiences working at JMRL branches. We also talk about our reading. Abby and Abby talked about reading The Ballad of Song Birds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins (a prequel to the Hunger … Continue reading S.4 Ep.4 – NaNoWriMo is Coming! & Interning at JMRL →

Duration:00:40:48

S.4 Ep.3 – Parenting with Neuroscience: Self-Control

10/1/2020
In this episode, we hear a recording of a program from this summer called Parenting with Neuroscience: Self-Control. We also talk about our reading. The Abbys talked about reading: Stones in Water by Donna Jo Napoli All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot Harry Potter series Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry Red at the … Continue reading S.4 Ep.3 – Parenting with Neuroscience: Self-Control →

Duration:01:25:49

S.4 Ep.2 – Race and Representation in JMRL’s Collection

9/16/2020
In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual panel on Race and Representation in JMRL’s Collection. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton (and mentioned her earlier title, A Kind of Freedom) Abby read Pandemic by A.G. Riddle (The first of two in an ongoing … Continue reading S.4 Ep.2 – Race and Representation in JMRL’s Collection →

Duration:01:27:48

S.4 Ep. 1 – Parenting with Neuroscience: Empathy

9/1/2020
In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual program called Parenting with Neuroscience: Empathy, presented by Dr. Erin Clabough. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read All Adults Here by Emma Straub Abby read A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow Next we hear the third in a four part … Continue reading S.4 Ep. 1 – Parenting with Neuroscience: Empathy →

Duration:01:07:54

S.3 Ep. 18 – Don’t Be A Victim: Fraud, Scams, and Elder Abuse

8/3/2020
In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual program called Don’t Become a Victim: Fraud, Scams, & Elder Abuse. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read Here for It R. Eric Thomas Abby read The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling (and mentioned Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy) Next, we hear a … Continue reading S.3 Ep. 18 – Don’t Be A Victim: Fraud, Scams, and Elder Abuse →

Duration:01:06:36

S.3 Ep.17 – Parenting with Neuroscience: Creativity

7/1/2020
In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual program called Parenting with Neuroscience: Creativity, presented by Dr. Erin Clabough. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read The Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin (She also mentioned his book Most Dangerous) Abby read The Resisters by Gish Jen Next we hear the … Continue reading S.3 Ep.17 – Parenting with Neuroscience: Creativity →

Duration:01:24:58

S.3 Ep.16 – JMRL Summer Challenge 2020

6/1/2020
In this episode, we find out about how this year’s Summer Challenge will work. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee Abby read Swamplandia! by Karen Russell Next, we talk to Young Adult Services Manager Tim Carrier about this year’s Summer Challenge. You can access the first challenge … Continue reading S.3 Ep.16 – JMRL Summer Challenge 2020 →

Duration:00:18:04

S.3 Ep.15 – RECAST A Visit From The Authors of Something Happened In Our Town

5/15/2020
On this episode we re-air a recording first shared in Season 2 Episode 12. In this recording, child psychologists Dr. Marianne Celano and Dr. Marietta Collins read and discuss their book Something Happened In Our Town: A Child’s Story about Racial Injustice. They visited the Central library on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the National Day … Continue reading S.3 Ep.15 – RECAST A Visit From The Authors of Something Happened In Our Town →

Duration:01:30:00

S.3 Ep.14 – Poem In Your Pocket Day

4/30/2020
This episode is a celebration of Poem In Your Pocket Day! Katie read Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky Abby read Citizen Illegal by José Olivarez In celebration of Poem in Your Pocket Day, several JMRL staff read the following poems . All of the poems are either in the public domain or were written by … Continue reading S.3 Ep.14 – Poem In Your Pocket Day →

Duration:00:38:44

S.3 Ep.13 – What We’re Reading While We’re Home Pt. 2

4/15/2020
On this episode we talk about what we’re reading. We’ll hear once again from a variety of our colleagues, who also talk about what they’ve been reading. All of these titles exist in JMRL’s collection in at least one digital format, so they’re accessible to download or put on hold even while physical JMRL locations … Continue reading S.3 Ep.13 – What We’re Reading While We’re Home Pt. 2 →

Duration:00:19:33

S.3 Ep.12 – What We’re Reading While We’re Home Pt. 1

4/1/2020
On this episode we talk about what we’re reading. We’ll hear from a variety of our colleagues, who also talk about what they’ve been reading. All of these titles exist in JMRL’s collection in at least one digital format, so they’re accessible to download or put on hold even while physical JMRL locations are closed. … Continue reading S.3 Ep.12 – What We’re Reading While We’re Home Pt. 1 →

Duration:00:29:17

S.3 Ep.11 – So I Married a President

3/20/2020
On this episode we hear a recording of an event that took place at the Northside Library earlier this month, So I Married a President: How to Become First Lady in One Easy Step. We also talk about what we’re reading. Originally, this episode was going to cover JMRL’s five tiered COVID-19 response plan, but … Continue reading S.3 Ep.11 – So I Married a President →

Duration:01:07:01

S.3 Ep.10 – Acoustic Soul

3/2/2020
On this episode we hear a recording of an event at the Northside Library featuring music and poetry by Richelle Claiborne and Tucker Rogers. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin Abby read The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg Next we hear a recording … Continue reading S.3 Ep.10 – Acoustic Soul →

Duration:01:12:32

S.3 Ep.9 – Roots and Remembrance

2/16/2020
On this episode we talk to Monticello’s Niya Bates about an event she moderated at the Northside Library centered around the largest sale of enslaved people in Monticello’s history. We also talk about what we read. Abby read American Prison: A Reporter’s Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment by Shane Bauer Katie read Disappearing … Continue reading S.3 Ep.9 – Roots and Remembrance →

Duration:00:29:58

S.3 Ep.8 – New Year, More Books

2/1/2020
On this episode we are talking about our reading goals in the new year and checking in with the new Gordon Avenue Library Branch Manager. Katie read Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia Abby read The Summer of Jordi Perez by Amy Spalding Trinity Sight by Jennifer … Continue reading S.3 Ep.8 – New Year, More Books →

Duration:00:21:01

S.3 Ep.7 – 2019 Wrap Up

12/23/2019
On this episode we are wrapping up 2019 with our top reading picks, JMRL news, and a look ahead to what’s in store next year at JMRL. Katie’s top picks are Fiction Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson The Nickle Boys by Colson Whitehead Marilou is Everywhere by Sarah Elaine Smith There There by … Continue reading S.3 Ep.7 – 2019 Wrap Up →

Duration:00:26:37

S.3 Ep.6 – Starting a Minority Owned Business

12/2/2019
On this episode we hear a panel discussing starting a minority-owned business. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby (her earlier book, Bone Gap, and it reminded Abby of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak) Abby read Pursuit by Joyce Carol Oates Next we … Continue reading S.3 Ep.6 – Starting a Minority Owned Business →

Duration:01:43:03

S.3 Ep.5 – Reviewing John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood

11/15/2019
On this episode we hear a recording of an event that took place at the Northside Library last month. In it, Martin Chapman, a local medical biotech entrepreneur, reviews the book Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou. We also talk about what we’re reading. Katie read Build Yourself … Continue reading S.3 Ep.5 – Reviewing John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood →

Duration:00:55:33