Off the Shelf with Delaware Library
Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 13th, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 13th, 2021

August 16, 2021

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. We speak with her about road trips and Ohio oddities. 

Recommendations include Scared Witchless by Amy Boyles and American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, The Birth of American CSI by Kate Winkler Dawson, and Ohio Oddities: A Guide to the Curious Attractions of the Buckeye State by Neil Zurcher. 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 13, 2021

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 36

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 36

August 11, 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 Via from from Community and Family Outreach Services

Books recommended include Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, Locke and Key by Joe Hill, and The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.

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 - August 6th, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - August 6th, 2021

August 9, 2021

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

Our special guest this week is Shannon Schilling Teen: Services Librarian. We talk about the upcoming National Free Comic Book Day and the announcement of the Buckeye Book Awards nominees.

Recommendations include Sharon Says So- Podcast, The Girls I've Been by Tess Sharpe, and Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio by Derf Backderf. 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 6, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 30th, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 30th, 2021

August 2, 2021

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

Our special guest this week is Kelly Cochran, our Youth Services Manager. We talk about the end of The Summer Reading Club for this year, upcoming programs which include an author visit from Molly Idle. You can register here

Recommendations include The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides, My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, and A Very Punchable Face by Colin Jost. 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 30, 2021

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 35

What to Read Wednesdays with Annie - Episode 35

July 28, 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 we have a review from Mark at the Powell Branch.

Books recommended include A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik, The Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All by Allan Gurganus, and The Color of Magic and We Free Men by Terry Pratchett.  

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 

Library Gals Go to the Movies - We Did NOT Like This Movie!

Library Gals Go to the Movies - We Did NOT Like This Movie!

July 28, 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 take a patron request and instantly regret it! 

This month's episode focuses on Nothing But Trouble, a movie so bad it's just BAD. Read more here.

You can request this movie if you also want to experience just how bad it is by visiting the library catalog here

Share your favorite bad movie with us by emailing us at libraryguys@delawarelibrary.org. We might just review your favorite one next. Happy listening!

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 23rd, 2021

Off the Shelf Radio Show - July 23rd, 2021

July 26, 2021

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

Our special guest this week is Zak Morgan. We talk to him about the amazing songs that he has written and performed including one about Fiona the hippo! You can check out his video for the Delaware County District Library here

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 23, 2021

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.

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