Off the Shelf with Delaware Library
Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 30th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 30th, 2022

October 3, 2022

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

This week we talk to Fred Shaffer who founded the radio show. We speak with him about what he has been doing and a little bit about the library.

Recommendations include Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans, and A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny

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 October 7th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 23rd, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 23rd, 2022

September 26, 2022

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

This week we talk to Lee Yoakum, Darren Shulman, and Chief Adam Moore. We talk about the library, George’s life, and a little bit of anything and everything! This is a combo episode with Off the Shelf Radio Show and The Delaware City Digest Radio Show. 

Recommendations include Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton, The Splendid and the Vile by Eric Larsen, The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy. 

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 September 23rd, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 16th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 16th, 2022

September 19, 2022

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

This week we talk to Damon Mosley and Johnnie Jackson. Damon is the author of ‘Smile for We’ and Johnnie is the Diversity and Equity Supervisor for Marion City Schools. We speak with them about Damon’s book and several projects that Damon is working on.

Recommendations include Eight Billion Genies by Charles Soule and this list of books by library staff.

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 September 9th, 2022

The Delaware History Portal: The Pumpkin Show and the Three Fairs - Episode 2

The Delaware History Portal: The Pumpkin Show and the Three Fairs - Episode 2

September 16, 2022

"The Pumpkin Show and the Three Fairs."

To see some images associated with the story, watch the podcast on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/DMZ17zP3nb4.

Do you look forward to "Fair Season?" From harness racing to midway dentistry and baby pageants, there's over a century of history that came before the modern fair and Jug Day. We'll take a look at the history of the Three Fairs in Delaware County and even learn a bit about the original Pumpkin Show. Also, watch for a surprise appearance by the one and only Butter Cow!

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 9th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 9th, 2022

September 12, 2022

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

This week we talk to our new Director, Bryan Howard. We speak with him about taking over as the new Director and a little bit about his story. 

Recommendations include The Backstagers and the Ghost Light by Andy Mientus, The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods by Hank Haney, Shy: the Alarmingly Outspoken Memoirs of Mary Rodgers by Mary Rodgers and Jesse Green. 

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 September 9th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 2nd, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - September 2nd, 2022

September 5, 2022

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

This week we talk to Karen Cowan, the President of the Friends of the Delaware County District Library. We speak with her about what great things the Friends of the Delaware County District have coming up this Fall.

Recommendations include Creepy Crayon! by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown, The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer, and Don Rickles: The Merchant of Venom by Michael Seth Starr (Will be published in October).

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 September 2nd, 2022

episode originally aired on September 2nd, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 26, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 26, 2022

August 31, 2022

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

This week our guest is Erica Carlson and we discuss her new book Sedgie the Hedgie Finds the Treasure.

Nicole also recommends Barely Functional Adult by Meichi Ng. You can join in on the discussion of this book at the September Comic Book Club meeting. 

Read more about today's episode here.

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

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 19, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 19, 2022

August 22, 2022

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

This week we talk to Ian Hummel, AKA Captain, Captain. We speak with him about his music and he plays a couple songs. 

Recommendations include The Pajama Diaries by Teri Liebensen and Calvin and Hobbs by Bill Watterson. 

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 August 19, 2022

Library Gals Go Back to School - Episode 14

Library Gals Go Back to School - Episode 14

August 19, 2022

This week, Katy is joined by Ms. Jenny - Youth Services Supervisor at the Orange Branch.  This week we discuss the Top Ten Resources the library has to get you ready for Back to School season.  We also discuss resources for our  Homeschooling Community. Coming up in September, we have a Homeschool Art Gallery at the Orange Branch, as well as a Homeschool Hang Out

Our Top Ten List for Back to School:

Student Resources Website - https://www.delawarelibrary.org/student/ 

ABCMouse - https://www.delawarelibrary.org/news/abcmouse/

Student Learning Collection - Flashcards & Workbooks

Homework Databases - CultureGrams, Literary Reference Center, Points of View Reference Center, Explora Primary, National Geographic Archive 

BrainFuse Help Now - Online tutoring

Hoopla - Study Aids

LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)

Talking Books & Launchpads 

Study Rooms 

LIBRARY STAFF

Do you have a topic you want to hear us cover? Please email libraryguys@delawarelibrary.org 

Music Credit:  Blippy Trance by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5759-blippy-trance License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

 

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 12th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 12th, 2022

August 15, 2022

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

This week we talk to James Gonzales who is a Senior Account Executive at Midwest Tape and Hoopla. We speak with him about a new app called Just Watch and other amazing things available through Hoopla.

Recommendations include The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey, The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed by Sara Gay Forden, and Joan Is Okay by Weike Wang. 

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 August 12, 2022

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