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Episodes

S.6 E.8 — Don’t Mess With My Rubik’s Cube

8/5/2022
Want to jump around? Use these time codes to visit different segments in today’s episode: 1:00 – Abby’s book chat pick: Daring to Hope by Katie Davis Majors; for a secular story about an American living in Africa, try Six Months in Sudan by James Maskalyk 6:03 – EJ’s book chat pick: Time is a … Continue reading S.6 E.8 — Don’t Mess With My Rubik’s Cube →

Duration:00:40:27

S.6 E.7 — Predictions Incoming

7/25/2022
Want to jump around? Use these time codes to visit different segments in today’s episode: 00:56 – Abby’s book chat pick: Bright Dead Things by Ada Limon Tips for reading poetry 8:04 – EJ’s book chat pick: Tidelands by Phillipa Gregory 17:33 – Overbooked (podcast book club: The Glass Ocean), chapters 13-15 1:00:30 – Coming … Continue reading S.6 E.7 — Predictions Incoming →

Duration:01:02:49

S.6 E.6 — Into the Folly

7/8/2022
Want to jump around? Use these time codes to visit different segments in today’s episode: 1:20 – Abby’s book chat pick: Bright Burning Things by Lisa Harding 7:12 – EJ’s book chat pick: The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani 15:17 – Reader’s Advisory Corner: Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus 20:19 – Overbooked (podcast … Continue reading S.6 E.6 — Into the Folly →

Duration:00:46:36

S.6 E.5 — “I call it my salvation”

6/24/2022
Want to jump around? Use these time codes to visit different segments in today’s episode: 2:03 – Summer reading update 4:35 – Louisa library spotlight 21:00 – Coming up at JMRL (6/25-7/8/22) Little Did You Know: have you seen our “Newly Received Items” lists? Go to jmrl.org → Hover over the “Online Resources” tab → … Continue reading S.6 E.5 — “I call it my salvation” →

Duration:00:23:16

S.6 E.4 — This is the KISS Chapter

6/13/2022
Want to jump around? Use these time codes to visit different segments in today’s episode: 2:00 – Splash into summer reading with book recommendations 15:40 – Overbooked (podcast book club: The Glass Ocean), chapters 7-9 46:37 – Coming up at JMRL (6/11-6/24/22) Play along with our #PodcastScavengerHunt! This week, check out this summer reading book … Continue reading S.6 E.4 — This is the KISS Chapter →

Duration:00:48:51

S.6 E.3 — Big Fairy Tale Vibes

5/27/2022
Want to jump around? Use these time codes to visit different segments in today’s episode: 2:12 – Abby shares about Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson Read alike: River, Cross My Heart by Breena Clarke 6:06 – EJ shares about Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel Read alike: Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer 11:00 – … Continue reading S.6 E.3 — Big Fairy Tale Vibes →

Duration:00:42:13

S.6 E.2 — Introducing Our Podcast Book Club, “Overbooked”

5/12/2022
Want to jump around? Use these time codes to visit different segments in today’s episode: 1:27 – EJ shares about Truly, Madly by Stephen Galloway 9:45 – Abby shares about The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers 14:02 – Interview with Brianne Kirkpatrick, founder of Watershed DNA 21:49 – Interview with … Continue reading S.6 E.2 — Introducing Our Podcast Book Club, “Overbooked” →

Duration:00:46:05

S.6 Ep.1 — Where New Might Meet You

4/29/2022
We started our episode by talking about reading: Abby read Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert EJ read To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn Mark your calendars for the 4th Annual How-To Festival at Central Library! The Festival takes place from 10-1 on Saturday, May 14. In this episode, we talked … Continue reading S.6 Ep.1 — Where New Might Meet You →

Duration:00:39:03

S.5 Ep.9 — How Should We Be In This Life?

4/15/2022
Susan shares with our listeners about the book One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the Twelve Steps by Kevin Griffin. Find out a ton more about Kevin’s work, and even connect with him directly through free Zoom classes, by visiting his website. We also talked about our own reading: Abby read Inferno: a Memoir … Continue reading S.5 Ep.9 — How Should We Be In This Life? →

Duration:00:27:37

S.5 Ep.8 — Parenting Through the Pandemic

3/24/2022
In this episode, local parenting experts and advocates, and mental health professionals, joined forces to share warmth and wisdom for those of us parenting through the pandemic. Not a parent? No problem. You will still benefit from the discussions on self-care, recognizing ourselves as experts of our own experiences, and what it means for us … Continue reading S.5 Ep.8 — Parenting Through the Pandemic →

Duration:00:32:32

S.5 Ep. 7 — “We Are Not Free.”

3/3/2022
In this episode, I talked to YA author Traci Chee about her book We Are Not Free, JMRL’s Same Page selection for 2022. We talked about Traci’s personal connection to the novel and how it was to create, write, and imagine the 14 teens who serve as narrators and protagonists. If you haven’t already read … Continue reading S.5 Ep. 7 — “We Are Not Free.” →

Duration:00:46:57

S. 5 Ep. 6 — “Manuscripts Don’t Burn”

2/18/2022
In this episode, we talked to Barbra about her life of reading, from her earliest days, to reading in the midst of our current pandemic and racial reckoning. She shared about a few of her favorite books, and taught us how to answer the age-old question, “what should I read next?”. Barbra’s solution? Networking. Barbra … Continue reading S. 5 Ep. 6 — “Manuscripts Don’t Burn” →

Duration:00:32:18

S.5 E. 5 — Literary Love Trivia Night

2/2/2022
In this episode, I talked to Proal, president of the JMRL Friends, about reading, writing, learning, and living – at the Village School, as a member of the JMRL Friends, and as a citizen of this vibrant community we call home. We hope you’ll join us for the Friends’ very special trivia night. Prizes are … Continue reading S.5 E. 5 — Literary Love Trivia Night →

Duration:00:20:39

S.5 Ep. 4 — Reading Resolutions

12/23/2021
Thank you to JMRL staff members who agreed to be guest stars on today’s podcast! In order of appearance, they are: David Plunkett Jess Moore Andrew Grimm Kayla Payne Heather Pehnec Tish Colvin Jennifer MacAdam-Miller We talked about the following titles: Wayfarers Series by Becky Chambers The Dire Days of Willowweep Manor by Shaenon … Continue reading S.5 Ep. 4 — Reading Resolutions →

Duration:00:37:16

S.5 Ep.3 – Running the Crozet Branch

12/10/2021
In this episode, we talked to Hayley about what it’s like to be in charge of an entire library location (spoiler alert: it sounds awesome). We also talked about what we’ve been reading. In this episode, Abby and Catherine talked about reading: The Listening Path by Julia Cameron My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer Hayley … Continue reading S.5 Ep.3 – Running the Crozet Branch →

Duration:00:25:23

S.5 Ep.2 – Tasha Talks Dinovember (and more)

11/16/2021
In this episode, we talked to Tasha about life as a children’s librarian at the Central Library. Abby and Abby also talked about reading: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig The Summer Book by Tove Jansson Tasha also shared what she’s been reading: Ghost Patrol by Andres Miedoso Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley Bringing Down … Continue reading S.5 Ep.2 – Tasha Talks Dinovember (and more) →

Duration:00:23:54

S.5 Ep.1 – Meet the Abbys

10/24/2021
In this episode, we give you a peek into the work we do in the Central Library’s Reference Department. We also talk about what we’ve been reading. In this episode, Abby and Abby talked about reading: Pax, Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker (and the first in the series, Pax) The Joy of Sweat: The Strange … Continue reading S.5 Ep.1 – Meet the Abbys →

Duration:00:30:16

S.4 Ep.17- Automated and Connected Vehicles: A Glimpse at the Vehicle of the Future

9/25/2021
In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual event called Automated and Connected Vehicles: A Glimpse at the Vehicle of the Future. We also talk about what we’ve been reading. In this episode, Abby and Abby talked about reading: The Mountains Sing by Ngyuễn Phan Qué Mai , who has a new book … Continue reading S.4 Ep.17- Automated and Connected Vehicles: A Glimpse at the Vehicle of the Future →

Duration:01:33:55

S.4 Ep.16 – Managing Stress and Mental Health in a Pandemic

8/18/2021
In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual event called It Has Been a Tough 17 Months: Managing Stress and Mental Health in a Pandemic. We also talk about what we’ve been reading. In this episode, Abby and Abby talked about reading: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix The Boyfriend Project … Continue reading S.4 Ep.16 – Managing Stress and Mental Health in a Pandemic →

Duration:01:00:39

S.4 Ep.15 – The History of Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S

6/10/2021
In this episode, we hear a recording of a virtual event from last month that focused on The History of Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S. We also talk about what we’ve been reading. In this episode, Abby and Abby talked about reading: The Beauty in Breaking by Michele Harper (also mentioned plans to read This … Continue reading S.4 Ep.15 – The History of Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S →

Duration:01:13:57