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Behind the Books

Behind the Books

By Mercer County Library System

Behind the Books is a bi-weekly podcast, including interviews with an author, as well an MCLS library staff member each episode.
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Expect the Unexpected
Expect the Unexpected
Bob and Anna interview Katie Barany, MCLS Social Work Intern from Rutgers University School of Social Work, as well as international number-one bestselling author for thrillers, Jeffrey Deaver. Intro and Welcome 3:25 Interview with Katie Barany 13:45 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:45 Interview with Jeffery Deaver 32:11 Summary and Closing Show Notes: Visit Jeffrey Deaver's website at https://www.jefferydeaver.com/. Information about the Social Work Intern placed at MCLS can be found at https://mcl.org/services/social-work/. Additional information about MCLS automatic renewals is located a https://mcl.org/services/automatic-renewals/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Vegetarian Mushroom Gravy (via Delish) -- https://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a50251/vegetable-gravy-recipe/ Introduction and closing music provided by QubeSounds from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by EvgenyBardyuzha from Pixabay.
36:20
November 30, 2022
Let Your Inner Artist Out
Let Your Inner Artist Out
Bob and Anna interview Julia Cuddahy from Adult Services at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch, as well as award-winning an Amazon #1 selling independent author, Kevin G. Chapman. Intro and Welcome 2:42 Interview with Julia Cuddahy 12:41 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:09 Interview with Kevin Chapman 29:18 Summary and Closing Show Notes: Visit Kevin Chapman's website at https://kevingchapman.com/ TrashedArt Contest 2022 Gallery is located at https://youtu.be/fbh7jQeu8Qw TrashedArt Contest 2021 Gallery is located at https://youtu.be/nijhtNB6bGA TrashedArt Contest 2020 Gallery is located at https://youtu.be/Mptm_koqbuY Library Drawing Party Playlist is located at https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB9yQ_aN-V2a-Pextm6yNiXG5XTSWmo__ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by QubeSounds from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by EvgenyBardyuzha from Pixabay.
32:43
November 16, 2022
All in the Family
All in the Family
Bob and Anna interview Tanusree Ganguly from the Circulation Team at the Robbinsville Branch, as well as, Veera Hiranandani, award-winning author of several middle-grade books, including The Night Diary, and her most recent release, How to Find What You're Not Looking For. Intro and Welcome 2:31 Interview with Tanusree Ganguly 12:07 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:46  Interview with Veera Hiranandani 28:40 Summary and Closing Show Notes: View Veera Hiranandani's website at https://www.veerahiranandani.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by QubeSounds from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by EvgenyBardyuzha from Pixabay.
32:49
November 02, 2022
Wake Me Up before You GoGo
Wake Me Up before You GoGo
Bob and Anna interview Lisa Auger from the MCLS Acquisitions and Cataloging Department, as well as award-wining writer and novelist Kamila Shamsie. Intro and Welcome 2:59 Interview with Lisa Auger 12:25 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:32 Interview with Kamila Shamsie 28:48 Summary and Closing Show Notes: View Kamila Shamsie's Goodreads profile at https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/168076.Kamila_Shamsie MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
33:08
October 19, 2022
Mission Possible
Mission Possible
Bob and Anna interview Shilpa Shanbhag from the Reference Team at MCLS Hickory Corner, as well as The New York Times and USA Today bestselling novelist Deanna Raybourn. Intro and Welcome 2:36 Interview with Shilpa Shanbhag 13:31 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:44 Interview with Deanna Raybourn 25:39 Summary and Closing Pictures of the Community Loom at the Hickory Corner Branch can be seen at: https://www.instagram.com/p/Ce4kV6csL1l/ https://www.instagram.com/p/CgcgMeKNs57/ https://www.instagram.com/p/ChDgJo9L2B8/ You can learn more about Deanna Raybourn and her work at https://www.deannaraybourn.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Additional information about the 2022 Amateur Photo Contest can be found at https://mcl.org/events/amateur-photo-contest Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
29:15
October 05, 2022
Milestone Moments
Milestone Moments
Bob and Anna interview Joanna Potts from MCLS Instructional Technology, as well as Abdulrazak Gurnah, the 2021 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Intro and Welcome 2:14 Interview with Joanna Potts 12:58 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:53 Interview with Abdulrazak Gurnah 30:08 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Abdulrazak Gurnah at https://www.britannica.com/biography/Abdulrazak-Gurnah Explore MCLS computer instruction classes and Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate opportunities at https://mcl.org/services/computer-instruction Apply for an MCLS library card at your local branch, or you can apply online via https://mcl.org/catalog/library-card-application MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Check out the MCLS Banned Books Week spotlight at https://mcl.org/banned-books-week-2022 [not published until actual BBW] Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
34:31
September 21, 2022
Smooth Transitions
Smooth Transitions
Bob and Anna interview Emily Frey, Hightstown Memorial Library's Branch Manger, as well as  author and illustrator, Renee Kurilla. Intro and Welcome 2:15 Interview with Emily Frey 12:01 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:56 Interview with Renee Kurilla 29:58 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Renee Kurilla at https://kurillastration.com/ Apply for an MCLS Library card at your local branch, or you can apply online via https://mcl.org/catalog/library-card-application MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
33:59
September 07, 2022
Graphically Speaking
Graphically Speaking
Bob and Anna interview Anna Korn from the Circulation Team at our West Windsor Branch, as well as well as graphic novelist and cartoonist, Aron Nels Steinke, of the early reader graphic novel series, Mr. Wolf's Class. Intro and Welcome 2:34 Interview with Anna Korn 12:56 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:49 Interview with Aron Nels Steinke 31:37 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Aron Nels Steinke at https://www.mrwolfsclass.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Additional information about the 2022 Amateur Photography Contest is located at https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program Access Creativebug via https://mcl.org/links/lifelong-learning/creativebug Access Headspace via https://mcl.org/links/lifelong-learning/headspace Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
35:56
August 24, 2022
The Work Is Worth It
The Work Is Worth It
Bob and Anna interview Marygrace Billek, Director of Human Services for Mercer County, as well as well as Synithia Williams, contemporary romance author. Intro and Welcome 1:43 Interview with Marygrace Billek 16:56 Programs and Services @ MCLS 20:39 Interview with Synithia Williams 32:51 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Synithia Williams at http://www.synithiawilliams.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Additional information about the 2022 Amateur Photography Contest is located at , https://mcl.org/events/amateur-photo-contest Access Creativebug via https://mcl.org/links/lifelong-learning/creativebug Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
37:10
August 10, 2022
Encounters with a Variety of Branches and Worlds
Encounters with a Variety of Branches and Worlds
Bob and Anna interview their colleague from the Hopewell Branch, Pete Ronaghan, as well as best selling fantasy romance author, Elise Kova. Intro and Welcome 2:50 Interview with Pete Ronaghan 12:16 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:56 Interview with Elise Kova 28:44 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Elise Kova at https://elisekova.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. 2022 Summer Reading Program, June 21 through August 6, https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
33:37
July 27, 2022
On the Road
On the Road
Bob and Anna share their experience doing the run, as well as interviews with Building Maintenance Worker, Rob Henderson, and staff writer at The New Yorker, Ben McGrath, about his recently released biography about Dick Conant, Riverman: An American Odyssey. Intro and Welcome 4:51 Interview with Rob Henderson 13:49 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:40 Interview with Ben McGrath 33:00 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Ben McGrath at https://www.benmcgrath.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. 2022 Summer Reading Program, June 21 through August 6, https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
36:29
July 13, 2022
Warriors Among Us
Warriors Among Us
Bob and Anna interview Gina Bartolino from the library's Administration office, as well as R.S. Mellette, author of the Billy Bobble middle-grade science fiction novels and the new YA science fiction novel Kiya and the Morian Treasure. Intro and Welcome 2:06 Interview with Gina Bartolino 13:05 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:23 Interview with R. S. Mellette 31:13 Summary and Closing You can learn more about the R. S. Mellette at https://rsmellette.com/ Kiya and the Morian Treasure -- via Podcast release -- https://open.spotify.com/show/5CXikN3KlymY8ivrz1O5JY?si=4f7aaa5675fb40e7 MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. 2022 Summer Reading Program, June 21 through August 6, https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
34:56
June 29, 2022
Serendipitous Relationships
Serendipitous Relationships
Bob and Anna interview Alyssa Anderson from the Hollowbrook Branch, as well as H. H. Leonards, author of the book, Rosa Parks Beyond the Bus: Life, Lessons, and Leadership, coming out June 19, 2022. Intro and Welcome 2:01 Interview with Alyssa Anderson 12:44 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:39 Interview with H. H. Leonards 31:46 Summary and Closing You can learn more about the O Street Mansion at https://www.omansion.com/ and H. H. Leonards via https://www.omansion.com/h-bio MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. 2022 Summer Reading Program, June 21 through August 6, https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
34:46
June 15, 2022
(In)Direct Pathways — Interview with Hannah Dennison
(In)Direct Pathways — Interview with Hannah Dennison
Bob and Anna interview Jen Crabtree from the Youth Services Team at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch, as well as Hannah Dennison, the author behind the Honeychurch Hall, Island Sisters and Vicky Hill cozy mystery series. Intro and Welcome 1:50 Interview with Jen Crabtree 11:59 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:32 Interview with Hannah Dennison 31:55 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Hannah Dennnison and her books at https://www.hannahdennison.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
35:23
June 01, 2022
Journeys in Journalism — Interview with Jake Uitti
Journeys in Journalism — Interview with Jake Uitti
Bob and Anna interview Kathleen Nash from the Adult Services Team at the Ewing Branch, as well as Jake Uitti, freelance editor/writer and author of the recently released, Muggsy: My Life from a Kid in the Projects to the Godfather of Small Ball. Intro and Welcome 2:04 Interview with Kathleen Nash 12:19 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:18 Interview with Jake Uitti 31:55 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Jake Uitti and his myriad writings at https://www.jakeuitti.com/. Sign the Stigma Free Mercer pledge to help end stigma associated with mental illness and addiction via https://www.mercercounty.org/departments/human-services/division-of-mental-health/stigma-free-mercer/stigmafree-pledge. Read about Stars for First Responders at https://mcl.org/stars-for-first-responders. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
35:29
May 18, 2022
No Jedi Mind Tricks — Interview with Maddie Frost
No Jedi Mind Tricks — Interview with Maddie Frost
Bob and Anna interview Andrew Punk from the Adult Services Team at the Lawrenceville Headquarters Branch, as well as Maddie Frost, an illustrator of too many books to count, as well as a children's author-illustrator. Intro and Welcome 2:10 Interview with Andrew Punk 13:17 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:35 Interview with Maddie Frost 33:14 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Maddie Frost and her work via her website at https://www.maddie-frost.com.  Her YouTube Channel, Let's Draw with Maddie Frost is at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQcO7m7qrUZ3w1Ok_fOlatA. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
38:05
May 04, 2022
The Long and the Short of It 5 — Interview with Jane Pek
The Long and the Short of It 5 — Interview with Jane Pek
Bob and Anna interview Debbie Fotheringham from the Circulation Team at the Robbinsville Branch, as well as Jane Pek, author of short fiction (anthologized in The Best American Short Stories), as well as a debut novelist with The Verifiers (Vintage/Knopf). Intro and Welcome 5:27 Interview with Debbie Fotheringham 15:26 Programs and Services @ MCLS 20:11 Interview with Jane Pek 34:49 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Jane Pek and her work via her website at https://janepek.com/ Pek's short story, "The Nine-Tailed Fox Explains" is available via Witness, and her short story, "Portrait of Two Young Ladies in White and Green Robes (Unidentified Artist, Circa Sixteenth Century" is available via LitHub. Information about MCLS' inaugural A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read is available at https://mcl.org/a-poetry-happening. Check out library staff's spine poetry submissions via MCLS' Instagram account via https://www.instagram.com/mclsnj/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
38:17
April 20, 2022
Rhymes with Burp — Interview with Nancy Krulik
Rhymes with Burp — Interview with Nancy Krulik
Bob and Anna interview Chip McAuley from Adult Services at the Hickory Corner Branch, as well as Nancy Krulik, author of more than 200 books for children and young adults, including three New York Times bestsellers. Intro and Welcome 2:47 Interview with Chip McAuley 13:34 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:52 Interview with Nancy Krulik 33:44 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Nancy Krulik and her work via her website at https://www.realnancykrulik.com/ Information about MCLS' first A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read is available at https://mcl.org/a-poetry-happening. Poems are due to hcprogs@mcl.org by April 19, 2022. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
37:20
April 06, 2022
Walking in Her Shoes — Interview with Kate Moore
Walking in Her Shoes — Interview with Kate Moore
Bob and Anna interview Shanna Caines from Acquisitions and Cataloging at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch, as well as international best selling author, Kate Moore. Intro and Welcome 2:08 Interview with Shanna Caines 10:59 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:14 Interview with Kate Moore 33:33 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Kate Moore and her work via her website at https://www.kate-moore.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
37:21
March 23, 2022
Finding Your Way in Jersey — Interview with Brad Parks
Finding Your Way in Jersey — Interview with Brad Parks
Bob and Anna interview  Cindy Aust from the Circulation Department at the Hightstown Memorial Branch, as well as award winning and international best selling thriller author, Brad Parks. Intro and Welcome 2:22 Interview with Cindy Aust 11:32 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:38 Interview with Brad Parks 36:55 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Brad Parks and his works via his website at https://bradparksbooks.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
40:57
March 09, 2022
About the Ukraine Conflict — Interview with Dr. Barbara Franz
About the Ukraine Conflict — Interview with Dr. Barbara Franz
Bob and Anna interview Dr. Barbara Franz, Professor of Political Science at Rider University, about the Ukraine Conflict. MCLS' information page with resources related to current happenings, historical news, contacts for aiding organizations, as well as information for caregivers and educators can be found at: https://mcl.org/ukraine. PressReader (https://www.pressreader.com/) allows patrons to access magazines and newspapers in over 60 different languages from 120 different countries, all showing up the same day so you get the latest issue right now. MCLS Blog Post, "Ukraine: Information and Resources" (located at https://mercercountylibrary.blogspot.com/2022/02/ukraine-information-and-resources.html) outlines resources available to MCLS patrons. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
24:05
February 28, 2022
Right out of the Gate — Interview with Sarah Penner
Right out of the Gate — Interview with Sarah Penner
Bob and Anna interview West Windsor Branch's Youth Services Librarian, Caitlin Decker, as well as New York Times and international best selling debut author, Sarah Penner. Intro and Welcome 3:18 Interview with Caitlin Decker 11:27 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:07 Interview with Sarah Penner 30:51 Summary and Closing You can learn more about Sarah Penner via her website at: https://www.sarahpenner.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
33:47
February 23, 2022
The Voice Behind the Books — Interview with Robin Miles
The Voice Behind the Books — Interview with Robin Miles
Bob and Anna interview Robin Miles, audiobook director and award winning narrator. Intro and Welcome 3:24 Interview with Robin Miles (Part 1) 18:38 Programs and Services @ MCLS 22:42 Interview with Robin Miles (Part 2) 35:02 Summary and Closing Robin Miles' spotlight article on AudioFile is located at https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/narrators/robin-miles/ A listing of books narrated by Robin Miles can be found on Audible's site: https://www.audible.com/search?searchNarrator=Robin+Miles MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
38:49
February 09, 2022
O Canada! — Interview with Colleen Nelson
O Canada! — Interview with Colleen Nelson
Bob and Anna interview Janine Hoekstra, Head of the Circulation Team at the Hopewell Branch, as well as award winning young adult and children's author, Colleen Nelson. Intro and Welcome 3:14 Interview with Janine Hoekstra 12:52 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:53 Interview with Colleen Nelson 32:54 Summary and Closing Listeners can read more about about Collen Nelson at http://www.colleennelsonauthor.com/. Colleen Nelson's personal Undercover Book Club choices are at http://www.colleennelsonauthor.com/undercover-book-club.html. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at                                                                                               www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. MCLS' Facebook page is located at https://www.facebook.com/mclsnj. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
36:39
January 26, 2022
Building Blocks of Science - Interview with Fiona Davis
Building Blocks of Science - Interview with Fiona Davis
Bob and Anna interview Lauren Mangeney-Slavin, a member of the Youth Services team at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch, as well as New York Times best selling author, Fiona Davis. Intro and Welcome 2:05 Interview with Lauren Mangeney-Slavin 11:06 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:05 Interview with Fiona Davis 30:05 Summary and Closing Listeners can read more about about Fiona Davis at https://www.fionadavisbooks.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at                                                                                               www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Information about MCLS' Winter Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/winter-reading-program Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
32:57
January 12, 2022
It's a Family Affair — Interview with Jessica Lewis
It's a Family Affair — Interview with Jessica Lewis
Bob and Anna interview Queenie Chen, a member of Circulation Team at the West Windsor Branch, as well as up and coming, contemporary fantasy author, Jessica Lewis. Intro and Welcome 3:53 Interview with Queenie Chen 12:44 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:04 Interview with Jessica Lewis 29:04 Summary and Closing Listeners can read more about about Jessica Lewis at https://www.authorjessicalewis.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at                                                                                               www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Information about MCLS' Winter Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/winter-reading-program Bob's Book Picks -- Normal People by Sally Rooney; Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman; 56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard; and The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towels Anna's Short Story Picks -- "The Shawl" by Louise Erdrich; and "The Sun the Moon the Stars" by Junot Diaz. Queenie Chen recommends The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs by Elaine Sciolino Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
32:44
December 29, 2021
Bringing our "A" Game
Bringing our "A" Game
Bob and Anna interview Amelia Rodriguez, a member of MCLS' IT Department, as well as local young adult author, Addie Thorley. Intro and Welcome 3:53 Interview with Amelia Rodriguez 12:46 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:22 Interview with Addie Thorley 28:29 Summary and Closing Listeners can read more about about Addie Thorley at http://www.addiethorley.com/p/hi-im-addie.html MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
32:24
December 15, 2021
Taking the Leap - Interview with Carter Wilson
Taking the Leap - Interview with Carter Wilson
Bob and Anna interview Sharon Stoneback, a member of the Reference Team at the Ewing Branch, as well as psychological thriller author and podcaster, Carter Wilson. Intro and Welcome 2:59 Interview with Sharon Stoneback 14:22 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:58  Interview with Carter Wilson 28:20 Summary and Closing More information about PLEN: Preparing Women to Lead, please see https://plen.org/ Carter Wilson's website is located at: website is located at https://carterwilson.com/. Wilson's podcast, Making It Up, can be seen on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm7JplT5PhU2BfEPK0igQ3g, or the audio can be accessed from you favorite podcast directory. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at                                                                                               www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
31:58
December 01, 2021
It's Never Too Late — Interview with Dr. Denise Lajimodiere
It's Never Too Late — Interview with Dr. Denise Lajimodiere
Bob and Anna interview Cathy Beetel, a member of the Circulation Team at the Robbinsville Branch, as well as poet and author Dr. Denise Lajimodiere. Intro and Welcome 1:55 Interview with Cathy Beetel 11:22 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:13 Interview with Dr. Denise Lajimodiere 32:04 Summary and Closing Dr. Denise Lajimodiere's website is located at https://www.deniselajimodiere.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
35:14
November 17, 2021
Picture This! — Interview with Tammi Sauer
Picture This! — Interview with Tammi Sauer
Bob and Anna interview Jeanne Murray, Branch Manager from the Twin Rivers Branch, as well as award winning picture book author, Tammi Sauer. Intro and Welcome 2:10 Interview with Jeanne Murray 11:00 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:46 Interview with Tammi Sauer 26:19 Summary and Closing Tammi Sauer's website is located at https://www.tammisauer.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Skilsel from Pixabay; music between segments is provided by ZakharValaha from Pixabay.
30:14
November 03, 2021
Kings, Queens, and Terrapins — Interview with Tanya Boteju
Kings, Queens, and Terrapins — Interview with Tanya Boteju
Bob and Anna interview Grace Mandato from the Youth Services at the Hickory Corner Branch, as well as English teacher and Young Adult author, Tanya Boteju. Intro and Welcome 2:18 Interview with Grace Mandato 10:29 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:22 Interview with Tanya Boteju 28:36 Summary and Closing Tanya Boteju's website is located at https://tanyaboteju.com/ MCLS' Blog is located at https://mercercountylibrary.blogspot.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between intro and outro is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay.
32:30
October 20, 2021
Living the Fantasy Life — Interview with Jennifer Estep
Living the Fantasy Life — Interview with Jennifer Estep
Bob and Anna interview Kaneeze Husain from the Circulation Department at the Hightstown Memorial Branch, as well as fantasy and paranormal romance writer, Jennifer Estep. Intro and Welcome 2:32 Interview with Kaneeze Husain 11:38 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:24 Interview with Jennifer Estep 27:25 Summary and Closing Congratulations to our past guest, Hallee Adelman, who is an Executive Producer for the documentary, The Social Dilemma, which recently won two Emmys. The documentary's official website is located at https://www.thesocialdilemma.com/. Jennifer Estep's website is located at https://www.jenniferestep.com/. Kaneeze Husain's YouTube Video, "Eid Story Time with Kaneeze" is located at https://youtu.be/Vd59ThAlRwA. MCLS' YouTube Channel can be found at https://www.youtube.com/c/MercerCountyLibrarySystem Kaneeze Husain's blog post, "A Review of Well Behaved Women", which reviews Saumya Dave's book is located at https://mercercountylibrary.blogspot.com/2020/11/a-review-of-well-behaved-indian-women.html MCLS' Blog is located at https://mercercountylibrary.blogspot.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between intro and outro is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay.
31:06
October 06, 2021
Writers Among Us - Interview with Sarah Warburton
Writers Among Us - Interview with Sarah Warburton
Bob and Anna interview Corina Bardoff, Reference Librarian at the Lawrence Branch, as well as mystery, crime, and thriller writer, Sarah Warburton. Intro and Welcome 2:00 Interview with Corina Bardoff 11:17 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:46 Interview with Sarah Warburton 24:41 Summary and Closing Sarah Warburton's website is located at https://www.sarahwarburtonauthor.com/. Corina Bardoff's recently published short story, "The Quellers of the Flood", can be found on Exacting Clam's website at https://www.exactingclam.com/issues/no-1-summer-2021/the-quellers-of-the-flood/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at                                                                             www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at  and outro is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay. 
28:20
September 22, 2021
Back to School w/ MCLS - Interview with James Preller
Back to School w/ MCLS - Interview with James Preller
Bob and Anna interview Ilene Zutty, Reference Librarian at the Robbinsville Branch, as well as award winning author, James Preller. Intro and Welcome 1:46 Interview with Ilene Zutty 11:08 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:51 Interview with James Preller 28:09 Summary and Closing James Preller's blog and website is located at http://www.jamespreller.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. MCLS' Facebook Book Group is located at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2276798629026097/ Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between intro and outro is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay.
31:31
September 08, 2021
Soup to Nuts w/ a Bit of Wuxia - Interview with Sherry Thomas
Soup to Nuts w/ a Bit of Wuxia - Interview with Sherry Thomas
Bob and Anna interview Dick Cavallo, Chief Financial Officer for the Mercer County Library System, as well as award winning author, Sherry Thomas. Intro and Welcome 1:59 Interview with Dick Cavallo 13:08 Programs and Services @ MCLS 16:20 Interview with Sherry Thomas 27:08 Summary and Closing More information on Sherry Thomas is located at https://www.sherrythomas.com/ General Information about wuxia can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuxia Dick Cavallo's blog post, "Operation Apache Snow: A Personal Recollection" is located at https://mercercountylibrary.blogspot.com/2019/05/operation-apache-snow-personal.html MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Subscribe for MCLS' branches eNewsletters at https://www.libraryaware.com/998/Subscribers/Subscribe?showonlynewsletterlists=true Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between intro and outro is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay.
30:43
August 25, 2021
There's a Story There—Interview with John Feinstein
There's a Story There—Interview with John Feinstein
Bob and Anna interview New York Times bestselling author, sportswriter, and sports commentator, John Feinstein. Intro and Welcome 2:37 Interview with John Feinstein (Part I) 17:08 Programs and Services @ MCLS 19:31 Interview with John Feinstein (Part II) 33:09 Summary and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Information about MCLS' 2021 Summer Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between intro and outro is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay; and music provided for bumpers to programs' segment from WinkingFoxMusic via Pixabay
36:47
August 11, 2021
Science and Spice (and Everything Nice) - Interview with Jeffrey Orens
Science and Spice (and Everything Nice) - Interview with Jeffrey Orens
Bob and Anna interview Megan Septak from the Twin Rivers Branch, as well as debut author, Jeffrey Orens Intro and Welcome 1:45 Interview with Megan Septak 7:26 Programs and Services @ MCLS 11:36 Interview with Jeffrey Orens 27:47 Summary and Closing A simple geocaching explanation is located at https://www.geocaching.com/blog/2018/03/what-is-geocaching/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at             www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Information about MCLS' 2021 Summer Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program. An image of "the most intelligent picture" ever taken can be found at https://www.reddit.com/r/ColorizedHistory/comments/871yxp/the_most_intelligent_picture_ever_taken/ Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
31:43
July 28, 2021
For the Love of the Library - Interview with Ame Dyckman
For the Love of the Library - Interview with Ame Dyckman
Bob and Anna interview Lisa Kerr from West Windsor Branch's Youth Services Department, as well as New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, Ame Dyckman. Intro and Welcome 1:50 Interview with Lisa Kerr 10:09 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:52 Interview with Ame Dyckman 28:30 Summary and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. More information about Ame Dyckman and her books can be found at http://www.amedyckman.com/. Information about MCLS' 2021 Summer Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay.
31:26
July 14, 2021
How Does Your Garden Grow? - Interview with Amy Stewart
How Does Your Garden Grow? - Interview with Amy Stewart
Bob and Anna interview Mary Astarita, from Hickory Corner Branch's Reference Department, as well as New York Times best selling author, Amy Stewart. Intro and Welcome 1:35 Interview with Mary Astarita 10:17 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:24 Interview with Amy Stewart 26:08 Summary and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at             www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. More information about Amy Stewart and her books can be found at https://www.amystewart.com/. Information about MCLS' 2021 Summer Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
31:07
June 30, 2021
Where the Path Leads You - Interview with Darci Hannah
Where the Path Leads You - Interview with Darci Hannah
Bob and Anna interview Leena Iyengar, from Hightstown Memorial Branch's Circulation Department, as well as cozy mystery author, Darci Hannah. Intro and Welcome 1:42 Interview with Leena Iyengard 11:14 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:28 Interview with Darci Hannah 28:47 Summary and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. More information about Darci Hannah and her books can be found at https://www.darcihannah.com/. Information about MCLS' 2021 Summer Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
31:45
June 16, 2021
Diamonds and Unicorns - Interview with Jessika Von Innerebner
Diamonds and Unicorns - Interview with Jessika Von Innerebner
Bob and Anna interview Susan Seidenberg, Youth Services Librarian at the Ewing Branch, as well as children's author and illustrator, Jessika Von Innerebner. Intro and Welcome 2:02 Interview with Susan Seidenberg 10:22 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:19 Interview with Jessika Von Innerebner 26:08 Summary and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. More information about Jessika Von Innerebner and her books can be found at http://www.jessvoni.com/. Information about MCLS' 2021 Summer Reading Program can be found at https://mcl.org/events/summer-reading-program. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
29:43
June 02, 2021
What's Cooking in the Library - Interview with Deanna Cook
What's Cooking in the Library - Interview with Deanna Cook
Bob and Anna interview Donna Wolfe, Reference Librarian at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch, as well as children's cook book author, Deanna Cook. Intro and Welcome 1:40 Interview with Donna Wolfe 13:10 Programs and Services @ MCLS 17:16 Interview with Deanna Cook 29:51 Wrap-up and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. More information about Deanna Cook and her books can be found at http://www.deannafcook.com/ Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
33:13
May 19, 2021
Acquisitions Mystery: Solved! - Interview with Elsa Hart
Acquisitions Mystery: Solved! - Interview with Elsa Hart
Bob and Anna interview Larry McNamara, Supervising Librarian for Mercer County Library System, and mystery writer, Elsa Hart. Intro and Welcome 1:39 Interview with Larry McNamara 11:26 Programs and Services @ MCLS 13:49 Interview with Elsa Hart 26:38 Wrap-up and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. More information about Elsa Hart and her work can be found at http://www.elsahart.com/. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
30:12
May 05, 2021
Poetry and Pokemon – Interview with Jodie Hollander
Poetry and Pokemon – Interview with Jodie Hollander
Bob and Anna interview Briana Cahill, Youth Services Librarian at the Hopewell Branch, as well as poet, Jodie Hollander. Intro and Welcome 1:33 Interview with Briana Cahill 9:20 Programs and Services @ MCLS 14:14 Interview with Jodie Hollander 27:45 Wrap-up and Closing MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Information regarding 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten at MCLS can be found at at https://mcl.org/kids/1000-books-before-kindergarten Nighthawk's Wing by Charles Fergus is available with your MCLS' library card on hoopla at https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13795287. More information about Jodie Hollander and her poetry can be found at https://www.jodiehollander.com/. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
31:15
April 21, 2021
High Energy Edition – Interview with Hallee Adelman
High Energy Edition – Interview with Hallee Adelman
Bob and Anna interview Andrea Cozzitorto, Youth Services Librarian at the Hickory Corner Branch, as well as children's author and film producer, Hallee Adelman. Intro and Welcome 1:19 Interview with Andrea Cozzitorto 11:50 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:23 Interview with Hallee Adelman 29:31 Wrap-up and Closing More information about Hallee Adelman and her career activity can be found at https://halleeadelman.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
32:18
April 07, 2021
Creativity Unleashed – Interview with Blake Crouch
Creativity Unleashed – Interview with Blake Crouch
Bob and Anna interview Meg Baker, Reference Librarian at the West Windsor Branch, as well as bestselling novelist and screenwriter.Blake Crouch. Intro and Welcome 1:37 Interview with Meg Baker 11:04 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:32 Interview with Blake Crouch 23:34 Wrap-up and Closing More information about Blake Crouch and his career activity can be found at http://blakecrouch.com/. MCLS' Calendar of Events is located at             www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Information and app store links for the new MyMCLSNJ app is located at https://mcl.org/download-our-new-app. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
28:22
March 24, 2021
This Women's Work – Interview with Jenni L. Walsh
This Women's Work – Interview with Jenni L. Walsh
Bob and Anna interview Michelle Cromwell, Youth Services Librarian at the Robbinsville Branch, as well as Jenni L. Walsh, author of adult fiction books such as, Becoming Bonnie, A Betting Woman (June 1), and her most recent Juvenile Fiction book, I Am Defiance. Intro and Welcome 1:36 Interview with Michelle Cromwell 11:09 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:42 Interview with Jenni L. Walsh 26:35 Wrap-up and Closing More information about Jenni L. Walsh and her books can be found at https://www.jennilwalsh.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm. Information and app store links for the new MyMCLSNJ app is located at https://mcl.org/download-our-new-app. Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
29:53
March 10, 2021
Taking the Mystery out of Library Databases – Interview with Eve Calder
Taking the Mystery out of Library Databases – Interview with Eve Calder
Bob and Anna interview Andrea Merrick, Branch Manager at the Hopewell Branch and Member of the MCLS Database Committee, as well as, Eve Calder, author of the series, Cookie House Mysteries. Intro and Welcome 1:30 Interview with Andrea Merrick 10:28 Programs and Services @ MCLS 15:02 Interview with Eve Calder 25:34 Wrap-up and Closing More information about Eve Calder and her series can be found at https://cookiehousemysteries.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm You can access PressReader with your MCLS library card at https://www.pressreader.com/ Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
30:59
February 24, 2021
Doing What You Love – Interview with Tracey Livesay
Doing What You Love – Interview with Tracey Livesay
Bob and Anna interview Jamie Clay, Youth Services Librarian at the Twin Rivers Branch, as well as award-winning contemporary romance author, Tracey Livesay, the creator of series such as Girls Trip and Shades of Love. Intro and Welcome 1:54 Interview with Jamie Clay 8:22 Programs and Services @ MCLS 12:42 Interview with Tracey Livesay 27:40 Wrap-up and Closing More information about Tracey Livesay and her books can be found at https://www.traceylivesay.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm MCLS' YouTube Channel is located at https://www.youtube.com/c/MercerCountyLibrarySystem Saturday Night at the Movies features selected films from hoopla -- https://www.hoopladigital.com/ Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments is the episode is provided by JuliusH from Pixabay
31:01
February 10, 2021
Shh! Careers in Books are Second to None – Interview with Dan Gutman
Shh! Careers in Books are Second to None – Interview with Dan Gutman
Bob and Anna interview Lisa Shrager, Reference Librarian at the Ewing Branch, and Dan Gutman, author of New York Times bestsellers, such as his Genius Files series, as well as author of the Baseball Card Adventure series and My Weird School series. Intro and Welcome 1:44 Interview with Lisa Shrager 10:36 Programs and Services @ MCLS 13:47 Interview with Dan Gutman 24:16 Wrap-up and Closing Cushine, L. (1990). Shh! There are great jobs in the library. Cosmopolitan, 209(1), 86. More information about Dan Gutman and his books can be found at https://dangutman.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm MCLS' YouTube Channel is located at https://www.youtube.com/c/MercerCountyLibrarySystem Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments by JuliusH from Pixabay
27:48
January 27, 2021
If You Give a Librarian a Personality Test – Interview with Laura Numeroff
If You Give a Librarian a Personality Test – Interview with Laura Numeroff
Bob and Anna interview Christine Crawford, Branch Manger at the Hollowbrook Branch, and Laura Numeroff, author of New York Times bestsellers, such as If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and What Mommies Do Best/What Daddies Do Best. More information about Laura Numeroff and her books can be found at https://lauranumeroff.com/. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at  www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm Job seeker resources including resume review and interview help can be found at https://www.mcl.org/job-seeker-resources Introduction and closing music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music; Music between segments by JuliusH from Pixabay
28:45
January 13, 2021
Around the World – Interview with Lisa See
Around the World – Interview with Lisa See
Bob and Anna interview Liz Hughes, Youth Services Librarian at the Hightstown Branch, and Lisa See, author of New York Times bestsellers, such as Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, The Tea Girl of Humming Bird Lane, and most recently, The Sea Island Women. An archive of bilingual storytimes and crafts are located on MCLS' YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB9yQ_aN-V2acsx3St5H3KvPGP1PsSwx4 More information about Lisa See and her books can be found at https://www.lisasee.com. MCLS' Events Calendar is located at   www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm MCLS' YouTube Channel is located at https://www.youtube.com/c/MercerCountyLibrarySystem Music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music
31:38
December 30, 2020
Finding Your Niche – Interview with Jo Treggiari
Finding Your Niche – Interview with Jo Treggiari
Bob and Anna interview Jamie Anderson from MCLS' Interlibrary Loan Department, and Jo Treggiari, author of Young Adult titles, such as Ashes, Ashes and more recently, The Grey Sisters. Additional information about MCLS' Interlibrary Library Loan sevices can be found at https://www.mcl.org/interlibrary-loans More information about Jo Treggari and her books can be found at http://jotreggiari.com/ MCLS' Events Calendar is located at www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm MCLS' YouTube Channel is located at https://www.youtube.com/c/MercerCountyLibrarySystem Music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music
31:38
December 16, 2020
Trying Something New – Interview with Theanne Griffith
Trying Something New – Interview with Theanne Griffith
Anna and Bob interview Ann Kerr, Reference Librarian from the Lawrence Headquarters Branch, and Theanne Griffith, author of the Magnificent Makers series. A calendar of upcoming children, teen, and adult programs at MCLS can be found at: www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm MCLS' YouTube Channel is located at https://www.youtube.com/c/MercerCountyLibrarySystem Music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music
27:47
December 02, 2020
Failure Is an Option – Interview with Luke Reynolds
Failure Is an Option – Interview with Luke Reynolds
More information about MCLS' computer classes can be found at https://www.mcl.org/computer-classes A calendar of upcoming children, teen, and adult programs at MCLS can be found at: www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm Music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music
27:40
November 18, 2020
Welcome to Behind the Books – with Molly Macrae
Welcome to Behind the Books – with Molly Macrae
The first episode features an interview with Molly MacRae, author of the  Highland Book Shop mystery series and the Haunted Yarn Shop mystery  series, as well as Dana Benner, MCLS' Social Media and Marketing  Librarian. More information about our hybrid library services can be found at: https://www.mcl.org/hybrid-opening-details Use https://www.picktime.com/mclsnj/ to book your appointment for a curbside pick-up. MCLS' Social media accounts: Blogger: https://mercercountylibrary.blogspot.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mclsnj/ Goodreads: https://www.facebook.com/mclsnj/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mclsnj/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/mclsnj/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mclsnj YouTube: https://twitter.com/mclsnj A calendar of upcoming programs at MCLS can be found at: www.eventkeeper.com/mars/xpages/M/MCL/EKP.cfm Music provided by Joseph McDade via https://josephmcdade.com/music
21:60
November 05, 2020