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Reread, Rewrite, Recommend

Reread, Rewrite, Recommend

By Muskingum County Library System

Tune in monthly for the library podcast where we talk a little about libraries and a lot about books.

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What goes on behind the scenes at Muskingum County Library System? What is MCLS staff reading? Find out every third Wednesday, wherever podcasts are found. For more information about Reread, Rewrite, Recommend or Muskingum County Library System, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org. Would you like to ask MCLS staff a question or give us your own recommendations? Email us at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org
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18 - Lana Sauro - Don't Feel Bad if You Need to Keep a Dictionary with You
18 - Lana Sauro - Don't Feel Bad if You Need to Keep a Dictionary with You
This month the RePod is joined by Lana Sauro, a Customer Service Assistant at our South Branch here at Muskingum County Library System. We talk about what perfume marketing, quilts, and some of the things that make our South Branch special! For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: The Enchanted Bay cozy mystery series - Esme Addison The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - J.R.R Tolkien The Diviners - Libba Bray Berkley Street - Ron Ripley Howl's Moving Castle - Diana Wynne Jones Forrest Gump - Winston Groom The Twilight Series - Stephanie Meyer Payback's a Witch - Lana Harper The Watchmaker's Daughter - C. J. Archer Find Where the Wind Goes - Mae Jemison Mae Among the Stars - Roda Ahmed Crafting books at your local library
01:07:43
January 24, 2023
17- Beverly Bell - Happy National Friends of the Library Week!
17- Beverly Bell - Happy National Friends of the Library Week!
This month the RePod is joined by Beverly Bell, the secretary of the Muskingum County Library System's Friends of the Library, and president of the Roseville branch of our Friends of the Library. We talk about what being a Friend is, what the Friends do and how they support the library, and what is without a doubt the best Dairy Queen in the state of Ohio. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: - Savannah Secrets Series (Book 1: The Hidden Gate - Marlene Chase) - The Lonesome Gods - Louis L'Amour - Sackett's Land - Louis L'Amour - The Velveteen Rabbit - Margery Williams Bianco - Deathwalker - Patrick Whalen - Bid Time Return - Richard Matheson - Where the Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens - Witch Slapped - Dakota Cassidy
42:43
October 20, 2022
16 - Katie Merritt - Plot Twist!
16 - Katie Merritt - Plot Twist!
This month the RePod is joined by Katie Merritt, an Assistant Librarian in our Youth Services Department here at Muskingum County Library System. We talk about how summer reading went this year, hitting 2 MILLION MINUTES read as a community (still so hyped about this!!), and how youth services is organized via age range. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: - The Cruel Prince - Holly Black - Finn Family Moomintroll - Tove Jansson - Red Hood - Elana K. Arnold - The Book of Cold Cases - Simone St. James - House of Salt and Sorrow - Erin A. Craig - A Prayer for the Crown-Shy - Becky Chambers
01:12:32
September 08, 2022
15 - Kathy Kirkbride - And That's West, Right?
15 - Kathy Kirkbride - And That's West, Right?
Thank you all so much for being patient with me while I took a little break from the podcast. I'm back now, and more excited than ever to bring you readers advisory and information about libraries! This month the RePod is joined by Kathy Kirkbride, a Customer Service Specialist for our Duncan Falls/Philo Branch here at Muskingum County Library System. We talk about how branch locations are different from our main location, painting with coffee, and eagles! For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: The Giver of Stars - Jojo Moyes The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo - Taylor Jenkins Reid Every Breath - Nicholas Sparks The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows Under the Tulip Tree - Michelle Shocklee Diablo Mesa - Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
57:12
August 01, 2022
14 - Rachel Archeron - Elliot Wants Microwave Lava Cake
14 - Rachel Archeron - Elliot Wants Microwave Lava Cake
This month the RePod is joined by Rachel Archeron, a Customer Service Associate here at Muskingum County Library System. We talk about what a CSA is doing in the youth services department, short stories, and camp songs! For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: Gideon the Ninth - Tamsyn Muir Lumberjanes - ND Stevenson A Touch of Darkness - Scarlett St. Clair Hang the Moon - Alexandria Bellefleur In Other Lands - Sarah Rees Brennan The Fifth Season - N. K. Jemisin
01:11:04
March 16, 2022
13 - A One Year EXTRAVAGANZA!
13 - A One Year EXTRAVAGANZA!
We've turned 1, listener! And to celebrate, this month Repod is (re)joined by Sean Fennell, the Marketing and Community Relations Director at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little about how the year has been, future plans for the podcast, and absolutely no spoilers what-so-ever. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: The Lady and the Highwayman - Sarah M. Eden A Discovery of Witches (All Souls 1) - Deborah Harkness Cast in Shadow (Chronicles of Elantra 1) - Michelle Sagara The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern The Starless Sea - Erin Morgenstern All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries 1) - Martha Wells If We Were Villains - M.L. Rio
01:15:01
February 17, 2022
12 - Sherry Nicholas - No, the Ferrari's Gone
12 - Sherry Nicholas - No, the Ferrari's Gone
This month the RePod is joined by Sherry Nicholas, a Customer Service Associate here at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about what the heck tech services is, how a book get processed and added to the system, and some of Sherry's favorite authors! For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: Magic Hour - Kristin Hannah The Witch Haven - Sasha Peyton Smith The Klone and I - Danielle Steel Victories Greater than Death - Charlie Jane Anders Kristin Hannah, Mary Kay Andrews (Hissy Fit), Brenda Novak (Summer on the Island) (Silver Springs series), Emily March, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Danielle Steel Crying in H Mart - Michelle Zauner
43:10
January 21, 2022
11 - Alyssa Fisher - I've Had Breakfast Like that Before
11 - Alyssa Fisher - I've Had Breakfast Like that Before
This month the RePod is joined by Alyssa Fisher, our Assistant Teen Librarian here at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about programming for teens, Twilight, and we have our first ever overlapping book! For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: Poison for Breakfast - Lemony Snicket The Afterlife of Holly Chase - Cynthia Hand The Maze Runner - James Dashner Enjoy the View - Sarah Morgenthaler A Good Girl's Guide to Murder - Holly Jackson Well Met - Jen DeLuca (and Poison for Breakfast - Lemony Snicket)
45:34
December 15, 2021
10 - Kyle Johnson - The Ending is the Title of the Book
10 - Kyle Johnson - The Ending is the Title of the Book
This month the RePod is joined by Kyle Johnson, an Outreach Services Assistant here at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about storytimes, what it's like starting a new job at the library, and books that spoil their own endings. As always, we also spoil a few endings of books here. Oops. All opinions expressed in this episode are those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of Muskingum County Library System. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States - Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz The Heart Principle - Helen Hoang They Both Die at the End - Adam Silvera Teatime at Grosvenor Square: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Bridgerton - Dahlia Clearwater I Am Not Your Negro - James Baldwin The Library Book - Susan Orlean
48:45
November 17, 2021
9 - Jazmyn Tabler - Like... Just Finish It!
9 - Jazmyn Tabler - Like... Just Finish It!
This month the RePod is joined by Jazmyn Tabler, Emerging Technologies Assistant at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about 3D printers, waiting for books to /finally/ release, and how technology is like cars.  For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: Tithe - Holly Black A Psalm for the Wild-Build - Becky Chambers The Host - Stephanie Meyer The Cactus - Sarah Haywood Poison Study - Maria V. Snyder Dial A for Aunties - Jesse Q. Satanto
49:20
October 20, 2021
8 - Rep. Adam Holmes - All of Us are Citizens, and We All Matter
8 - Rep. Adam Holmes - All of Us are Citizens, and We All Matter
This month the RePod is joined by Adam Holmes, State Representative of Ohio House District 97. We talk a little bit about the past and future of Ohio public libraries, books he keeps in mind while serving our district, and Shakespeare. You can contact Representative Holmes at rep97@ohiohouse.gov or by calling (614) 644-6014. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do - Michael J. Sandel Democracy in America - Alexis de Tocqueville Witchshadow (Witchlands 4) - Susan Dennard Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake - Alexis Hall Great Expectations - Charles Dickens Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom - David W. Blight Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania - Erik Larson
41:57
September 15, 2021
7 - Heather Phillips - The Librarians are Spies. Great.
7 - Heather Phillips - The Librarians are Spies. Great.
This month the RePod is joined by Heather Phillips, an Adult Services Librarian at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about weeding, classics, and OMG ALL THE SPOILERS. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: A Great and Terrible Beauty - Libba Bray The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas Praying with Jane Eyre - Vanessa Zoltan Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë Upright Women Wanted - Sarah Gailey Mister Impossible - Maggie Stiefvater Behind the Throne - K.B. Wagers Daughter of the Forest - Juliet Marillier Gunnerkrigg Court - Tom Siddell
57:35
August 18, 2021
6 - Katherine Simmons - John Green, Tell Me How to Feel, Please. Thank You.
6 - Katherine Simmons - John Green, Tell Me How to Feel, Please. Thank You.
**All opinions expressed in this episode are those of the participants, and do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of Muskingum County Library System or of Guernsey County Public Library.** This month the RePod is joined by Katherine Simmons, the Community Engagement Coordinator at the Guernsey County Public Library. We talk a little bit about bookmobiles, decolonizing history, and the book I hate. CORRECTION: In this episode, I say that the modern lyrics of Auld Lang Syne were put together by Lord Byron. This is incorrect, and they were actually done by Robert Burns. Sorry about that! I'll take better notes from now on. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org For more information about GCDPL, please visit them at guernseycountylibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: Stamped from the Beginning: the Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America - Ibram X. Kendi The Anthropocene Reviewed - John Green The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle - Stuart Turton Riverkeep - Martin Stewart  The Sun Down Motel - Simone St. James The Poppy War - R.F. Kuang
52:00
July 21, 2021
5 - Stacey Russell - That's the Meme, Right?
5 - Stacey Russell - That's the Meme, Right?
This month the RePod is joined by Stacey Russell, the Executive Director at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about what being a library director entails, the library's past and future, and the Outer Banks. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: The Beach House - Mary Alice Monroe Record of a Spaceborn Few - Becky Chambers Whispers Underground - Ben Aaronovich Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action - Simon Sinek Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford - Clint Hill Act Your Age, Eve Brown - Talia Hibbert (and also the entire Brown Sisters series)
49:18
June 16, 2021
4 - Caitlynn Melick - Baby's First AI, or Something
4 - Caitlynn Melick - Baby's First AI, or Something
This month the RePod is joined by Caitlynn Melick, the Youth Services Manager at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about summer reading (kicking off June 1st! Register online at muskingumlibrary.beanstack.org now!) how partnering with other organizations brings value to our community, and Furbies. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: Ready Player One - Ernest Cline A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness Dumplin' - Julie Murphy Wicked As You Wish - Rin Chupeco Every Heart a Doorway - Seanan McGuire Cemetery Boys - Aiden Thomas
01:12:57
May 19, 2021
3 - Suzanne Robinson - I Took a Wrong Turn There Once
3 - Suzanne Robinson - I Took a Wrong Turn There Once
A note on this month's audio: Hi, it's Sarah. I tried something new with recording, and got in over my head a bit. You'll hear some artifacts throughout this episode, including traffic and doors. I did my best, but I'm still learning. Sorry! This month the RePod is joined by Suzanne Robinson, the Circulation Services Coordinator at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about customer service in the library profession, whether librarians are introverts or extroverts, and book to television adaptations. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: All Souls Trilogy (A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, Book of Life) by Deborah Harkness Ninth House - Leigh Bardugo Across the Green Grass Fields - Seanan McGuire To Sir Phillip, With Love - Julia Quinn The Oath - Frank E. Peretti The Scorpion's Tail - Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
49:53
April 21, 2021
2 - Beth Brown - Are Some of the Pets Doing the Murders?
2 - Beth Brown - Are Some of the Pets Doing the Murders?
This month the RePod is joined by Beth Brown, the Outreach Services Manager at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about outreach in the context of libraries, why we enjoy audiobooks, and of course, the books we recommend this month. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: The Henna Artist - Alka Joshi Black Sun - Rebecca Roanhorse The Scent Keeper - Erica Bauermeister Murder, She Barked - Krista Davis The Dutch House - Ann Patchett The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South - Michael W. Twitty
50:08
March 17, 2021
1 - Sean Fennell - My Thistle Doesn't Bring All the Birds to the Yard
1 - Sean Fennell - My Thistle Doesn't Bring All the Birds to the Yard
This month the RePod is joined by Sean Fennell, the Marketing and Community Relations Director at Muskingum County Library System. We talk a little bit about the sound branding for the podcast, internet trolls, and of course, the books we recommend this month. For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: The Guest List - Lucy Foley The House in the Cerulean Sea - T.J. Klune Burn for Me - Ilona Andrews In a Holidaze - Christina Lauren The Secret History - Donna Tartt The Poet X - Elizabeth Acevedo 
56:30
February 17, 2021
.5 - Reread, Rewrite, Recommend Trailer
.5 - Reread, Rewrite, Recommend Trailer
Introducing Reread, Rewrite, Recommend, a new podcast from Muskingum County Library System where we'll talk a little about libraries and a lot about books. Join us monthly, on the third Wednesday, for insight into local libraries and to find out what MCLS staff are currently read. Get a little taste of what the podcast will entail in this initial half episode, where we introduce our host and the categories for our book recommendations (including a few bonus recommendations!) For more information about MCLS, please visit us at muskingumlibrary.org If you'd like to submit your own Reread, Rewrite, Recommend books, or if you have any library questions for our guest hosts, please email Sarah at podcast@muskingumlibrary.org Books mentioned in this episode: When No One is Watching - Alyssa Cole A Taste of Sage - Yaffa S. Santos The Children's Blizzard - Melanie Benjamin
07:46
January 19, 2021