The Library is excited to announce the first episode in a new podcast called Library Chat. It is in addition to the library’s monthly Library News podcast and Braille Bits podcast. Check out the library’s Podcast Page for information on all the library’s podcasts and episodes.
During the Library Chat podcast, we discussed books and other podcasts around different topics. October’s Library Chat will focus on the topic of Halloween. Listen in to hear about spooky books, Halloween traditions and more. We also discussed the podcast Stuff You Should Know: Where Did Trick-Or-Treating Come From? The popular Stuff You Should Know podcast and video series is published by Stuff Media and hosted by Josh Clark and Charles W. “Chuck” Bryant, both writers at HowStuffWorks. The podcast launched in 2008 and covers a variety of topics in the fields of science, history, urban legends and pop culture.
Check out the book list below highlighting the books we discussed during the podcast and other noteworthy spooky titles.
Library Chat: October 2020 Book List
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson DB26427 BR11092 LT4028
Dracula by Bram Stoker DB31689 BR8277
Frankenstein by Mary W. Shelley DB25835 BR12173 LT5603
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman DB68027 BR18241
Hallowe’en Party: a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie DB97649
The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury DB44005 BR10971
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson DB26179 LT11759
Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving DB16731 BR08876
Salem’s Lot by Stephen King DB62402 BR22530 LT4278
Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark by Alvin Schwartz DB19713
The Shining by Stephen King DB51373 BR13271 LT4276
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury DB50233 BR12583