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Adventures of the Lifting Librarian

Adventures of the Lifting Librarian

By Krystal Gagen-Spriggs
A podcast filled with bookish, lifting, academia, and other fun things.
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Adventures of the Lifting Librarian

The problem with the history of school libraries
In today's episode I breakdown why the history of school libraries has created issues for the teacher librarians and school libraries of today. I also explain a little bit about my PhD and where I'm aiming to go with that. If you'd like to send a voice mail and potentially have it included in an episode, please email through a 1-2 minute voice message to 
July 22, 2021
Book genre musings and recommendations
In today's episode I break down the way in which I view genres for both my fiction collection and how we do it at school. I also recommend the following books: What we saw by Aaron Hartzler (TW - sexual violence) Salt to the sea by Ruta Sepetys  The extraordinaries by TJ Klune Cinder from The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer Warcross by Marie Lu Nyxia by Scott Reintgen Navigating the stars from The Sentinels of the Galaxy by Maria V Snyder These Broken Stars from the Starbound Trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Illuminae from the Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Just in case you were interested in learning more about Hugh Herr, here is a link to his TED Talk profile and videos: 
July 9, 2021
Talking with Drew about gym stuff
Join me on today's adventure where I talk to my husband, Drew Spriggs, about opening and owning a gym, and all that comes with it.
June 21, 2021
My Mental Health Story
In this week's episode I share a little about my mental health story, some Australian statistics, and how reading a Graphic Novel helped me to understand my mental health so much more.
June 2, 2021
Talking about Harry Potter for my birthday
In this week's episode, as a special 30th birthday treat to myself, I talk about my love for Harry Potter. I cover why I love it so much and what it means to me, ownership of the universe, my role models from the books, and what I'm going to cover next week. Enjoy!
May 26, 2021
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Adventures of the Lifting Librarian - a Podcast by a teacher librarian, academic and gym owner filled with all things fun!
May 19, 2021