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Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving nearly 680,000 people in its service area.

Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving nearly 680,000 people in its service area.

Location:

Canada

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Podcasts

Description:

Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with 25 community libraries serving nearly 680,000 people in its service area.

Language:

English

Contact:

604-853-7141


Episodes

Michael Ian Black Picture Books

9/24/2021
Tara introduces us to three picture books by author Michael Ian Black that will help young children navigate their emotions and state of mind. The titles are I'm Bored, I'm Sad, and I'm Worried.

Duration:00:03:03

Solve This!

9/22/2021
It’s Science Literacy Week, and Cindy is here to share two book’s from National Geographic Kids’ Solve This! series. Learn all about engineering and forensic science with fun experiments, projects and mysteries for you to figure out!

Duration:00:04:07

Talk Like a Pirate Day

9/17/2021
Ahoy there! Sally gets us into the seven seas swing of things to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Duration:00:03:24

Talk Like A Pirate Day

9/15/2021
Ahoy! Sally introduces listeners to great reads to check out and a fun language resource to explore as we set sail to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day.

Duration:00:03:13

I Would Leave Me If I Could

9/10/2021
Noor tells us about the beautiful, raw, and personal collection of poetry I Would Leave Me If I Could by Halsey.

Duration:00:03:15

Winterhouse

9/8/2021
Tune in as Dawn shares her favourite series full of puzzles, codes, ghosts, curses, and magic: the Winterhouse trilogy by Ben Guterson.

Duration:00:04:06

Something For Everyone YA Fantasy

9/3/2021
Jessica shares a selection of historical, contemporary, and mythological young adult fantasy page turners: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong, Lore by Alexandra Bracken, and A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow.

Duration:00:03:04

Who Was Series

9/1/2021
Mieke tells us about a fascinating book series that highlights the lives of famous people! Borrow titles from the Who Was series from the library today, and explore the interesting stories of people such as Joan of Arc, Judy Blume, Harry Houdini, Queen Elizabeth, Nikola Tesla, and more!

Duration:00:02:23

Miss Tury Recommends Mysteries

8/25/2021
Naomi shares three of her favourite mysteries for kids: How to Catch A Clover Thief by Elise Parsley; King and Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats by Dori Hillestad Butler; and Jack and the Geniuses by Bill Nye.

Duration:00:04:28

Bunny

8/20/2021
Katie introduces listeners to Mona Awad's contemporary adult horror novel Bunny.

Duration:00:03:04

The Main Character is Food

8/18/2021
In this episode, Brenna shares some fun, humour-filled foodie titles for you to enjoy. Looking for some laughs this summer? Check out the Pizza and Taco graphic novel series by Stephen Shaskan, and Arnie the Doughnut's adventures written by Laurie Keller.

Duration:00:02:42

Interview with Circus Performer Professor Wow! (SRC 2021)

8/17/2021
Meet Summer Reading Club performer Professor Wow! in this exclusive ReadRadio interview, he tells us about his background as a circus performer and his interest in science. He also weighs in on the question of the most mysterious vegetable. Catch Professor Wow!'s virtual performances August 16 to 30 at facebook.com/ReadLearnPlay.

Duration:00:15:43

Sea of Rust

8/13/2021
In this episode Joann tells us about two imaginative and fast-paced robot-themed titles: Sea of Rust and Robots of Gotham.

Duration:00:03:07

Myrtle Hardcastle

8/11/2021
Looking for a new mystery and detective fiction series? Noor tells us all about the spunky and strong twelve year old Myrtle who dreams of being a detective one day. Crack the case with Myrtle this summer, with Books 1 and 2 of the series: Premeditated Myrtle and How to Get Away With Myrtle, and get ready for Book 3 - Cold-Blooded Myrtle releasing this Fall 2021!

Duration:00:03:30

Free Comic Book Day 2021

8/9/2021
To celebrate Free Comic Book Day, Chris and Dana introduce listeners to a variety of graphic novels for kids recommended by FVRL staff!

Duration:00:04:09

Interview with Storyteller Kung Jaadee (SRC 2021)

8/7/2021
In this exclusive Kid's ReadRadio interview, we talk to Summer Reading Club performer Kung Jaadee. She tells us how she became a storyteller and explains the importance of stories to her First Nations identity and culture. Don’t miss Kung Jaadee's virtual performance, August 2 to 15 at facebook.com/ReadLearnPlay.

Duration:00:15:24

All About Tea

8/6/2021
Pour yourself a cup of tea and listen to Linda discuss The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See, as well as streaming videos on Kanopy that bring the book alive.

Duration:00:03:21

Disgusting Critters

8/4/2021
Are you interested in learning some fun facts about disgusting critters?! Rosemary tells us about three titles in Élise Gravel's series: the slug, the Cockroach, and head lice.

Duration:00:03:20

Humorous Picture Books

7/30/2021
Brenna introduces us to a few funny picture books that are especially wonderful to share with children ages 3 to 5: The Steves by Morag Hood, The Doghouse by Jan Thomas, and the the animated version of Mo Willems’ Don’t let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! available on Kanopy Kids.

Duration:00:02:53

Picture Books with Fabulous Illustrations

7/29/2021
Brenna introduces us to picture books with fabulous illustrations: Neon Leon by Jane Clarke, Leaf by Sandra Dieckmann, and My Heart by Corinna Luyken.

Duration:00:02:36