Library Life

Library Life

By Library Life
The podcast where we talk about all things library and some things not.
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Our Top 3 Library Mistakes and How to Avoid Them (Episode 4)
Find out what mistakes we made in our library careers and what we learned from them. Also find out what books we're currently reading in Reading Break. If you have any suggestions on what we should talk about or if you just want to say hi, you can find us on: Twitter: @librarylifepod Instagram: @librarylifepod Email: librarylifepodcast@gmail.com  Music Used: Thorn Horn by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 
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April 13, 2019
Library Fines: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Episode 3)
This is episode three of Library Life, and in this episode we talk about the possibility of abolishing library fines. We also share some of our own stories about fines and look at some libraries who have already made the leap to eliminate the dreaded library fine.   If you have any suggestions on what we should talk about or if you just want to say hi, you can find us on: Twitter: @librarylifepod Instagram: @librarylifepod Email: librarylifepodcast@gmail.com  Here are the links to sources that Shaena referenced in this episode: https://princh.com/the-latest-trend-in-libraries-eliminating-fines-interview-with-beth-crist-and-meg-depriest/#.XJ227vdKjIU  https://princh.com/4-reasons-why-removing-fines-could-be-the-next-breakthrough-for-your-library/#.XJ23GPdKjIU https://www.ted.com/talks/dawn_wacek_a_librarian_s_case_against_overdue_book_fines/transcript?language=en https://oppl.org/visit/loan-rules/ https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/whistler-public-library-closing-the-book-on-late-fines-1.3559949 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/whistler-library-axes-late-fees-experts-urge-others-to-do-the-same-1.4263036 http://www.windsorpubliclibrary.com/?p=3975  Music Used: Thorn Horn by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 
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March 29, 2019
Night Libraries (Episode 2)
Welcome to our second episode, where we talk about the concept of a public library being open 24 hours--good idea or not? Prompted by a recent twitter discussion, Jenna decides to do some research to figure out if a night library would work and if any public library is currently doing it. Find out what Jenna and Shaena think about the idea, the execution, and some of the obstacles involved with night libraries.  If you have any suggestions on what we should talk about next or you want to say Hi. You can find us on: Twitter: @librarylifepod Instagram: @librarylifepod Email: librarylifepodcast@gmail.com  Here are the links to the articles and the interview that Jenna mentioned in the episode: http://www.sirsidynix.com/news/ https://www.slcpl.org/24hours https://youtu.be/opMIUr8qcBw https://twitter.com/erinroseglass/status/1099429250979979265?s=07  Music Used: Thorn Horn by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 
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March 16, 2019
Introduction and Why Libraries Matter (Episode 1)
Welcome to our first episode of our brand new podcast where we talk about how we got started in the public library system, the books we are currently reading and why libraries matter. We plan on releasing an episode on a bi-weekly schedule. Bare with us as we learn the ins and outs of creating and producing a podcast.  If you have any suggestions on what we should talk about or if you just want to say hi, you can find us on: Twitter: @librarylifepod Instagram: @librarylifepod Email: librarylifepodcast@gmail.com  Music Used: Thorn Horn by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ 
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March 8, 2019
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