Off the Shelf with Delaware Library
Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 16th, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 16th, 2021

July 19, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 16th, 2021

Recording of Off the Shelf Radio Show from WDLR with co-hosts George Needham and Nicole Fowles.

Our special guest this week is Karen Cowan from the Friends of the Library. We also discuss the Penguin program happening next week. You can see information about the drives here and sign up for the program here.

Recommendations include Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Red and If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future by Jill Lapore. Read more about today's episode here.

Listen live every Friday morning at 9 AM https://wdlrradio.com/program-schedule/off-the-shelf/ 

This episode originally aired on July 16, 2021

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 34

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 34

July 14, 2021

What to Read Wednesdays comes at you every other Wednesday and is your one stop for reading, watching and listening recommendations from your favorite library staff members!

This week's episode features interview with Kaitlyn from the Orange Branch.

Books recommended include A Deadly Education and Uprooted by Naomi Novik, The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan, and Red Rising by Pierce Brown.  

To read about more recommendations, click here.

To request any of these titles, just click here.

Email us with book recommendations, suggestions, & feedback at whattoread@delawarelibrary.org 

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 9, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 9, 2021

July 12, 2021

Recording of Off the Shelf Radio Show from WDLR with co-hosts George Needham and Nicole Fowles.

Our special guest this week is Jasmine Warga, author of Other Words for Home and The Shape of Thunder. Jasmine will be our visiting author on July 12th for our Middle Grade Book Club. Read more about the event and register to attend: https://delawarelibrary.libnet.info/event/5032538 

Recommendations include the soundtrack to In the Heights, Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey by Erin Entrada Kelly, A Swim in the Pond in the Rain by George Saunders, You're Angry: Throw a Fit or Talk It Out?: You Choose the Ending (Making Good Choices) by Connie Colwell Miller, and Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell.  Read more about today's episode here. 

Remember, you have until July 23rd to finish up your Summer Reading! Adults and kids alike can participate.

Listen live every Friday morning at 9 AM https://wdlrradio.com/program-schedule/off-the-shelf/ 

This episode originally aired on July 9, 2021.

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 2nd, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 2nd, 2021

July 5, 2021

Recording of Off the Shelf Radio Show from WDLR with co-hosts George Needham and Nicole Fowles.

Our special guest this week is Melissa Schiffel from the Delaware Prosecutor's Office. We speak with her about how to help parents and therefore children in our community. This year are partnered with the Prosecutor's Office and we have four on demand digital programs that we offer that feature local ‘celebrities’.

Recommendations include The Day After Roswell by Phllip J. Corso, Captured! the Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience : the True Story of the World's First Documented Alien Abduction by Stanton T. Friendman, Incident at Exeter by John G. Fuller, Encounter in Rendlesham Forest: The Inside Story of the World's Best-Documented UFO Incident by Nick Pope, and Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell. Read more about today's episode here. 

Listen live every Friday morning at 9 AM https://wdlrradio.com/program-schedule/off-the-shelf/ 

This episode originally aired on July 2, 2021.

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 33

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 33

June 30, 2021

What to Read Wednesdays comes at you every other Wednesday and is your one stop for reading, watching and listening recommendations from your favorite library staff members!

This week's episode features reviews from Nancy, Mark, and CJ .

Books recommended include Land of Stories: the Wishing Spell by Chris Coelfer, If I Fall, if I Die by Michael Christie, and Mending Life: a Handbook for Repairing Clothes and Hearts by Nina Montenegro and Sonya Montenegro. 

To read about more recommendations, click here.

To request any of these titles, just click here.

Email us with book recommendations, suggestions, & feedback at whattoread@delawarelibrary.org 

Off the Shelf Radio Show - June 25th, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - June 25th, 2021

June 28, 2021

Recording of Off the Shelf Radio Show from WDLR with co-hosts George Needham and Nicole Fowles.

Our special guest this week is Miriam Mansour. Today we discuss Voicecorps which is a radio reading service available in much of Ohio. They read many materials including newspapers, magazines, and books for those who have visual impairments that may prevent them from reading themselves. 

Recommendations include Abraham Lincoln's Dueling Words by Donna Janelle Bowman, Come Fly the World by Julie Cooke. Read more about today's episode here.

Listen live every Friday morning at 9 AM https://wdlrradio.com/program-schedule/off-the-shelf/ 

This episode originally aired on June 25, 2021.

Library Gals Go to the Movies - It’s Pride Month!

Library Gals Go to the Movies - It’s Pride Month!

June 23, 2021

Library Guys GALS Go to the Movies comes at you the fourth Wednesday of every month. Join hosts Via Smith and Katy Hite, resident movie geeks, to discuss our favorite movie moments. This episode we celebrate Pride month with LGBTQIA+ films! 

This month's episode focuses on My Beautiful Laundrette and But I'm A Cheerleader. These movies each explore identity, community and more in often humorous and touching ways. Read more here.

You can request My Beautiful Laundrette hereBut I'm A Cheerleader is available through Hoopla and Kanopy. And you can call the Delaware or Orange Location to reserve the Audiobooth to record a podcast of your own. 

Share your favorite LGBTQIA+ films with a positive message by emailing us at libraryguys@delawarelibrary.org. Happy listening!

Off the Shelf Radio Show - June 18th, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - June 18th, 2021

June 21, 2021

Recording of Off the Shelf Radio Show from WDLR with co-hosts George Needham and Nicole Fowles..

Our special guest this week is Rich Niccum who is the Education Services Manager from Preservation Parks of Delaware County. Today we discuss the Letterbox Adventure Program, various natural occurrences, and other fun things they have going on in the area. 

Recommendations include Will my Cat Eat My Eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty, The Silent Sky: The Incredible Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon by Allen Eckert, and The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Read more about today's episode here

Listen live every Friday morning at 9 AM https://wdlrradio.com/program-schedule/off-the-shelf/ 

This episode originally aired on June 18, 2021.

 

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 32

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 32

June 16, 2021

What to Read Wednesdays comes at you every other Wednesday and is your one stop for reading, watching and listening recommendations from your favorite library staff members!

This week's episode features an interview with Cassie from the Outreach Services Department. 

Books recommended include Driven by K. Bromberg, the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich and What You Wish For by Katherine Center. To read about more recommendations, click here.

To request any of these titles, just click here.

Email us with book recommendations, suggestions, & feedback at whattoread@delawarelibrary.org 

Off the Shelf Radio Show - June 11th, 2021.

Off the Shelf Radio Show - June 11th, 2021.

June 14, 2021

Recording of Off the Shelf Radio Show from WDLR with co-hosts George Needham and Nicole Fowles.

Our special guest this week is Nancy Lockard, the Turtle Lady! You'll be able to watch her special virtual program next Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday- check out our online events calendar for more information! 

Recommendations include Sweet Tooth (graphic novel series) by Jeff Lemire, The Midnight Library by Matt Haig, and When Women Invented Television by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong Read more about today's episode here

Listen live every Friday morning at 9am https://wdlrradio.com/program-schedule/off-the-shelf/ 

This episode originally aired on June 11, 2021.

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