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Vespasian Warner Public Library Podcast

Vespasian Warner Public Library Podcast

By Bobbi Perryman
Tune in to learn about library topics, DeWitt County history, and new books and movies available at your library.
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The Weinberg Library of Comparative Religion
Learn a little more about the Weinberg Collection and the man who donated the books, Dr. Harold Weinberg.
05:19
May 13, 2022
The Clinton Floods of 1961 and 1968
Two unlikely 14 inch rainfalls caused massive flooding in Clinton almost exactly seven years apart. Listen to learn a little more about what happened during those floods.
11:25
April 15, 2022
Read or Seen Anything Good Lately Recommendations
Read or seen anything good lately? Well, the staff of the Vespasian Warner Library have. Here are a few recommendations that the staff have read or watched within the last year as they discovered -or rediscovered- some great reads and watches.
29:24
March 18, 2022
Book Discussion Groups
Learn about the book discussion groups hosted by the Vespasian Warner Public Library District.
04:28
February 18, 2022
The Library Fairies
Libraries are magical places, but the Vespasian Warner library is truly enchanted. Learn a little bit about our library fairies.
05:36
January 21, 2022
The Wapella Tornado of 1968
On May 15, 1968, a tornado devastated the town of Wapella, heavily damaged Waynesville, and caused some destruction in Farmer City. Listen to learn a little more about that terrifying spring evening.
14:38
December 17, 2021
The 1893 Courthouse
In this episode, learn a little bit about the history of DeWitt County's third courthouse, which stood in the center of the Square for nearly 100 years.
19:58
November 16, 2021
Recommendations: Things That Go Bump in the Night
You don't have to wait until Halloween to enjoy something spooky, scary, creepy, or gory. Check out these screams that the staff recommend.
31:54
October 07, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Circulation Clerk Rachel Deavers
Listen as Circulation Clerk Rachel Deavers discusses the work she does at the Vespasian Warner Library.
07:27
September 17, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Part-time Evening Clerks
In this episode, the responsibilities of the part-time evening clerks of the Vespasian Warner Library are detailed.
10:15
September 17, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Youth Services Assistant Melissa Snow
Listen as Youth Services Assistant Melissa Snow discusses a few of her duties for the Vespasian Warner Library.
04:39
September 11, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Circulation Clerk Wendy West
Listen as Circulation Clerk Wendy West describes her typical week at the Vespasian Warner Library.
06:18
September 11, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Assistant Business Manager Logan Janicki
Listen as Assistant Business Manager Logan Janicki explains how his work impacts the Vespasian Warner Library.
07:27
September 11, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Maintenance Supervisor Lucas Snow
Listen as Maintenance Supervisor Lucas Snow explains everything he does to keep the Vespasian Warner Library in shape.
05:49
September 03, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Program Coordinator Marie Maltby
Listen as Program Coordinator Marie Maltby explains what it takes to make a great program as well as her other responsibilities at the Vespasian Warner Library.
09:36
September 03, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Circulation Supervisor Aric Monkman
Listen as Circulation Supervisor Aric Monkman outlines his duties for the Vespasian Warner Library.
05:47
September 03, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Youth Services Manager Corey Campbell
Listen as Youth Services Manager Corey Campbell describes his work for the Vespasian Warner Library.
09:49
August 27, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Business Manager Samantha Rusk
Business Manager Samantha Rusk details the duties she performs for the Vespasian Warner Library.
07:12
August 27, 2021
Staff Interviews -- Executive Director Bobbi Perryman
Executive Director Bobbie Perryman gives you a little insight into her duties at the Vespasian Warner Library.
05:12
August 27, 2021
The Library of Things
Get to know all about the Library of Things and the unique items you can check out at the library.
06:15
July 22, 2021
Recommendations: The Must List Part 2
A list of movie, TV, music, and video game recommendations that the staff of the Vespasian Warner Public Library District feel are absolute musts. For book recommendations, please listen to part one of the Must List.
17:12
May 29, 2021
Recommendations: The Must List Part 1
Book recommendations that the staff of the Vespasian Warner Library District are absolute musts. For movie, TV, music, and video game recommendations, please listen to part two of the Must List.
19:05
May 29, 2021
The Courthouse Murder
In 1855, Isaac Wyant shot Anson Rusk dead in the DeWitt County courthouse. The ensuing trial featured several prominent men, an innovative defense, and a surprising verdict.
22:36
March 11, 2021
The Covid-19 Response
Learn what the staff of the Vespasian Warner Library did during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic to continue to serve their patrons and community.
09:52
January 22, 2021
Mrs. Caroline Fosnaugh Doll Collection
Learn more about the doll collection on display at the Vespasian Warner Library.
06:07
January 05, 2021
The Archive
Find out about some of the items and collections in The Vespasian Warner Public Library District's archive.
09:42
October 14, 2020
Recommendations: Things You Didn't Learn in School
The library staff have a few recommendations for exploring subjects that you weren't taught about in school.
06:31
August 12, 2020
The Seed Library
Everything you need to know about the Vespasian Warner Public Library District's seed library.
07:01
June 26, 2020
The Patsy Devine Story
This is the story of Patsy Devine, the only man known to be publicly executed in Clinton, IL.
13:16
May 11, 2020
The Vespasian Warner Public Library District Podcast
Get to know a little bit about what to expect from the podcast.
00:39
May 11, 2020