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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

Genres:

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

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

10/27/2021
In this episode, Parminder introduces listeners to her favourite classic novel: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Duration:00:03:00

Cosy Mysteries

10/22/2021
Donna tells us about some of her favourite cosy mystery writers and their series: Rhys Bowen, Jenn McKinlay, and Carlene O'Connor.

Duration:00:03:17

Canadian Celebrations

10/20/2021
In this episode Devon introduces listeners to a non-fiction series about Canadian Celebrations.

Duration:00:03:28

Anime Movies

10/15/2021
Sarah introduces us to three of her favourite anime movies: Spirited Away, Your Name, and A Silent Voice.

Duration:00:03:29

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

10/13/2021
Mieke introduces listeners to E. L. Konigsburg's captivating story, From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself.

Duration:00:02:31

Milo Imagines the World and Laxmi's Mooch

10/8/2021
Andrea introduces listeners to two great picture books to read with children from kindergarten to third grade: Milo Imagines the World by Matt De la Peña and Laxmi's Mooch by Shelly Anand.

Duration:00:02:39

The Willoughbys

10/6/2021
Looking for a great read-aloud? Francie tells us about The Willoughbys, a weird and wacky adventure story by Lois Lowry.

Duration:00:03:00

Bilingual Books

10/1/2021
Sandeep discusses bilingual books, and recommends two Punjabi and English titles to share with young readers by Gurmeet Kaur: The Sparrow and the Crow and The Sparrow and the Pippal.

Duration:00:03:30

Fart Quest

9/29/2021
Do you love video games or Dungeons and Dragons? Are you looking for a funny, fast-paced adventure story? Afton recommends Aaron Reynolds' series Fart Quest.

Duration:00:02:25

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