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Brooklyn has so many stories to tell, and a lot of them start at the library. Every other week, “Borrowed” brings you stories that start here and take you somewhere new. We're talking to people starting businesses, finding their roots, playing Dungeons & Dragons, creating community—and of course, borrowing books! Brought to you by Brooklyn Public Library.
 
BKLYN Youth Audio is a sampling of the best sound created by our young patrons at Brooklyn Public Library. Listen to interviews and first-person stories on KNRC Youth Radio from Canarsie Library, BrownsvillExcerpts from Brownsville Library, and Poetry in E Flat from East Flatbush Library. And, keep checking this feed! The library is always making stories for your ears. We’ll post new shows and episodes as they come out.
 
Brooklyn Public Philosophers is a forum for philosophers in the greater Brooklyn area to discuss their work with a general audience, hosted by the Brooklyn Public Library. Its goal is to raise awareness of the best work on philosophical questions of interest to Brooklynites, and to provide a civil space where Brooklynites can reason together about the philosophical questions that matter to them. And now we have a podcast! With The Owl, we're hoping to give people a way of staying connected e ...
 
OUR STREETS, OUR STORIES is a project of the Brooklyn Public Library's Department of Outreach Services that seeks to explore the Brooklyn that is and was, from the words of the community that lives here. Our hope is to create neighborhood-specific history archives based around interviews with Brooklyn residents. We seek to not only witness the change taking place all around us, but also to record and preserve the history of our neighborhoods before that history is forgotten. *Nominee, 2016 & ...
 
The Review Panel is a regular discussion forum founded and moderated by David Cohen, publisher and editor of the online magazine artcritical.com. Each time Cohen is joined by three guests, who include leading American critics, as they debate the merits of current shows of contemporary art before a live audience. This program has been hosted by Brooklyn Public Library/BPL Presents since 2016. It was hosted by the National Academy Museum from 2004-2016 while Review Panel Philadelphia was hoste ...
 
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From defunct recording technology to vinyl’s comeback, we've been through a lot of media changes over the last 125 years. And we're still not done changing! We talk about audio's next great frontier with the world's first two podcast librarians. Read the transcript and check out our listening list here: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/podcasts/library…
 
Listen in as Lorne Carroll, Public Health Nurse III from Alaska and current President of the Alaska Public Health Association (ALPHA), and Shirley Orr, President of SOCO consulting and Executive Director of the Association of Public Health Nurses as they chronicle the history of public health nursing and the power of perseverance in public health n…
 
Libraries weren't always located in their own stately buildings. Many of our branches used to operate out of pharmacies, laundry rooms, storefronts, and more! In celebration of our first new branch in nearly forty years—Adams Street Library, located in a former factory in DUMBO—we're bringing you stories of new libraries in old places. Read our tra…
 
The story of Canarsie in reverse, from the racial unrest in the 1990s, to the anti-integration school boycotts in the 1960s, the community of Canarsie's Black residents in the 19th century, all the way back to Brooklyn's first residents, the Native Lenape people, who gave the neighborhood its name. Read our transcript and check out our book list he…
 
In the early 1900s, if you walked around Sunset Park, you might have heard Finnish being spoken on the streets. That's because the neighborhood was home to the largest concentration of Finns in New York City, and though most have since gone from Brooklyn, they left behind their co-operative spirit. The Finns built the first non-profit co-operative …
 
Brooklyn is constantly changing. This episode takes a look at the changes on just one street in one neighborhood: Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park, which many call Brooklyn's Chinatown. In the early 1990s, BPL and the Museum of Chinese in America collected oral histories about Sunset Park. We dive back into that archive, with help from Professor Tarry …
 
At the start of World War II, 200 women were employed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. That number ballooned to 7,000 at the height of the war, but afterward—women workers were gone as rapidly as they appeared. We tell the story of this unique moment in history, using oral histories from women who worked at the yard during the war, and an interview with …
 
In the middle of the 20th century, a ten square block area in North Gowanus was home to the largest Mohawk settlement outside of Canada. We hear about the Mohawk women who built that community while their husbands and fathers were building skyscrapers. And, we go back hundreds of years in Gowanus and tell the story of the original inhabitants of Br…
 
We're launching a mini-series about four neighborhoods that made Brooklyn the vibrant, diverse borough it is today! “Building Brooklyn” will take you to Gowanus, the Navy Yard, Sunset Park, and Canarsie to discover some of Brooklyn’s most unique and over-looked stories. Episode transcript: https://www.bklynlibrary.org/podcasts/building-brooklyn-com…
 
It’s the start of summer, which means block parties, beach trips, and also, big primary elections here in New York City. This will be the city's first election cycle where voters will get to cast their votes for up to five candidates for each position. It’s called ranked choice voting. Read our transcript and check out our book list here: https://w…
 
Listen in as professionals from the field discuss current initiatives in Iowa with Mary Murphy, Perry Public Library, Todd Simonson, Cedar Rapids Public Library, Abby Less & Angie Doyle-Scar, Iowa Department of Public Health. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript and an evaluation. This project is supported by the National Li…
 
In today's episode, Trish Hull talks with Noah Lenstra about how libraries are working to shape health in their communities. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript and an evaluation. This project is supported by the National Library Of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UG4LM012346. The content is…
 
In today's episode, Trish Hull talks with Jill Kruger, J.D. about the public health impacts of eliminating fines and fees from public libraries. Mentioned in this episode: Eliminating Library Late Fees and Overdue Fines to Increase Health Equity Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript and an evaluation. This project is supporte…
 
In today's episode, Trish Hull talks with Eva Raison about exciting public health work at Brooklyn Public Library. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript and an evaluation. This project is supported by the National Library Of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UG4LM012346. The content is solely th…
 
In today's episode, we talk with Rima Afifi, Brandi Janssen, Hans Lehmler, Edith Parker, and Diane Rohlman from the University of Iowa College of Public Health about the themes throughout the previous nine episodes. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript and an evaluation. This series is produced in partnerships with the Iowa …
 
In today's episode, we talk with Becky Vonnahme, Tammy McKeever, and Sharon Miller about their experiences working in and with local public health departments. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript and an evaluation. This series is produced in partnerships with the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa Center for Agric…
 
In today's episode, we talk with Nicole Crain and John Grimes about employment in rural areas. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. This series is produced in partnerships with the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, the Healthier Workforce Center of the…
 
In today's episode, we hear from Dr. Jessica Williams, Rachel Goss and Jim Atty about providing healthcare services in rural communities. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. This series is produced in partnerships with the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and He…
 
In today's episode, we hear from Angie Tagtow, Lisa Crow, Mary Swander, Meg Merckens and Tom Johnson about the value of arts, theater, and cultural identities in rural communities. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. Resources: Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion Leopold Center for Sustainable Agri…
 
In today's episode, we hear from Art Cullen, David Osterberg, Davic Cwiertny, and Brian Hanft about environmental health. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. Resources: Iowa Policy Project Center for Health Effects of Environmental Contamination Iowa's Grants to Counties program Environmental Health Spec…
 
In today's episode, we hear from Mary Swander, Jason Grimm, Shelley Buffalo and Greg Padget about food, food systems, and what food means for culture, identity, and communities. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. This series is produced in partnerships with the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Io…
 
In today's episode, we hear from Emily Wornell and Bill Menner about what makes rural communities successful. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. In this episode, Emily mentions this article: Metropolitan Reclassification and the Urbanization of Rural America. This series is produced in partnerships with…
 
In today's episode, we hear from Heather Lujano, Mary Swander, and Art Cullen about life in rural Iowa. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. This series is produced in partnerships with the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, the Healthier Workforce Cent…
 
In today's episode, we hear from Himar Hernandez and Kristy Nabhan-Warren about life in rural Iowa. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an evaluation. This series is produced in partnerships with the Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, the Healthier Workforce Center o…
 
In today's episode, Deborah Thompson talks with Linda Rallo of Aligned; Rev. Dr. Mary Robinson, chair fo the Black Hawk County (Iowa) Health Department; and Dr. Nafissa Cisse-Egbuonye, director of the Black Hawk County (Iowa) Health Department about the importance of building strong relationships. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a t…
 
In today's episode, Deborah Thompson talks with Matt Wyant of Pottawattamie County Public Health (Iowa), Iowa State Senator Amanda Ragan, and Dennis Kriesel from the Kansas Association of Local Health Departments about the need for increased funding for local public health and how to get it. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcr…
 
In today's episode, Deborah Thompson talks with Wichita City Councilwoman Becky Tuttle and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network's Cathy Callaway about staying motivated in long advocacy fights and the important of celebrating victories, no matter how big or small. Visit our podcast webpage for more information, a transcript, and an eva…
 
In today's episode, Deborah Thompson talks with Jaci Reynolds of #HealthierMO, Iowa Senator Joe Bolkcom, and Chris Estle from Jefferson County (Iowa) Public Health about why advocacy is essential in public health, what holds us back, and how to overcome those barriers. PHRASES is a great resource mentioned in this episode. Visit our podcast webpage…
 
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