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TRACpac Road Trip

TRACpac Road Trip

By Cold Lake Public Library

Travels with librarians
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Melissa from the Edson & District Public Library
Melissa from the Edson & District Public Library
Melissa chats with us today from the public library in Edson, Alberta. We talk about the library, inter-library loans, programs, a cool notebook they keep on their front desk, and some book recommendations. 
15:02
December 16, 2021
Michael Baird from the Edson & District Public Library
Michael Baird from the Edson & District Public Library
Michael, library manager of the public library in Edson, shares programming ideas, inter-library loan stories, and reading recommendations. 
23:23
December 06, 2021
Katherine from Boyle Public Library
Katherine from Boyle Public Library
Boyle Public Library is another one of the fantastic public libraries you can visit and borrow library materials from using your TRAC library card! 
16:21
November 18, 2021
Aquisition Librarian Recommendations
Aquisition Librarian Recommendations
Diane Babcock, from the Northern Lights Library System headquarters, chats with us about all the fun things she gets to do as a acquisitions librarian and she shares with us her current favourites and recommendations. 
25:11
October 15, 2021
Bonnyville Municipal Library
Bonnyville Municipal Library
Kat, from the Bonnyville Municipal Library, chats with us about libraries, inter-library loans, and staff reading and listening recommendations. 
20:20
September 28, 2021
The Painting Alberta Project
The Painting Alberta Project
Visual artist Sabine Lecorre-Moore has been setting up pop-up exhibitions across Alberta. The Painting Alberta Project came to the Cold Lake Public Library Reading garden this summer. She explains her goals for the project, and shares some suggestions on how artists and libraries can partner together for events or programs. At the end of the podcast, she shares the names of a few of her favourite artists and books. 
21:13
August 30, 2021
British Columbia Author Iona Whishaw
British Columbia Author Iona Whishaw
The author of the Lane Winslow Mystery series chats with the Cold Lake Public Library Book Club, and reads from her latest book. 
43:49
July 22, 2021
Spruce Grove Public Library
Spruce Grove Public Library
Courtney and Simone, from the Behind the Stacks podcast, talk about working at the Spruce Grove Public Library, their first library memories, and several of their favourite books and genres. Next time you travel by Spruce Grove, you can pack your TRACpac library card and borrow some of their materials. 
18:51
July 05, 2021
Author Gord Hunter
Author Gord Hunter
Gord Hunter is the author of No-Badge Killick: Life at Sea in Canada's Cold War Navy. 
33:13
June 30, 2021
TRACpac Librarians' Favourite Songs
TRACpac Librarians' Favourite Songs
What do you get when you combine librarians and their favourite songs? 
03:31
March 23, 2021
James MacDonald from the Northern Lights Library System
James MacDonald from the Northern Lights Library System
Today we talk to James MacDonald about his first job in the Northern Lights Library System, his new job, and the various jobs he's had in libraries during his career. 
24:18
February 05, 2021
Jessica Morris from the Northern Lights Library System
Jessica Morris from the Northern Lights Library System
Jessica Morris talks with us about TRACpac, book recommendations, her new job, and about some cool features that were at libraries she worked at in Saskatchewan.  
34:27
February 01, 2021
Best Books of 2020
Best Books of 2020
Let's listen as two children and a librarian (who all use TRACpac) share with us their favourite books from 2020. 
02:59
December 24, 2020
Carseland Community Library
Carseland Community Library
Visit the community of Carseland with your TRACpac card; it's a library in the Marigold Library System. 
15:34
November 12, 2020
Falher Library/Bibliotheque Dentinger
Falher Library/Bibliotheque Dentinger
Use your TRACpac library card in a library located in a town known as the honey capital of Canada. 
17:27
November 09, 2020
Innisfree Public Library
Innisfree Public Library
Travel to Innisfree, Alberta with your TRACpac library card and borrow items from their collection. While you are in the village, have a look for the famous penguin. 
22:20
November 09, 2020
Okotoks Public Library
Okotoks Public Library
Take your TRACpac library card on a trip to a public library in the Marigold Library System. Learn about the reading fish, and their Lucky Day collections. 
21:10
October 14, 2020
Banff Public Library
Banff Public Library
If you are one of the millions of people who visit Banff, Alberta every year, be sure to pack your TRAC library card and borrow some materials for the drive or to read while on vacation. 
15:06
October 08, 2020
Morinville Public Library
Morinville Public Library
Sign out material from the Morinville Public Library with your TRAC library card and stop in and visit their library chameleon and toads. 
28:19
October 08, 2020
Breton Municipal Library
Breton Municipal Library
Take your TRAC library card to the small village of Breton, Alberta and visit their library. 
13:49
October 08, 2020
Calmar Public Library
Calmar Public Library
The Calmar Public Library has so much to offer patrons with a TRAC card; they even have Dungeons and Dragons game kits to borrow! 
34:26
September 29, 2020
Northern Lights Library System (NLLS)
Northern Lights Library System (NLLS)
Learn a little bit about the Northern Lights Library System; one part of the seven regional library systems in Alberta. 
18:36
September 29, 2020
Redwater Public Library
Redwater Public Library
Don't forget to pack your TRAC library card if you are going anywhere near Edmonton. You can stop in the Redwater Public Library and borrow materials for the trip, or to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. On this episode there are fun stories about watermelon, and red shoes. 
20:49
September 28, 2020
Lac La Biche County Libraries
Lac La Biche County Libraries
There are so many new and interesting things you can borrow from the Lac La Biche County Libraries with your TRAC library card!
34:20
September 18, 2020
Shannon Municipal Library
Shannon Municipal Library
Bring your TRAC library card to Shannon Municipal Library, a library that has ties back to 1933, and sign out some materials to take home after browsing their collection, which right now, has a good sized homeschooling section. 
23:22
September 17, 2020
St. Paul Municipal Library
St. Paul Municipal Library
Sign out materials at the St. Paul Municipal Library with your TRAC library card and you might see Lemon and Lime, and the world's first UFO landing pad. 
26:34
September 16, 2020