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Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 1st 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 1st 2022

April 6, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Terri Libenson. We speak with her about her upcoming visit, the books she has written, and her writing process. We also talk today about a special partnership that we have with the Columbus Clippers.

Recommendations include A History of Wild Places by Shea Ernshaw, The Last Laugh by Mindy Mcginnis, and This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger.

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 April 1, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 5

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 5

April 1, 2022

It's April and it's all about the kiddos! We have recommendations for juvenile fiction books, picture books, and library programs coming up. 

New to the library this month, our juvenile book choices include chapter books, picture books and readers.  Why not try out one of these: Amelia Bedilia Hops to It by Herman Parish, Anybody Here Seen Frenchie? by Leslie Connor, Planet Omar - Accidental Trouble Magnet by Zanib Mian, Amah Faraway by Margaret Chiu Greanis and Aru Shah & The Nectar of Immortality by Roshani Chokshi. Aru Shah and other Rick Riordan Presents books will be the topic of discussion at the May Middle School Book Club on Monday, May 9th at 3:30! 

This week's guest is Jennifer R., the Youth Specialist from our Outreach Department.  Jennifer recommends Wutaryoo by Nilah Magruder and Hugo and the Impossible Thing by Renee Felice Smith. 

Via also recommends Anzu the Great Kaiju by Benson Shum, Kaylen from the Outreach Department recommends Snail Crossing by Corey Tabor and Katy pops in to recommend Steeped In Stories by Mitali Perkins if you want to revisit some children's literature classics!

 

Off the Shelf Radio Show - March 18th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - March 18th, 2022

March 21, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Hillary Scholtz, the Youth Services Librarian at the Powell Branch. We speak with her today about the Story Walks which are coming back to each branch in April. We also speak with her about Preservation Parks, Delaware Public Health District, and the new permanent signs up at the parks. 

Recommendations include Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon, and Fangs by Sarah Andersen.

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 March 18, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 4

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 4

March 18, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library comes at you every other Friday and is your one stop for reading, watching, listening, and gaming recommendations from your favorite library staff members! 

This week’s recommendations include a highlighted selection of Audies Award Winners!  Some of our favorite selections include The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton, The Parted Earth by Anjali Enjeti, Clanlands by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish and The Joy of Sweat by Sarah Everts. 

Megan from Adult Services at the Orange Branch also joins us for a review of this year's Audies Book of the Year, Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir. 

We also discuss the podcast I Saw What You Did and the newly released film Last Night in SoHo.

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 - March 11th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - March 11th, 2022

March 14, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Jeffrey Sackenheim, who is the Vice President of architecture at SHP. SHP is the architecture firm that is designing the new Liberty Branch. We speak with him about the upcoming program on March 17th regarding the new branch. 

Recommendations include Ada Twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty and Colorization: One Hundred Years of Black Films in a White World by Wil Haygood.

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 March 11, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - March 4th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - March 4th, 2022

March 7, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Harla Lawson, the Branch Manager at the Ostrander Branch. We speak with her about all of the exciting things happening at Ostrander next week. It starts off with the Kids Cookbook Club, Photographs of the Past display will be up and anyone can bring in their own images to add to the database, a teen program with games and trivia, and a multitude of book clubs. 

Recommendations include The Light Between Us: Stories From Heaven, Lessons for the Living by Laura Lynne Jackson, Hood by Stephen R. Lawhead, and March by John Lewis. 

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 March 4, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 3

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 3

March 4, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library comes at you every other Friday and is your one stop for reading, watching, listening, and gaming recommendations from your favorite library staff members! 

This week’s recommendations include new books written by women, in honor of Women's History Month, includingThe Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont, The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh, Black Girls Must Be Magic by Jayne Allen, Fire Becomes Her by Rosiee Thor and Funny Farm: My Unexpected Life with 600 Rescue Animals by Laurie Zaleski. Bonus recommendation for the upcoming That's Betty! by Gregory Bonsignore, illustrated by Jennifer M. Potter.

We also discuss The Ugly Cry by Danielle Henderson and read choices from fellow staff members.  Rachel R. recommends The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert and Jenny R. recommends Survive the Night by Riley Sager.

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 - February 25th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - February 25th, 2022

February 28, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Molly Meyers LaBadie about the culture passes that will be handed out at all of our branches. The passes let you become a member-for-a-day and give you access to the Columbus Museum of Art. This pass lets in a family of up to eight, is good one week after you pick it up, and also covers parking.

Recommendations include The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz and The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah. 

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 February 25, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 2

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 2

February 22, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library comes at you every other Friday and is your one stop for reading, watching, listening, and gaming recommendations from your favorite library staff members! 

This week’s recommendations include new movies celebrating Black Voices and stars, including King Richard, Judas and the Black Messiah, Candyman, Soul and Summer of Soul

Katy jumps in to discuss the Orange Branch "Stay at Home Winter Film Festival", encouraging patrons to watch movies from the AFI Top 100 List and also the 2022 Audie Awards, an annual award given to the best audiobooks each year. 

Via and Kellen take time to discuss Hunt for the Wilderpeople this month, you can grab a copy of the DVD or stream any time on Hoopla or Kanopy. Via also recommends Come True.

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 - February 18th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - February 18th, 2022

February 21, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Josh Batenhorst, the CEO of Bright Star Touring Theater. We speak with him about the two upcoming programs his company is doing at the Delaware County District Library. He also tells us about the different stories that the actors tell and what a diverse variety of performances they offer. 

Recommendations include musical: Come from Away, and books: The Day the World Came to Town by Jim Defede, and The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams. 

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 February 18, 2022

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