Library Life

Library Life

By Library Life
The podcast where we talk about all things library and some things not.
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Interview with a Returning Reader (Episode 10)
This episode we are joined by our good friend, Nathan, who has recently come back to reading by listening to audiobooks. We discuss his reading journey, the value of audiobooks, and what we are currently listening to. As always we want to hear from you! Contact us at:  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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August 18, 2019
Looking At Librarians in Film and TV (Episode 9)
We watched 10 films and TV shows, all featuring librarians and libraries, and talked about how realistic the librarian was, their presence in the film/TV show, and how much we enjoyed the film/TV show overall. Due to the length of the episode we decided to forgo the Reading Break. We hope you enjoy the episode. As always we want to hear from you! Contact us at:  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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June 21, 2019
Our Lives In Books (Episode 8)
This is the podcast where we talk about the books that shaped us into the readers that we are today. It's basically one big Reading Break! Oh, and don't mind the thumps and bumps; it's just the sound of our books hitting the desk. Our bad. We would love to hear about the books that you loved at the different stages of your life. Contact us at:  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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June 8, 2019
The Curious Case of Impostor Syndrome (Episode 7)
Impostor Syndrome what is it? Listen as Jenna discusses her experiences with it at the beginning of her career. Find out what we are currently reading in the Reading Break. As always we want to hear from you. Find us at: 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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May 25, 2019
2019 Mother's Day Special (Episode 6)
In this episode we have a very special guest on the podcast--our mom! We talk about child literacy, reminiscence about childhood and some of our favourite books that we read while growing up. Happy Mother's Day! 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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May 12, 2019
Readers' Advisory: Where We Came From and What We're Doing (Episode 5)
In this episode we look at some of the history behind Reader's Advisory, with a special focus on Joyce Saricks and the Downers Grove Public Library. After the Reading Break, where we discuss what we're reading, we share some of our own experiences with R.A. and offer some helpful tips.  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  Additional Links:  SOLS website:  https://www.sols.org/index.php/interlibrary-loan-and-delivery-service-changes  SOLS petition:  https://www.change.org/p/doug-ford-stop-the-cuts-to-the-southern-ontario-library-service-and-ontario-library-service-north-4e77e695-b7c5-46ae-a869-ae40c0b049a3  Complete episode source material and attribution list: https://bit.ly/2H6b1vt
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May 5, 2019
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/ 
32:31
March 8, 2019
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