Off the Shelf with Delaware Library
Off the Shelf Radio Show - January 15, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - January 15, 2021

January 18, 2021

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

We talked to Harla Lawson, Manager of the Ostrander Branch, about Human Trafficking Awareness month. Check the library's events calendar to register for programs designed to help spread the word. The National Human Trafficking Hotline can be reached at any time by calling 888-373-7888

Books recommended include Bugs in My Hair by David Shannon, A Wild Winter Swan by Gregory Maguire and Bag Man by Rachel Maddow. Read more about today's episode here: https://libraryaware.com/27Y7BA 

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

This episode originally aired on January 15, 2021

Trivia Showdown - Episode 3

Trivia Showdown - Episode 3

January 13, 2021

Trivia Showdown is the quiz show from the Delaware County District Library. Each month our host Kellen Freeman brings three DCDL staff members in to compete for the coveted Showdown Crown. Over several rounds of questions, players will compete to score the most points to win the game. This month, Jeopardy champion George Needham and monthly YouTube trivia host Mandy Henning enter as challengers for the crown.

Our categories for this game are:

  • Movie Sports Teams
  • Characters Starting with Z
  • Art History 101
  • Is This a Thing? - Oreo Flavors
  • Unusual Measurements

If you have any suggestions for categories or questions, please email podcast@delawarelibrary.org.

 

Theme music is Gaslamp Funworks by Kevin MacLeod

Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/3797-gaslamp-funworks

License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 21

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 21

January 13, 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 recommendations from host Annie (Irreversible Damage by Abigail Shrier), Regie in Technical Serivces who enjoyed Don't Turn Out the Lights, a YA horror anthology, Hillary at Powell who suggests Well Met by Jen DeLuca and Mark at Powell who recommends The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See.

See all titles from this episode here: https://libraryaware.com/27VK7N 

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

Off the Shelf Radio Show - January 8, 2021.

Off the Shelf Radio Show - January 8, 2021.

January 11, 2021

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

Today we talk to Book Blogger Rachel Robison about her 2021 Reading Challenge. How many categories can you check off?

Find the list and check out Rachel's Blog Booklist Queen at https://booklistqueen.com/reading-challenge-2021/ 

Books recommended include Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf and The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict. Read more about today's episode here: https://libraryaware.com/27SVPJ 

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

This episode originally aired on January 8, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - January 1, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - January 1, 2021

January 4, 2021

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

Happy New Year from all of us at Delaware County District Library! Today we talk about our new year's
resolutions! How can the library help you reach your new year's resolution?
 
Books recommended in this episode: Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline and Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar.
 

Read more from this week's episode here: https://libraryaware.com/27N0Y0 

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

This episode originally aired on January 1, 2021

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 20

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 20

December 30, 2020

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 year end favorites from host Annie, Library Director George, Communications Manager Nicole, Shannon at Delaware, and Katy at
Orange. Books recommended include Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry, The House of the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune, The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix, Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline and Homeland Elegies by Ayed Akhtar.  

Read more recommendations here: https://libraryaware.com/27JYTX

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

Off the Shelf Radio Show - December 25, 2020

Off the Shelf Radio Show - December 25, 2020

December 28, 2020

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

Happy Holidays from all of us at Delaware County District Library! Today we talk about our favorite holiday traditions, holiday movies, and read "A Visit from St. Nicholas" which was originally written by Clement Clarke Moore.
Make sure to check out all the holiday offerings on Hoopla & Kanopy!
 

Read more from this week's episode here: https://libraryaware.com/27GS7M 

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

This episode originally aired on December 25, 2020.

Library Guys Go to the Movies with Luke -The Holiday Special (Movie Toys!) featuring George Morrison

Library Guys Go to the Movies with Luke -The Holiday Special (Movie Toys!) featuring George Morrison

December 22, 2020

Library Guys Go to the Movies comes at you the fourth Wednesday of every month. Join host and resident movie geek Luke and a special guest as they discuss all things film. 

This month's episode is our "Holiday Special" where we discuss movie toys with special guest George Morrison from the Delaware Main branch! Flicks and shows mentioned include The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special (Disney +), Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (Amazon Prime & DVD), Christmas Chronicles 2 (Netflix), The Mandalorian  (Disney +), A Charlie Brown Christmas (Apple TV, PBS, Amazon, & DVD), The Star Wars Holiday Special (In a vault somewhere), The Toys that Made Us (Netflix), and much moreCheck out some of the other resources and sites mentioned in this episode like Consumer Product Safety Commission , Prices for Antiques DatabaseCorridor Crew Toy Galaxy

Email us with movie recommendations, suggestions, & feedback at libraryguys@delawarelibrary.org.

*Correction: Watchman was created by Alan Moore not Frank Miller.  

Off the Shelf Radio Show - December 18, 2020

Off the Shelf Radio Show - December 18, 2020

December 21, 2020

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

Today we talk with Beth McCullum, Marketing and Communications Director for Preservation Parks. We discuss all of the Winter Activities offered at our park system including the Winter Letterbox Program and the Winter 100 Program! Read

 

Books recommended include Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi, The Queen's Gambit on Netflix and The Best of Me by David Sedaris. Read more about Jason Reynolds and Ibram Kendi's collaboration here: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/14/814630039/a-history-book-that-isnt-finding-a-way-to-teach-racism-to-a-new-generation 

Read more from this week's episode here: https://libraryaware.com/27D8TD 

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

This episode originally aired on December 18, 2020.

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 19

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 19

December 16, 2020

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 recommendations from podcast host Annie, Mark at Powell, Jenny from Outreach, & Kristen from Orange! Books recommended include Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan, The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation by Rod Dreher and The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith.  Read more recommendations here: https://libraryaware.com/279157 

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

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