Off the Shelf with Delaware Library
Off the Shelf Radio Show - May 13th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - May 13th, 2022

May 16, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is New York Times' bestselling author Sarah Vowell! Vowell is the author of seven books on American history and culture connecting the American past and the present through humorous accounts and contemporary thoughts.

Vowell will be speaking in Delaware, Ohio on Friday, May 20 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase for $15, with proceeds benefitting the Friends of the Delaware County District Library. 

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

This episode originally aired on May 13, 2022.

Off the Shelf Radio Show - May 6th, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - May 6th, 2022

May 10, 2022

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

Our special guests this week are Susan Hetrick and Shari L. Veleba who is the Information & Referral Coordinator/Community Connector from The Center of Disability Empowerment. We speak with them about the upcoming mobile vaccination clinics. 

Recommendations include Lafayette in the Somewhat United States and Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell. 

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 May 6, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 7

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 7

May 6, 2022

This month we are celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Here are some new releases by Asian authors. There are titles for kids, teens and adults here! Siren Queen by Nghi Vo, the City of Orange by David Yoon, Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor by Xiran Jay Zhao, Flip the Script by Lyla Lee and Four Aunties and a Wedding by Jesse Q. Sutanto 

This week's guest is Joy, the Adult Programming Specialist from our Outreach Department.  Joy recommends Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner.  You can join a book discussion with Joy to talk about H Mart on May 23 at the virtual Around the World in Books and Bites meeting at 1:00pm. (Click link to register.)  Katy recommends To Asia, With Love by Hetty McKinnon if you'd like to find some inspiration for new dishes to try.  We also have a review of Revival by Stephen King, shared with us from Via. 

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 - April 29th 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 29th 2022

May 2, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Jacki Mann. We speak with her about end of life planning and the upcoming program next week. You can register here

Recommendations include The Last Laugh by Mindy Mcginnis and Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell.

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 29, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 22nd 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 22nd 2022

April 25, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is our Deputy Director, Molly Meyers LaBadie. We speak with her about what our library staff are currently reading and what they recommend. 

Recommendations include The Maidens by Alex Michaelides, They Called Us Enemy by George Takay, and The Midwest Survival Guide by Charlie Berens.

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 22, 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 15th 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 15th 2022

April 18, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is author William Kent Krueger. We speak with him about his various series, how he approaches characterization, and what he is working on now. Mr. Krueger will be visiting the Barn at Stratford in Delaware on April 27th. Tickets are limited, but you can get more information here

Recommendations include Lightning Strike by William Kent Krueger and Finding Fraser by Casey Dire.

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 15, 2022

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 6

Library Gals Go to the Library - Episode 6

April 15, 2022

We continue celebrating International Children's Book Day by discussing some of our favorites for the kids. 

New to the library this month, our juvenile media choices include Encanto, Clifford the Big Red Dog, The Legend of the Five, The Addams Family 2and Magic School Bus Rides Again Season 1 and Season 2

This week's guest is Laurie, the Youth Specialist from our Ostrander Branch.  Laurie recommends Little Roja Riding Hood by Susan Middleton Elya. Katy discusses how to use Hoopla and how to activate Hoopla Kids Mode. Hoopla gives streaming access to movies, audiobooks, graphic novels, ebooks, full length music albums and television shows. Read more here. Via recommends Maybe He Just Likes You by Barbara Dee. 

If you have any favorite children's books you'd to share, or any 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 - April 8th 2022

Off the Shelf Radio Show - April 8th 2022

April 11, 2022

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

Our special guest this week is Katy Hite, Assistant Branch Manager of Adult Services at the Orange Branch. We speak with her today about celebrating poetry month with a Poet-tree which will be on display at the Orange Branch through the month of April.

Recommendations include Just Jaime by Terri Libenson, Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger, and Steeped in Stories by Mitali Perkins. 

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

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!

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

 

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