Best public library podcasts we could find (Updated November 2017)
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The New York Public Library Podcast
 
Join The New York Public Library and your favorite writers, artists, and thinkers for smart talks and provocative conversations from the nation’s cultural capital.
 
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The New York Public Library Podcast
 
Join The New York Public Library and your favorite writers, artists, and thinkers for smart talks and provocative conversations from the nation’s cultural capital.
 
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Teens Podcast from The Seattle Public Library
 
Just about any day of the week there is something going on at the library specifically for teens. Subscribe and have a listen.
 
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ALOUD @ Los Angeles Public Library
 
ALOUD is the Library Foundation of Los Angeles' award-winning literary series of live conversations, readings and performances at the historic Central Library and locations throughout Los Angeles.
 
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Everett Public Library Podcasts
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The Everett Public Library produces podcast files on subjects such as The Directors Corner, Author Visits, Staff Book Reviews, Interviews, History Tours, and other subjects of interest to our patrons.
 
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Borrowed Books from the Public Speaking Library - Podcast
 
A selection of transformative tips for spectacular speakers for simply powerful speech transformation
 
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Cook Memorial Public Library Podcast
 
Get to know your library. Featuring book recommendations, discussions, interviews, local history stories, and a whole lot more.
 
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Dublin City Public Libraries' Podcasts
 
Listen to a wide range of talks, readings, lectures and performances which reflect the rich history and literature of Dublin city.Serving over half a million people, Dublin City Public Libraries are the largest library service in the Republic of Ireland.
 
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The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and Library Events
 
The Seattle Public Library celebrates the written word through literary and humanities programs, including readings and talks by authors and speakers. Check out our large collection of podcasts, spanning from 2006 to today at www.spl.org/podcasts
 
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FYI: The Public Libraries Podcast
 
Publiclibrariesonline.org is the companion website to the bi-monthly print publication “Public Libraries,” the official magazine of the Public Library Association.
 
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Better Library Leaders-- Library Leadership Skills for School, Public, Academic, and Special Librarians
 
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!
 
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Austin Public Library
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Volumes, the Austin Public Library podcast shares stories of creativity, knowledge and innovation through conversations with the people of Austin.
 
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The Seattle Public Library - Programs & Events
 
The Seattle Public Library celebrates the written word through literary and humanities programs, including readings and talks by local, national and international authors, Seattle Reads, and the annual Washington State Book Awards, American history lecture, and Living History or Living Literature series.
 
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Toronto Public Library
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Podcast by Toronto Public Library
 
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Daviess County Public Library
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The Daviess County Public Library provides residents the means to pursue lifelong learning.
 
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Shelf Understanding: Bloomington Public Library's Podcast
 
Shelf Understanding is the podcast of the Bloomington (IL) Public Library. Join librarian/host Danny Rice as we host discussions, interviews, and ideas through the lens of a community.
 
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Cyberpunk Librarian
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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.
 
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Kankakee Public Library Podcasts
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The Kankakee Public Library features a periodic Podcast from the Library featuring programs with famous authors and local newsmakers.
 
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Gwinnett County Public Library
 
Podcasts from the Gwinnett County Public Library
 
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Harford County Public Library
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The Harford Edge is a weekly radio show that airs on Fridays at 9 am on 970 WAMD Aberdeen (Harford County, MD). The show covers local and national news and commentary, and features guests who represent the non-profit and civic organizations and businesses in Harford County. The Harford Edge is cohosted by Bob Mumby and the Harford County Public Library's Mary Hastler, Leslie Greenly Smith and Jennifer Button.
 
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Iowa City Public Library - One of a Kind
 
One of a Kind is a series of interviews, 1993-present, with Iowa City community leaders. We've made them available here as audio podcasts for the convenience of our patrons. One of a Kind is produced and hosted by Ellen Buchanan especially for the Iowa City Public Library. To watch these programs with video, visit video.icpl.org
 
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Escondido Public Library LibraryYOU
 
LibraryYOU, brought to you by the Escondido Public Library, is a project to collect and share local knowledge through videos and podcasts. Watch a video, listen to a podcast, or make your own. http://libraryyou.escondido.org/
 
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Skokie Public Library Podcasts
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The ongoing feed for podcasts created by Skokie Public Library. Book discussions, archived programs, interviews, and much more.
 
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Austin Public Library
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APL Volumes is the Austin Public Library podcast. APL Volumes shares stories of creativity, knowledge, and innovation through conversations with people who live in Austin, TX.contact: library.podcast@austintexas.gov
 
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Regina Public Library Podcasts
 
Podcasts feature lectures and Unscripted, a monthly discussion hosted by the Dunlop Art Gallery at the Regina Public Library in Regina, Saskatchewan.
 
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Sunnyvale Public Library Podcasts
 
Podcasts from the Sunnyvale Public Library
 
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Independence Public Library
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The public library in Independence, Kansas posts recordings of interest to the public in general and to our community.
 
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Everett Public Library Podcasts
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The Everett Public Library produces podcast files on subjects such as The Directors Corner, Author Visits, Staff Book Reviews, Interviews, History Tours, and other subjects of interest to our patrons.
 
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Abilene Public Library's Podcast
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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?
 
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Westport Public Library Podcast
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The Westport Public Library (WPL) hosts readings, lectures, and book talks by authors. Subscribe to the library’s free podcasts of events and programs.
 
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Marshall Public Library
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Hear what the librarians have been reading and learn about what's going on at the Library.
 
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Spencer Public Library Podcast
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The official podcast of the Spencer Public Library in Spencer, Iowa
 
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Dunedin Public Libraries - The Library Mix
 
Dunedin Public Libraries weekly radio show broadcast Tuesday afternoons between 4.30pm-5.00pm on Dunedin community radio station Otago Access Radio.Catch up on current and upcoming library events, hear interviews from visiting authors and find out what's going on 'behind the scenes' at your library.
 
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Muskogee Public Library Story Time
 
Dial-A-Story re-invented for the next generation.
 
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Newport Beach Public Library Foundation
 
The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation funds valuable library resources and programs –– engaging the community in cultural and intellectual adventure through the sponsorship of diverse public programs and cutting-edge library enhancements.
 
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Intelatin, an Independent Public Library
 
Intelatin is a monthly broadcast for irie individuals interested in Latin American culture.
 
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Guille-Allès Public Library Podcast
 
The latest from the Guille-Allès Public Library in Guernsey. Interviews with authors and other book-related conversations. Find out more at www.library.gg
 
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Bee Cave Public Library Podcast Channel
 
Welcome to our improved Bee Cave Public Library Podcast Channel! Here you can find the podcasts for our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) and our new Bee Cave Book Haul podcast.Our TAB podcasts feature teens from our community talking about their favorite reads, discussing banned books and even featuring ads and book trailers they have made for BCPL events. “Bee Cave Book Haul” is where our librarians Megan and Cate talk about about the latest books they are reading and what titles are new or coming ...
 
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Reading Public Library: Down The Block and Around The World
 
The Reading Public Library will generate a library for the future by meeting the informational, educational, and recreational needs of library consumers today.
 
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Girls Sound It Out! from Monroe County Public Library
 
This podcast was created by the girls of Monroe County Public Library and focuses mostly on our local library, books and reading, and the power of girls.
 
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Iowa City Public Library - On Air: The ICPL Podcast
 
Iowa City Public Library has a podcast! Join Brian, Jason, Melody, and Meredith as they discuss materials that are awesome (and not so awesome).
 
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Readings, talks and workshops at Dublin City Public Libraries
 
Podcasts of readings, talks and workshops held at Dublin City Public Libraries
 
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Iowa City Public Library - One of a Kind
 
One of a Kind is a series of interviews, 1993-present, with Iowa City community leaders. We've made them available here as audio podcasts for the convenience of our patrons. One of a Kind is produced and hosted by Ellen Buchanan especially for the Iowa City Public Library. To watch these programs with video, visit video.icpl.org
 
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Iowa City Public Library - On Air: The ICPL Podcast
 
Iowa City Public Library has a podcast! Join Brian, Jason, Melody, and Meredith as they discuss materials that are awesome (and not so awesome).
 
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Kansas City Public Library - The Big Read: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
 
The Kansas City Public Library Big Read Podcast launches on September 21, 2011 when The Adventures of Tom Sawyer will be released in daily installments, with one chapter made available every day. Each chapter will feature the voice of a local luminary reading the narrative, as well as the voices of Park University theater students performing the dialogue.
 
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Primary Sources
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Primary Sources features extended conversations with politicians, artists, journalists, activists, business leaders -- each with a unique perspective on the history, society, culture, and politics of life in Arkansas.
 
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Popmatic Podcast
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The Popmatic Podcast is where you can rock out with your library card out. Librarians at Nashville Public Library tell you about the best books, movies and music. It’s like TV Guide but for people who are too smart for their own good.
 
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Enoch Pratt Free Library Podcast
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Podcast offerings from the Enoch Pratt Free Library / Maryland State Library Resource Center, featuring many author's appearances at the public library of Baltimore, MD.
 
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The Librarian Is In
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The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.
 
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Charleston Time Machine » Podcasts
 
Charleston County Public Library
 
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Chris Chiarchiaro talks to us about being a quasi-librarian, former educator, amateur artist/writer, wannabe world traveler and a constant observer. We'll also discuss the blogs Chris writes for the Austin Public Library.
 
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O'Reilly Programming Podcast - O'Reilly Media Podcast
 
The O’Reilly Programming Podcast: The skills needed to make the move from developer to architect. In this episode of the O’Reilly Programming Podcast, I talk with Nathaniel Schutta, a solutions architect at Pivotal, and presenter of the video I’m a Software Architect, Now What?. He will be giving a presentation titled Thinking Architecturally a ...…
 
When you think of “historic preservation,” you probably think a lot about buildings. That’s certainly how people in charge of local historic preservation efforts in Madison have tended to think about it for many years. The people behind a new project at the city of Madison are hoping to change that, making historic preservation more human and m ...…
 
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justin_aptaker on Narro
 
Wolfram AlphaMaking the world's knowledge computable. [1]Website1,876 (November 2017 [update] ) [2]CommercialMay 18, 2009; 8 years ago (2009-05-1... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolfram_Alpha [5] answer engine Wolfram Research [6] search engine [7] Wolfram Mathematica The World Factbook United States Geological Survey All About Birds Chambers ...…
 
On October 19, writer and professor Moustafa Bayoumi talked about what the War on Terror looks like from the Muslim-American perspective. The first half of today’s episode is a continuation of the November 1st episode of Standing Room Only. The remainder of the show takes us to a different event — Special Education in the Betsy DeVos Era: a Pan ...…
 
Mark Russell is the author of DC Comics’ re-imagined version of The Flintstones, one of our favorite comics here at the library. And yes, we are talking about the Yabba-Dabba-Doo Hanna-Barbera TV characters. Russell and illustrator Steve Pugh’s version of Bedrock is a newly established Stone Age civilization just beginning to construct things l ...…
 
In this episode of Everyday People, a brief look into the topic of “Enhancing Communication Within the Family” as part of the Caregiver University lecture series. This topic will be on November 15, 2017 from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Monroe County Public Library.
 
People know me as the “Bicycle Touring Pro” because, for the last 17 years, I’ve been traveling around the world on my bicycle and teaching people like you to conduct their own incredible bicycle touring adventures. But this autumn, rather than going on another big bike tour in some foreign country, I decided to try something a little different ...…
 
Author Whitney Terrell told the story of a female soldier in his novel, The Good Lieutenant . His consultant for that book, Angela Fitle, lived it in the Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom II. They share their thoughts on the female experience of war. Then children's author Brian Selznick reveals what it was like to condense his novel Wonderst ...…
 
Rabbi Aaron Leibowitz, the founder of Hashgacha Pratit and a member of the Jerusalem City Council, presents his lecture "Can I Trust You? Kashrut, Social Dynamics, and Jewish Unity" before an audience at The New Shul (http:/www.thenewshul.org/) in Scottsdale, AZ.ABOUT THIS LECTURE: A lecture describing Rav Aaron’s alternative Kosher supervision ...…
 
Elisabeth Rosenthal diagnoses the sickness at the heart of the U.S. health care system.
 
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GardenFork Radio - DIY, Gardening, Cooking, How to
 
Erik from Root Simple tells how he finds and uses all sorts of cool stuff that is available from your local library, either in person or using their digital tools. To find Public Domain books like Moby Dick, do a Google Books search Craftsman Magazine by Gustav Stickley is available several places: http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDec ...…
 
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GardenFork Radio - DIY, Gardening, Cooking, How to
 
Erik from Root Simple tells how he finds and uses all sorts of cool stuff that is available from your local library, either in person or using their digital tools. To find Public Domain books like Moby Dick, do a Google Books search Craftsman Magazine by Gustav Stickley is available several places: http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDec ...…
 
(An excerpt from “The Strangest Secret Library” – available on Amazon.) Women and the Science of Belief – Magic of Believing As ideas for this book occurred to me, I frequently thought of the many famous women who had used the power of belief. Once Ben Hur Lampman specifically suggested that I write about them: “Many women may not realize they ...…
 
BILINGUAL PROGRAM (SPANISH/ENGLISH) Anthropologists have traced the Meso-American acceptance of people of mixed gender back to pre-Columbian Mexico accounts of Aztec priests and Mayan gods who cross-dressed and were considered both male and female. In the shifting landscape of gender identity, what might we learn from the indigenous Zapotec peo ...…
 
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ProBlogger Podcast: Blog Tips to Help You Make Money Blogging
 
How and Why You Should Create Style Guides for Your Blog In today’s episode, I talk about style guides for blogs – why they’re important, and what elements you should include in yours. Links and Resources for How to Create a Style Guide for Your Blog AP Stylebook The Chicago Manual of Style Virtual Tickets Facebook group Further Reading and Lis ...…
 
How and Why You Should Create Style Guides for Your Blog In today’s episode, I talk about style guides for blogs – why they’re important, and what elements you should include in yours. Links and Resources for How to Create a Style Guide for Your Blog AP Stylebook The Chicago Manual of Style Virtual Tickets Facebook group Further Reading and Lis ...…
 
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ProBlogger Podcast: Blog Tips to Help You Make Money Blogging
 
How and Why You Should Create Style Guides for Your Blog In today’s episode, I talk about style guides for blogs – why they’re important, and what elements you should include in yours. Links and Resources for How to Create a Style Guide for Your Blog AP Stylebook The Chicago Manual of Style Virtual Tickets Facebook group Further Reading and Lis ...…
 
Episode 13 transcript: The Farmacy, an organic grocery is the first vendor to pull out of North Quarter Market, a charming coffee shop and retail space on the 1st floor of NORA apartment building at 855 N. Orange Avenue in the North Quarter district of downtown. The remaining vendors include Credo Coffee and Pop Parlor. Traffic wasn't busy enou ...…
 
Despite several unsuccessful attempts to repeal Obamacare outright, Pres. Donald Trump has made substantial changes in how the healthcare exchange works. Today, we discuss those changes, and how they're affecting folks who depend on the Affordable Care Act. Then, the City School Fair wants to make Kansas City, Missouri parents aware of all the ...…
 
Sarah chats with Inheritance author Michelle Hinton at our second annual Indie Author Fair.
 
Though seemingly stripped from political headlines from the past year, this week's feature was originally published in 1980 as a fictional spy thriller. The reprint is fitting for today's America, as it discusses a businessman's rise to political power and one spy's mission to prove he is working with the Soviet Union. West Lafayette Public Lib ...…
 
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Downtown Madison Life | Stories of an Urban Adventure
 
Learn. Create. Share with the Bubbler. What’s the Bubbler? Glad you asked. It’s a creative space and program from the Madison Public Library designed to help people in the community create. Whether it’s the basics of animation, screen printing, music, clothing design, dance, or painting (to name a few), the Bubbler’s hands-on pop-up workshops i ...…
 
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Linking Our Libraries
 
Check out our full information page here! Programming in libraries is the tool we use to connect our services with our community members. All libraries and archives do some level of programming, and for most of us doing more is better. But finding time to develop programs our community members want and need, advertising it to everyone, getting ...…
 
BILINGUAL PROGRAM (SPANISH/ENGLISH) Join us for an evening celebrating indigenous poetry from the United States and Mexico with three major poets—Natalie Diaz (member of the Mojave and Pima Indian tribes, winner of the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, language activist and educator), Layli Long Soldier (an Oglala Lakota poet, write ...…
 
Jamie Paul, a Kindergarten teacher in Flagstaff, Arizona, shares her stories from many years working in helping professions. From doing surgery on a frog, to joining Teach for America and realizing how much she didn’t know, to calling her boss a racist when she worked in a public library. This episode is a great mix of humor and insightful refl ...…
 
The original Blade Runner, Ridley Scott's 1982 SF masterpiece, is one of the most highly decorated SF films in history.
 
Give us about ten minutes a day and we will give you all the local news, local sports, local weather, and local events you can handle. Election Day in Annapolis is here, a South River student is charged with attempted murder, a threat is posted about Northeast High, and school SAT scores are slipping. North County getting some improvements to t ...…
 
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The Table Podcast - Issues of God and Culture
 
Darrell Bock Welcome to The Table. We discuss issues of God and culture, and our topic today is the Nicene Creed. We’re working through a series on the Nicene Creed, going through different affirmations that are a part of it. My guest is Michael Svigel, who teaches in the Systematic Theology Department here at Dallas Theological Seminary, and I ...…
 
Couch Potato Theater: Doomsday (2008) The Commentary! Part 2. The Fandom Podcast Network’s Couch Potato Theater Proudly Presents:Doomsday (2008), The Retrospective & Commentary. The 2008 Film Doomsday, directed by Neil Marshall, and starring Rhona Mitra, quickly gained cult movie status. Inspired by films like Road Warrior, 28 Days later and Ex ...…
 
This internet radio show or podcast is number 136 in the series for Franklin Matters. This recording captures the grand re-opening ceremony for the Franklin Public Library on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The ceremony and multiple speeches runs about 21 minutes
 
This week we have our first guest, Leah, a women's healthcare provider who talks about contraception, sex education, and abortion - and about how the terms "pro-life" and "pro-choice" aren't exactly what they seem. Discussed in this episode: Our Bodies, Ourselves (this is the new edition, but this link goes to the cover I remember so well from ...…
 
Marketing is all about telling stories. Who could share better storytelling insights than #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian who also started his career in account service at J. Walter Thomson? A character-driven novelist who imports his own emotional experiences into many of his deeply descriptive works, Bohjalian has mastere ...…
 
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Daily News Roundup
 
November 2, 2017Partly cloudy today with highs in the mid-70s. FEDS: NJ POLICE CHIEF SAID BLACK PEOPLE ARE 'LIKE ISIS' AND HE'D LIKE TO BE 'ON THE FIRING SQUAD'The former chief of the Bordentown Township Police Department has been arrested on federal hate crime and civil rights charges after authorities identified a pattern of racist comments a ...…
 
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Borrowed Books from the Public Speaking Library - Podcast
 
Three steps to creating a deep, intimate connection with your audience Download Tim Wilson Professional Speech Coach Free speaking tips at: http://speakingquicktips.blogspot.comBy wilsontctc@yahoo.com.
 
The Sacramento Public Library Authority is governed by a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement between the County of Sacramento and the Cities of Citrus Heights, Galt, Isleton, Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, and Sacramento. The purpose of the Sacramento Public Library Authority is to provide public library services that provide open access to diverse ...…
 
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The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and Library Events
 
Love a good story? Come to the scene of the crime, the edge of adventure and timeless realms of wonder. Sit back, relax and escape from the everyday as we bring you gripping short stories expertly read -- and well-calculated to keep you in suspense!This week's story is "The Red Lodge," by H. Russell Wakefield. They thought it the most picturesq ...…
 
What is Up Everyone?! Scott here. I hope everyone is doing well today! I have an other spectacular guest this week. His name is Kyle Maxwell-Doherty, and he currently is a free-lance percussionist in the New York City area. He works with Gallant Entertainment, Radio City Music Hall, and many other performance/education gigs. Kyle is a great pla ...…
 
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Free Library Podcast
 
Seeking to encourage and host conversations about differences and complex social issues, and in response to the National Endowment for the Humanities' call for public programming on the legacy of race in the United States, the Free Library is hosting this panel discussion. Dr. James Peterson, Director of Africana Studies at Lehigh University, w ...…
 
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Free Library Podcast
 
Seeking to encourage and host conversations about differences and complex social issues, and in response to the National Endowment for the Humanities' call for public programming on the legacy of race in the United States, the Free Library is hosting this panel discussion. Dr. James Peterson, Director of Africana Studies at Lehigh University, w ...…
 
During World War I, millions of letters were sent between the American servicemen in Europe and their loved ones back home. Kansas City author and publicist Pat O'Neill focused in on 223 letters sent during the war by his grandfather. Today, we learn Sgt. George Wigert's story . Then, we meet Mexico's top diplomat in the U.S., Gerónimo Gutiérre ...…
 
Limerick is about 2 ½ hours from Dublin via train, bus or car. It makes a nice lunch stop before continuing on your way to the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Killarney, or other amazing destinations in the west of Ireland. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the 13th century King John’s Castle. Have a fantastic, reasonably priced meal in one of ...…
 
We break out the Ouija board and contact the spirits of our childhood selves to explore two ghost story movies that terrified us as children. Sources for this episode: The Changeling (1980) "A Denver House That Inspired a Horror Film" by Katie Rudolph, Denver Public Library "The History of a Denver House That Inspired a Horror Film" by Katie Ru ...…
 
If you visit Ireland, try to spend at least two days exploring Killarney. This town makes a great base for exploring the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle peninsula, and its many highlights warrant at least two days for exploring the town and the Killarney National Park. On your first day, take a walk or a horse and buggy ride through Killarney Nati ...…
 
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