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EconTalk: Conversations for the Curious is an award-winning weekly podcast hosted by Russ Roberts of Shalem College in Jerusalem. The eclectic guest list includes authors, doctors, psychologists, historians, philosophers, economists, and more. Learn how the health care system really works, the serenity that comes from humility, the challenge of interpreting data, how potato chips are made, what it's like to run an upscale Manhattan restaurant, what caused the 2008 financial crisis, the natur ...
 
The Wicked Library is a Parsec Award winning show featuring horror fiction stories from upcoming, new, independent and bestselling authors. Our Tales of terror are read by Host / Producer, Daniel Foytik and other popular voice actors and feature custom music to bring the stories to life. Each episode features the work of some of the best voices in independent horror fiction. Authors of all types have contributed stories, like Jessica McHugh, KB Goddard, C. Bryan Brown, Stephanie Wytovich, an ...
 
A podcast focused on creating engaging and accessible political education for today's Left. We read all those theory and politics books and teach them to you, the listener, so you don't have to. Then you take what you learn and put it into practice. You can find Red Library's sister project at https://capillariesblog.wordpress.com which focused on political theory and analysis. Come check it out!
 
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The Desk Set

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The Desk Set

King County Library System

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A bookish podcast for reading broadly. Librarians interview authors, share reading suggestions and explore literary topics through lively conversations. Each episode is based on reading challenge categories, which encourage listeners to expand their reading horizons. You can find show notes, including a list of books discussed in each episode and transcripts at kcls.org/deskset.
 
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Overdue Finds

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Overdue Finds

Edmonton Public Library

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Welcome to Overdue Finds, an Edmonton Public Library podcast. Bryce Crittenden and Caroline Land will be hosting conversations about movies, music, books, pretty much any sort of popular culture and media you can think of and likely some you’ve never thought of. We’re hoping you’ll learn more about what you can find at the library.
 
Home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare materials. Advancing knowledge and the arts. Discover it all at www.folger.edu. Shakespeare turns up in the most interesting places—not just literature and the stage, but science and social history as well. Our "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us.
 
Welcome to Strange Country, a podcast devoted to bizarre, surreal and extraordinary stories that make America the weird place it is. Co-hosts Kelly and Beth are former newspaper reporters turned school librarians who have always had a soft spot for a good story--the stranger the better. Discover the first woman to survive a barrel ride over Niagara Falls and the man who invented “complex marriage” in one of the most successful utopian experiments. Things get weird pretty quickly around here.
 
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Borrowed

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Borrowed

Brooklyn Public Library

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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.
 
In 'Presenting Alfred Hitchcock Presents,' Al Sjoerdsma is dedicated to examining each episode of the original 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents' television series, show by show in chronological order, in depth and with an eye to the popular culture of the 1950s and 1960s.
 
Personal freedom, political liberty, and free speech - defended by force of arms, if necessary. Welcome to "The Resistance Library" from Ammo.com, where we believe that arming our fellow Americans – both physically and philosophically – helps them fulfill our Founding Fathers' intent with the Second Amendment: To serve as a check on state power.
 
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Reading Glasses

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Reading Glasses

Brea Grant and Mallory O'Meara, Mallory O'Meara, Brea Grant

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Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better! Listeners will learn how to vanquish their To-Be-Read piles, get pointers on organizing their bookshelves and hear reviews on the newest reading gadgets. Brea and Mallory also offer advice on bookish problems. How do you climb out of a reading slump? How do you support authors while still getting books on the cheap? Where do you hide the ...
 
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In conversation with Andrew Ervin A ''genuine artist ... who can render the intricate dazzle of it all and at the same time plumb its philosophical implications'' (Esquire), Richard Powers won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Overstory, a tale of activism, the natural world, and people's connection to trees. His other novels include The …
 
In this episode of Tales from The Leeds Library we talk to Louisa Yates, Director of Collections and Research at Gladstone’s Library and visiting Lecturer at the University of Chester. We talk about the collection and her work at Gladstone’s Library, the importance of preserving independent libraries and their future – particularly how digital tech…
 
Hispanics are becoming an increasingly large segment of the U.S. population, and for an enterprising lawyer, serving the legal needs of Spanish-speaking clients seems like a solid business development goal. But running your existing marketing materials through Google Translate and slapping "Se habla español" on your website is not enough, says Liel…
 
Today we boldly go where a handful have gone before!Embrace your inner-Trekkie a face a quadrant of questions on every series of Star Trek, and the ever-present General Knowledge!Is there coffee in that nebula? Is she giving it all she's got, sir?! Join us and find out if you're a Q or Tribble.A three round, fully produced, quiz! [Created and Produ…
 
Some exciting news to spice up this Literary Lounge Lockdown episode - the 2021 Booker Prize shortlist has just been announced. Alison and Ineka discuss the list and recommend some read-alike titles you could crack into while you wait to get hold of the reading world’s latest hot-ticket items.By Auckland Libraries
 
In our Tales and Travels series, we visit a new country each week and discuss one folktale and a little about the origins and culture that surrounds it. This week we are off to Spain, where we will hear the tale of Perez the Mouse. Enjoy the story alone, or check out our companion materials. We have a read-along booklet of the folktale and an activ…
 
On this episode of the Resistance Library Podcast, Sam and Dave discuss Constitution Day. Constitution Day is a dual observance: It celebrates both the day that the United States Constitution was adopted, as well as honors naturalized citizens of our country. Prior to 2004, the day was known as Citizenship Day. Its name was changed due to an amendm…
 
When Jesus healed blind Bartimaeus, it was just as much a lesson on discipleship as it was on compassion. None of the disciples had demonstrated the faith, insight and discipleship of this man. He became a model disciple. Mark 10:46-52 is an account about "The Sighted Blind Man Who Followed Jesus". Come worship with us this coming Lord's Day at GBC…
 
DUNE is a 1965 novel by American author Frank Herbert. A science fiction epic of scale and depth, enduring in its place amongst the most famous and remembered sci-fi novels of all time, Dune needs no introduction. The Apartment Library is a book club podcast created and nurtured by our unwavering love for literature. Join your hosts, the Nameless C…
 
Why the FUP would you dump dry ice into a hurricane, Brian? In this episode, we wrap up our four-part discussion of conspiracy thinking, with a discussion of weather-control. Behind the Bastards: Ivermectin Pt 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXgCnA5l658Serious Inquiries Only: A Veterinarian Answers our Ivermectin Questions https://seriouspod.com/…
 
Welcome back to The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Carolyn A. Drake and told by Graham Rowat. Story Summary: In this dark tale, we experience the fear and terror of a local community fighting for survival against skinwalkers. Over the years, one man becomes the go to expert in dispatching the evil …
 
Get Ad Free Episodes Get these episodes ad free! Support the show on Patreon for as little as $3 / month. Welcome back to The Darkness in Between, our interseasonal entertainment, with a dark tale written by Carolyn A. Drake and told by Graham Rowat. Story Summary: In this dark tale, we experience the fear...…
 
Lauren Groff's new novel, Matrix, her first since Fates and Furies, is a defiant and timely exploration of the raw power of female creativity in a corrupted world. Lauren Groff is a two-time National Book Award finalist and The New York Times–bestselling author of three novels, The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and Fates and Furies. https://laure…
 
RAILS Executive Director Deirdre Brennan talks with Heather Perhach (CUSD #5 in Streator), Andrea Perrin (CCSD #50 in Gurnee), and Emily Porter (CCSD #299 in Chicago), who have all received My Library Is… grants for their school libraries. Each is working on projects that focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion. https://www.railslibraries.info/se…
 
Author Lisa Fipps talks to Jill about being fat, inspired by her book Starfish. Contact Us: connections@hamnerlibrary.org Featured Resource: Rosetta Stone Other Resources: The Dr. John Berardi Show: Diet Debates and Purple States For Black Girls Like Me by Mariama L. Lockington Photo Credit: Lisa Fipps…
 
We hear part two of my interview with Mary Vermillion about Library Card Sign-up Month and then we do a speed round of book recommendations with our Collection Development Librarians Mary Kinser and Emma Radosevich. Also the Library of Things and more. Note: no math was used in the recording of this episode.…
 
In Mike Lew's play "Teenage Dick," Richard, a high-school senior with cerebral palsy, is determined to become class president by any means necessary. Commissioned by theater artist Gregg Mozgala and The Apothetae, the company Mogzala started to explore the disabled experience, Lew's comedy drops Shakespeare's "Richard III" in a modern American high…
 
In the series finale of Red Library - A Political Education Podcast for Today's Left, we bring you a massive 3 part foray into the alchemical and esoteric labyrinth of Hegel and his relation to the Hermetic Tradition. This is a spiritual sequel to The Enchantments of Mammon series and the most goth/magikal episode we have ever done so who better to…
 
hey, coven! we’re excited to bring you this discussion of Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger. J & K both loved this book and are gonna recommend it widely going forward. *ALERTA* Darcie has a new book coming out November 9th, A Snake Falls to Earth. We’re definitely pre-ordering and/or requesting from the library!! Please take our survey if you haven’…
 
Nick has a conversation about all things Hitchcock with Al Sjoerdsma, host of Presenting Alfred Hitchcock Presents from the Ann Arbor District Library. They discuss the research that goes into Al's show, some of his favorite episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, the legacy of Hitchcock and the problematic points of his work, and a whole lot more. …
 
LIS has been described as everyone's second career. Today we are joined by Brooke Brassard, a new Library Science student who has previously earned a PhD in the field of Religious Studies. She describes her research into the Latter-Day Saints movement in Canada, the process of translating a thesis into a book, and her observations of the intersecti…
 
We welcome a special guest to talk about Oak Creek Public Library's 3D printer.Check out what we talked about:Visit our website to request a 3D-printed item of your very own: oakcreeklibrary.org/3d-printerLooking for custom, open-source files? Try Thingiverse (www.thingiverse.com) and 3Dupndown (www.3dupndown.com).To access complete transcripts for…
 
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