Welcome to our podcast!
This biweekly show will feature conversations and interviews all about your public libraries and the people who populate them. Tune in to laugh a little and learn a little about the communities, the staff, the events, the backrooms, the happenings, and much more.
It’s a half hour of happiness delivered to your earbuds every two weeks!
Open your eyes to all the ways your local libraries matter.
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You can also listen to the show on Mondays at 6:00 pm and Fridays at 10:00 am on KVAX 102.5 FM in east Whatcom County
Episode 11 Notes
- Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
- The Smell of Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
- Sitka Alaska Community Radio Station KCAW
- Contact Tracing information from the CDC
“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”
– J.M. Barrie
- Nancy Pearl Action Figure at Archie McPhee’s Store
- National Book Foundation LIterarian Award
- Books by Nancy Pearl
- The Seattle Channel – Book Lust podcast
- Nancy Pearl interviews Tom Hanks (Video)
- Nancy Pearl interviews Melinda French Gates (Video)
- Seattle Reads program (formerly called “If All Seattle Read the Same Book”)
- Angle of Repose by Wallace Stenger
- New Yorker article on Walker Percy’s novel, The Moviegoer
Episode 10 Notes
Episode 9 Notes
Library of Things
Authors that Emma and Mary K. have met
Audio books with a good narrator
Ozymandias of Egypt
“Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!”
- The 2000s Made Me Gay
- Hench by Natalie Zena Walschots
(Nancy Pearl interviews Natalie Zena Walschots on her Book Lust podcast)
Episode 8 Notes
Episode 7 Notes
- I Found a Baby Duck, What Do I Do? by Dale Bick Carlson
- Watch the PBS live action feature film Wind in the Willows on Kanopy
- Grow your own garden with The Edible Backyard by Ivette Soler
- Katrina’s Book Recommendation: Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding by Daniel Lieberman
- YouTube Video: Abbe Rolnick talks about how the community of Deming raised money and built their library
Episode 6 Notes
- Watch a video of the new Missoula MT library
- Read the latest Cascadia Weekly book reviews by Christine Perkins and Lisa Gresham
- Read about the surprise gift to the Everson Library which helped fund their remodel
- Watch the Nookchats, oral local histories filmed at the Everson Library
- Check out A People’s History of the Vampire Uprising by Raymond Villareal
- Check out Legends of the North Cascades by Jonathan Evison
Episode 5 Notes
Episode 4 Notes
Episode 3 Notes
- Say hello to Liz Andre on the South Whatcom Facebook page
- Read The Tubman Command by Elizabeth Cobbs
- Read Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
- Search our collection for Playaway reads
- Read the Britannica Library article about Shrewsbury, UK (log in with your library card)
- Here’s a graphic novel about Charles Darwin!
- New Teen Fiction and Nonfiction
- Find A Forest of Words and Whatcomics on our Teen page
- Newest Mysteries in our collection!
Episode 2 Notes
- Visit our Summer Reading page here
- See photos and images from past Summer Reading seasons including Tammy LaPlante’s reading lists from when she was a child.
- Watch our 2019 History Harvest interview with Tammy LaPlante on the Washington Rural Heritage website here
- Welcome North Fork Manager Katrina Buckman on the North Fork Facebook page here