Behind The Circulation Desk

Behind The Circulation Desk

By Behind The Circulation Desk
Two Houston librarians discussing books, literacy, EdTech, and libraries.
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Boring Dystopia
Jimmy and Shelby, Shelby and Jimmy, talk about books they're reading (a little), how the world is a boring Dystopia and random ways to kill fire ants. Jimmy gets political too.
33:59
February 7, 2020
After the Break
Jimmy and Shelby discuss their reads during winter break, what they binged and Shelby's new adventure.
28:46
January 9, 2020
DEVOLSON is Real and So is This Book Challenge
Jimmy and Shelby talk about their upcoming break, learn about DEVOLSON, talk shop about books, and why Jimmy can't talk no good.
36:10
November 21, 2019
November Book Challenge
In this episode Jilby Slai (Jimmy Mai and Shelby Slay) talk about their reads for the 50 book challenge starting in November. They also talk about current status of Jimmy's beard.
20:01
October 25, 2019
Terror on the Shelves
Jimmy and Shelby talk scary reads for the month of October.
36:35
October 3, 2019
Flood of Books
Jimmy and Shelby talk Tropical Storm Imelda and what they were supposed to do that school. They later launch into their new reads.
32:34
September 26, 2019
Labor Day Shenanigans
In this episode Shelby and Jimmy talk about the nature of fall (in Houston), life (in Houston), fall reads (in Houston), and why you shouldn't pick up stray kittens (in Houston), while sitting outside (in Houston).
33:45
September 2, 2019
Tired...Just Tired
Shelby and Jimmy talk about what ails them on this back to school special edition.
29:18
August 28, 2019
Coffee, Back to School Book Talks, and Why Gatsby is "aight"
In this Episode of Behind the Circulation Desk, Shelby and Jimmy discuss back to school topics, explore different young adult reads, and also the importance of coffee and why anything will do. 
57:10
August 14, 2019
Bad Librarians, Summer Brain, Level Up, Beard Oils, and Summer Reads...again
In this episode, the dynamic duo that is Shelby and Jimmy talk about what they were supposed to read for professional development, what they did to cause the dreaded summer brain,  their upcoming presentations at Level Up, Jimmy's beard schedule/treatments, and some new summer reads that they did not intend nor have in mind at all. 
46:12
July 22, 2019
Representation in Literature & Media Licenses
In this episode Shelby and Jimmy update how their summer reads are going, talk about representation of ethnicity in literature, and media licenses. 
41:58
July 4, 2019
Introductions and Summer Reads!
This is the very first episode of Behind the Circulation Desk. Hosts Shelby Slay and Jimmy Mai talk about their experience as Librarians in Houston, TX and their summer reading lists. 
31:15
June 19, 2019