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In the Stacks

In the Stacks

By Lewistown Public Library
A podcast about the wide and wild world of libraries. Brought to you by the Lewistown Public Library in Lewistown, Montana.
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Episode 4: Media Literacy

In the Stacks

Episode 4: Media Literacy

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Episode 5: 2021 Reading Resolutions
Brittney and Dani ring in the new year with a conversation about their 2020 reading and the reading goals they resolve to accomplish in 2021.  Book recommendations in this episode include City of Brass (Daevabad Trilogy #1) by S.A. Chakraborty from Dani and Gutshot: Stories by Amelia Gray from Brittney. Do you have any 2021 reading resolutions? Any favorite reads from 2020? What books are you looking forward to reading in 2021? Let us know! You can email us at lewistownpubliclibrary@gmail.com. Follow us at @lplgram on Instagram or Lewistown Public Library on Facebook.  Subscribe to In the Stacks on Spotify, Google, and all other major podcast platforms. 
29:48
January 14, 2021
Episode 4: Media Literacy
For this episode of In the Stacks, we are getting serious and discussing a topic that is especially pertinent in these oddly digital times: media literacy. Dani and Brittney break down what it means to be media literate, what skills are necessary to be actively engaged in media consumption, and how to thoughtfully deconstruct memes and advertisements. We also chat with Melanie Smith, an English teacher at Fergus High School, about how media literacy is emphasized in the classroom, and with Deb Hill of the Lewistown News-Argus about the intersection of news and media literacy. Finally, we talk about the unique responsibility of libraries in teaching media literacy skills alongside providing information and entertainment to our patrons. Subscribe to In the Stacks on Spotify, Google, and all other major podcast platforms. Follow us at @lplgram on Instagram or Lewistown Public Library on Facebook. You can email us at lewistownpubliclibrary@gmail.com.
1:04:04
December 11, 2020
Episode 3: Rapid Fire Reviews
2020 brought us a lot of questionable things, but one of the positives is all the great new books from this year. On this episode, Nancy and Brittney bring you rapid fire reviews of some newly published and newly discovered books that we highly recommend. The books we discussed in this episode can all be found at the Lewistown Public Library and include: “What Are You Going Through?” by Sigrid Nunez “On Account of the Gum” by Adam Rex “The Chalk Man” by C.J. Tudor “The Fixed Stars” by Molly Wizenberg “The Only Good Indians” by Stephen Graham Jones “Pumpkinheads” by Rainbow Rowell “Hollywood Park” by Mikel Jollett “Luster” by Raven Leilani “The Whisper Man” by Alex North “Vampires in the Lemon Grove (and other stories)” by Karen Russell “Long Bright River” by Liz Moore Subscribe to In the Stacks on Spotify, Google, and all other major podcast platforms. Follow us at @lplgram on Instagram or Lewistown Public Library on Facebook. You can email us at lewistownpubliclibrary@gmail.com.
36:01
November 22, 2020
Episode 2: Library Laughs
In this episode, we take the opportunity to veer off course, abandon our plans, and go where the laughs take us. Join us for a spirited conversation about intriguing patron inquiries, Storytime songs gone awry, and the pinnacle of hair fashion - the mullet. Subscribe to In the Stacks on Spotify, Google, and all other major podcast platforms. Follow us at @lplgram on Instagram or Lewistown Public Library on Facebook. You can email us at lewistownpubliclibrary@gmail.com.
22:20
October 28, 2020
Episode 1 : Our Favorite Books
For the first episode of In the Stacks, the librarians at the Lewistown Public Library discuss their favorite books of all time. Books discussed include: Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling "A Tale for the Time Being" by Ruth Ozeki "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald "Winter Wheat" by Mildred Walker "Wild Geese" by Mary Oliver "A Dollhouse" by Henrik Ibsen "The Beach" by Alex Garland "Fight Club" by Chuck Palahniuk "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck "Flowers in the Attic" by V.C. Andrews "Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs "Sleeping Giants" by Sylvain Neuvel "Mystery Stalks the Prairie" by Roberta Donovan "Almost Everything: Notes on Hope" by Anne Lamott. Subscribe to In the Stacks on Spotify, Google, and all other major podcast platforms. Follow us at @lplgram on Instagram or Lewistown Public Library on Facebook. You can email us at lewistownpubliclibrary@gmail.com.
31:21
September 24, 2020
In the Stacks - Trailer
Welcome to In the Stacks, a podcast about the wide and wild world of libraries, brought to you by the Lewistown Public Library in Lewistown, Montana. 
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September 4, 2020