Best Librarians podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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Join Daniel Messer, the Cyberpunk Librarian, as he talks about ideas, trends, and cool stuff for technologically minded librarians who are high tech and low budget! Occasionally, we'll dive into the art, literature, and media of cyberpunk.
Librarians Assemble! is a podcast about libraries and comics. More specifically it's about librarians who are passionate about comics, and how they use that passion in their field.
The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.
The Sexy Librarian's Erotica Blog-Cast, sister podcast to Rose Caraway's "The Kiss Me Quick's Erotica podcast", is a multi-topic, fun, casual discussion primarily centering around writing and producing erotica. Rose will introduce you to some of the hottest authors in erotica today. (Disclaimer- Although this podcast can touch on subjects of sexuality, this is not a sex-education podcast) Find Rose Caraway's Sexy Librarian Blog page at
Librarians Aloud
'Librarians Aloud' is an independent podcast by librarians for library & information professionals or anyone interested in what it is information professionals do. Each episode features a guest from the information profession telling their origin story, sharing insight into their career path and discussing the future of information and knowledge sharing and discovery. The show is produced and presented by Laura Rooney Ferris and is presented by the Academic & Special Libraries Section (A&SL) ...
Queer Librarian
A podcast about LGBTQ+ folks who have changed the world, both historically and now, as told to you by your friendly queer librarian.
Teacher Librarians
A podcast for school library media specialists, teacher-librarians and anyone else interested in books and technology, particularly in the K-12 setting.
Tales of high adventure in deep space starring Skylar and Jessica! It's pulp sci-fi with a librarian twist. It's Intragalactic Librarian!
I chat to information professionals (Librarians) from all sectors about their careers so far, CPD, frustrations, achievements, and what they would do if I put them in charge of the profession for a day.
Richard Leiter and co-hosts Roger Skalbeck, Elizabeth Farrell Clifford and Mandy Lee explore all issues of concern to law libraries, law librarians, legal bibliography and the profession.
Better Library Leaders is a podcast devoted to exploring the elements of great libraries, and great library leaders! If you're an academic, public, school, or special librarian looking to improve your leadership skills, this is the show for you!
The Worldwide Leader in TV Discussion
A podcast focusing on everyday librarians and their libraries.
Podcast by Saturday Night Librarians
Faith, books, and everything in-between...
Conversations & ruminations on the shifts taking place in K-12 librarianship & libraries.
Circulating Ideas
the librarian interview podcast
A podcast dedicated to discussing juvenile and young adult literature, both past and present, and youth library services.
The original research-library rock'n'roll radio show! Broadcasting on WREK Atlanta, each show features an hour of music, interviews, and library talk united by a common theme.
A monthly podcast by and for library information literacy instructors. The show includes features, interviews and discussion about teaching in libraries.
Steve & Dolly make libraries less boring.
A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.
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Open paren
Open paren is a podcast about libraries, librarians, and code. It's for newbies, architects, and everyone in between; it's about projects, tools, services, ethics, and people. The open paren starts a code block in many languages. Let's start something.
Strange Country
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.
Just a couple of podcasting librarians, talking mostly about pop culture.
A live interactive discussion of current events in the world of libraries and librarians. uncontrolledvocabulary.comThis Podcast was created using
Do you want to read more? Neil Pasricha is the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome and The Happiness Equation and one of the most popular TED speakers in the world. He has designed the ultimate reading recommendation algorithm. On each chapter of 3 Books he uncovers and discusses the three most formative books of an inspiring individual such as Judy Blume, Mitch Albom, David Sedaris, or the world’s greatest Uber driver. Each of the 333 chapters is published on the exact ...
This is the podcast for librarians who plan programming, primarily with children. This season we are focusing on the CSLP 2009 summer reading theme, "Be Creative @ Your Library." We'll be talking about music, theater, visual art, dance, and more. Interviews, songs, and other resources you find here will help you help kids get creative this summer!
The Sexy Librarian presents an adventurous show that will simultaneously provoke the mind and arouse the senses. Experience erotica with a range of emotions as Rose Caraway regales you with astonishing tales that will delight, thrill, and at times horrify. This show is intended for mature audiences only.
The LexisNexis® Government Info Pro Podcast is dedicated to the needs and interests of government information professionals.
Follow your Abilene Public Library (Abilene, TX) as librarians Tremain Jackson & Alyssa Crow present a weekly show where we provide our own look at what's happening in the world of libraries and adding our unique humorous spin. After all, librarians shouldn't have a rap for being boring...right?
Some Librarians, Some Thoughts
Library Land Loves
Library Professionals are passionate about a lot of things. Be it the pop media they consume or the databases that drive their libraries, Library Land Loves A Lot!
A feed of the reviews and listener submitted reviews of the Just One More Book!! children's book podcast.
Library Geeks
Dan Chudnov invites librarians, geeks, and library geeks to geek out about libraries.
The podcast for academic librarians from Choice.
We are a book group podcast, looking at a new genre each week. We enjoy a beverage that matches the theme of the episode, we talk about some books we like with our Guest Hosts, and we share resources for finding more books. We work in a library system, and many of our guests work in libraries - so we have a lot of fun books to share! Grab a beverage, and let's start talking about books!
Speakeasily is the purveyor of fine comedy sketches, burlesque talk shows, exclusive event coverage, a paranormal detective radio show, podcasts, and live comedy. Their comedy sketches and podcasts stretch the boundaries between surreal and shtick, intellectual and gross-out, counterculture and trash culture.
A librarian and a person of questionable film expertise discuss books and their movie adaptations.
Storytelling is one of those things that makes us human. It takes many forms in many places and times but the need to record our story, to preserve the memory that we were here, and to hear the stories of others, this is universal. I'm a writer, a librarian, a mom, and a person in this world in search of how we tell our stories and how we hear the stories of others. Season 1: Flash Fiction. The sharing of minimalist literature, saying much with few words. May 2015-January 2018. Season 2: Boo ...
Tarkin's Top Shelf
A Star Wars literary podcast that strives to deliver an educational and yet, entertaining analysis and outlook, pertaining to the new canonical novels/YA books from the galaxy far, far away. In other words, Becca and Mark are your guardians to the Whills and your librarians to the long-lost Jedi Archives.
We are just having fun reviewing and discussing comic books, graphic novels, manga, anime/animation, music and movies that we have recently read, listened to or watched.
The new London Book Fair FREE podcasts include views from key figures within the industry and interviews with the three authors taking part in the LBF Author of the Day programme. The podcasts will include a mix of both audio and video episodes. The London Book Fair is held on the 14-16 April 2008, at Earls Court, London. Find out more at
The Library Pros
The Library Pros - A Librarian and a Library Information Technologist discussing libraries, technology and anything else that makes us smile!
Writer Kait and librarian Renata read bestselling books in an attempt to understand their appeal and, barring that, to become the Crow and Servo of the book world. New episodes every other Monday. Visit for our readers advisory booklists and other fun stuff.
Beyond Books
How teacher - librarians are transforming teaching and learning
Watchers Podcast
Join three NYC school librarians for lively library discussions.
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In this episode, Andee talks about her recent cruise on the Disney Dream , Al talks about his cruises on other lines, and together they try to determine if the higher cost cruising with Disney Cruise Line is worth it. Not totally off topic, but they also chat about the new Mr. Rogers documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor? Have you seen it - and ...…
Rossi Ricco calls into the show and talks with Jason Matthews about how he was discriminated against by the librarian at a Fresno Cooling Center. He says he was offended because of the magazine he chose to read. He also talks about how cold it was in the center and turning down the air conditioning without permission. J.T. calls into the show l ...…
A family of amateur detectives crack a case; a librarian takes a dance class to spice things up; a father and son come to terms in Newark Airport; a grandson brings joy to a nursing home; and a woman releases her grief and lets her passion take over. Hosted by The Moth's Senior Producer, Jenifer Hixson.Storytellers: Steve Zimmer, Amy Rood, Jay ...…
Resources for making connections and finding your tribe: is an active nationwide forum organized by state/city -look for local park days/gatherings/meet ups by asking neighbors, FB groups, co-workers, etc -check for state homeschool organizations-many have local liaisons that can connect you, events, and conferences. Most sta ...…
Michelle & Jacob discuss some of their favorite documentaries, and guest librarian Brian stops by to recommend his current favorite non-fiction book!Won't You Be My Neighbor? (IN THEATERS)Marwencol (DVD)- The Story of Anvil (DVD)- Imposter (DVD)- Made in America (DV ...…
“Knuckle Deep Fingering” is the Twenty First and penultimate episode of the British film club series Popcorn_City with Rob Dan, Psy, DV and Iyanu.With The Mayor preparing for summer periodic adjournment, the deputies have been left to fend for themselves Fighting naked, Camden Aliens, All fun till he died, Librarian Girl, Hotep Neflix, Fragile ...…
Humblebrag: we maaaaaybe have the best friends in the world. The Friends of the Lawrence Public Library bring in an incredible amount of funds to our library each year, making possible things like Book Club in a Bag, Read Across Lawrence, Summer Reading, Volunteer Recognition, all our cool LPL swag and much, much more!To celebrate their upcomin ...…
Here it is ComiCONN straight from The Earplug Podcast Network its LewisJeremy and Jamie Dolan The AngryGeeks show!! Panel Live with special guests from Earplug Podcast Studio, Herb Cloutier, Molly Virello the badass Librarian Tim Jones creator of Sour Grapes and Known from The Walking Dead Superstar guest Jeremy Palko!!! from Foxwoods Resort Casino…
Michael Jones, Assistant Librarian at Winchester University joined the podcast via Google Hangouts from Southampton,England, UK. Michael talks about the importance of social media, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin in Libraryland. Social media is such an effective tool to network, meet new people, schedule meet ups for ice breakers. Wh ...…
Big Library Read is back! This time, readers voted on Cowboy Pride by Lacy Williams, a historical western version of Pride & Prejudice. From July 9th until July 23rd, you can borrow Lacy's book from participating libraries without waitlists or holds. After reading, visit to participate in the discussion board with other reade ...…
Feature: (@tikathecreator) is a longtime figure of Toronto’s music scene - an artist, DJ, cultural producer, TV/Online personality, activist, and advocate for the empowerment of artists and creators. Remember The Known Unknown, ...…
Today we talk with /u/UncoveredHistory, better known as Jason Aglietti. He is a public librarian in Baltimore and he just finished his Master’s thesis from University of Maryland Baltimore County, where he wrote and defended his thesis The Friends They Loathed: The Persecution of Maryland Quakers During the Revolutionary War. Jason will tell us ...…
Listen to Conan and Marlene discuss Stephen King's new book, The Outsider along with some obscure news, movies and the World Cup. They also discuss this year's paralibrarian of the year Orquidea Olvera from Monterey California.
On today's episode, Adam sits down with debut author Malcolm Hansen about his novel They Come in All Colors. This story touches on growing up a multicultural child in the tense societal times of the 60s and 70s in both NYC and the deep south. They also talk about Malcolm's Hunter S. Thompson like travels and the fascinating life he's led. Music ...…
FVRL librarian Rachel reviews one of her favourite YA classics, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith. This coming-of-age novel tells the story of the teenage Cassandra Mortmain, whose eccentric family lives in a decaying castle during the 1930s.
It's our July books episode! Adam and Jill is here with their monthly picks for July and Jill also talks a little bit about her time in New Orleans for ALA. Books Mentioned In This Episode: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce The Ince ...…
Studies have shown that reading over summer vacation keeps kids' brains active and reduces stagnation or setbacks in reading levels (known as the "summer slide"). But how often do kids and teenagers read for pleasure these days? We talk with educators, librarians and authors about why independent reading is so important, what books appeal to ki ...…
This week, Kyrie and Cori discuss LGBTQ+ books they selected, as well as some history on Pride month. What We Are Drinking During their discussion, Kyrie and Cori, and their special guest Sydney drink Rosa De Jamaica, and it is a Hibiscus and Pineapple ice tea from Two Sisters Tea. As you can see by the photo below, it’s this beautiful merlot c ...…
Looking for a great book or three to relax with this summer? Of course you are. We've got lots of surefire suggestions on that score from Nancy Pearl, our longtime book reviewer here on StudioTulsa. A widely beloved literary critic, editor, author, and now-retired librarian -- and a former resident of Tulsa -- Nancy shares with us new and recen ...…
Today's episode is an interview Jill did with Lisa Genova, bestselling author of Still Alice. Her latest book, Every Note Played, is out now. Say Hello! Find us on Instagram and Twitter at @ProBookNerds. Email us directly at Music "Buddy" provided royalty free from Podcast Overview We're not ...…
Kate Carlisle: "Buried in Books, a Bibliophile book": In the latest in this New York Times bestselling series, matrimony and murder collide as San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright walks down the aisle. . . Brooklyn has it all covered. She's triple-checked her wedding to-do list, and everything is on track for the upcoming c ...…
This show is an informational overview of summer events happening June - August 2018 in Menasha, Wisconsin. Miss Pippi and Miss Liz share summer events that are family friendly and free or low cost to attend.
In this episode, Chrissy and Steph sit down with Adam Sockel and Jill Grunenwald from Overdrive. They give us the low-down on all things Overdrive: what their roles are within the company, what is their favourite part about working at Overdrive, and share ways authors can reach librarians and library readers. They also talk about their own podc ...…
Is there someone important you've never properly thanked? Find out how award-winning children's book author, Yuyi Morales, discovers the power of writing a "gratitude letter" to the librarian who changed her life.
Questions from Twitter / Chat “Would you Rather?” Hex Edition Cards of the Week - Prismatic troops Mani - howling plains alpha, grimoria, the librarian Thrawn - Forever’s Child, Surging Wildfire, Dreamsmoke Mystic Hot Take / Bold Prediction Thrawn’s Prediction -Hex Ent will leverage their IP in something else by the end of the year. (Hex tie-in ...…
Questions from Twitter / Chat “Would you Rather?” Hex Edition Cards of the Week - Prismatic troops Mani - howling plains alpha, grimoria, the librarian Thrawn - Forever’s Child, Surging Wildfire, Dreamsmoke Mystic Hot Take / Bold Prediction Thrawn’s Prediction -Hex Ent will leverage their IP in something else by the end of the year. (Hex tie-in ...…
Today's interview episode is one we've been waiting months to share with you! Fatima Farheen Mirza sat down with Adam in Philadelphia for the first interview she ever had about her debut novel A Place for Us. The story she has crafted is beautiful and moving and we're so fortunate to have had her join us. Her book is the first release of Sarah ...…
Episode 9: Big Ideas for Little Makers featuring Todd Burleson and Andrea Beaty How do we teach hands-on learning to young learners? At what age should students begin “making”? In this episode of The STEM Read podcast, we bring back friend-of-the-program, Andrea Beaty, and School Library Journal’s 2016 school librarian of the year, Todd Burleso ...…
A conversation about Burlington Public Library’s upcoming events and programs with Jennifer Bell, children’s librarian and Jenny Cole, teen and adult librarian.
On this episode of Intercepted Imperial Transmissions, the Adjudicator and Scott come up with a new game, "Stump The Sith Librarian". With Steve Sansweet's "Star Wars Encyclopedia" in hand, they randomly pick pages and subjects trying to stump the Sith Librarian. Who will prevail? Will the Sith Librarian lose his library card, or will he step u ...…
Although libraries are often associated with tight-lipped librarians demanding quiet, a Vermont band with ties to France intends to pump up the volume with a summer library tour supporting local branches.By (Mary Williams).
JCPL librarians bring you book recommendations and discuss the bites and beverages to pair with them. On this episode, we talk about creativity and creative types, including the books "Big Magic" by Elizabeth Gilbert, "Hyperbole and a Half" by Allie Brosh, "Petty: The Biography" by Warren Zanes, and more!…
It's Pride Month! For today's episode, Jill and Adam discuss some of the Lambda Literary Award recent winners along with some other LGBTQ+ related books. They also discuss some of their recent reads. For more information on the award, visit Books Mentioned In this Episode Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria ...…
Case #D-1862-143 Statement of Second Lieutenant Charles Fleming, regarding his experiences during the Taiping Rebellion. Original statement undated, but apparently written in early 1862. Content Warnings for this episode are at the end of the show notes. Thanks to this week's Patrons: Scoots, Bruce Rose, Colleen Ohara, Kelley Redacted, Katharin ...…
In a small North Dakota town in 1964, indexer Marjorie Trumaine investigates the alleged suicide of the local librarian, uncovering a web of secrets that puts her own life in jeopardy. October 1964—Just months after freelance indexer Marjorie Trumaine helped solve a series of murders in Dickinson, North Dakota, she is faced with another death t ...…
The amazing Ruby Silvious, author of 363 Days of Tea: a Visual Journal on Used Tea Bags, joins me on the podcast this week. As I record this podcast, I’m slowly working on and growing the 33K Task List Project. After facilitating a craftworking (crafting + networking) event in Ruby’s town, the librarians lovingly wouldn’t let me out of there wi ...…
Kai, from Mr. Foster's 4th grade class, interviews Ms. Cox, our very own librarian, who works tirelessly to make our library a very special place to visit!
On today's episode, Adam is joined by author Elisabeth Cohen, whose new novel The Glitch, highlights the life of a highly successful female CEO of a tech company and her insanely time managed life. Elisabeth touches on the common misconceptions we all have about not only high powered business women but also the misconceptions we have when we th ...…
You might associate "duelling" with the American Wild West, but New Zealand has its own particular history of duelling - more than three-dozen took place between 1830 and 1935.
If you’ve made it this far into the podcast I have to assume you’ve just accepted that my audio quality is NEVER going to be worth a damn, so I apologize again and bless you for your forbearance. As for the episode you’re listening to today I’m joined by author and Georgia Tech Humanities and Science Fiction Librarian Karen Viars as we try to p ...…
Staff from Gwinnett County Public Library talk about their experiences at the Medical Library Association's Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium in May 2018.
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