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Read. Return. Repeat. : A ReadICT Podcast

Read. Return. Repeat. : A ReadICT Podcast

By Wichita Public Library
Are you participating in the ReadICT reading challenge and interested in engaging in a deeper conversation? Join host Sara McNeil, Adult Programming Librarian at the Wichita Public Library, as she examines selected categories for ReadICT on a mostly monthly basis. Each episode will take a closer look at a particular category, featuring interviews from subject specialists and book recommendations. Listeners will explore categories as they relate to culture, education, accessibility, and history.
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Episode 5: Free to Read What I Want

Read. Return. Repeat. : A ReadICT Podcast

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Episode 7: Doctor by Day, Illustrator by Night
Local cartoonist, comic strip artist, writer, and orthodontist Grant Snider joins Sara to talk about art, inspiring illustrators, what it is like to get a book published, and more. For a list of books mentioned in this episode, visit https://catalog.wichitalibrary.org/rs/82374.
42:07
September 3, 2021
Episode 6: Literature from the Heartland
Eric Norris, State Librarian for Kansas, joins Sara to talk about the Kansas Notable Books project, the State Library of Kansas, and library services offered to all Kansans. For a list of books mentioned in this episode, visit https://catalog.wichitalibrary.org/rs/81828.
01:01:00
August 6, 2021
Episode 5: Free to Read What I Want
Deborah Caldwell-Stone from the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom joins Sara to talk about challenged and banned books, intellectual freedom, Banned Books Week, and more. For a list of books mentioned in this episode, visit https://catalog.wichitalibrary.org/rs/81117.
01:06:13
July 2, 2021
Episode 4: The Peerless Princess of the Plains
Jami Frazier Tracy, curator of collections at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, joins Sara to talk about Wichita history, the museum and the building that houses it, local history books, and more. For a list of books mentioned in this episode, visit https://catalog.wichitalibrary.org/rs/80480.
53:30
June 4, 2021
Episode 3: Birds of a Feather
Todd Volkmann, exhibit caretaker at the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit, joins Sara to discuss books about animals, some of the history of and animals at the Kansas Wildlife Exhibit, and more. For a list of books mentioned in this episode, visit https://catalog.wichitalibrary.org/rs/79933.
01:01:54
May 5, 2021
Episode 2: Own Voices
Prisca Barnes, author and CEO of Storytime Village, joins Sara to discuss the love of reading, representation in literature, the 1958 Dockum sit-in, and more. For a list of books mentioned in this episode, visit https://catalog.wichitalibrary.org/rs/79048.
54:11
March 31, 2021
Episode 1: What's in a Name?
Suzanne Perez, Opinion Editor at the Wichita Eagle, joins Adult Programming Librarian Sara McNeil to discuss the origins of the ReadICT reading challenge, give book recommendations, and explore the world of books and libraries in this inaugural Wichita Public Library podcast episode. For a list of books mentioned in this episode, visit https://catalog.wichitalibrary.org/rs/78552.
01:07:24
March 4, 2021