On Monday, December 11, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. (central time), the National Library Service for the Blind and Disabled (NLS) Patron Engagement Section will host the quarterly Patron Corner.
The topic for this program is The Life Cycle of the Talking Book. The session will be 90 minutes and will feature the NLS Collections Division, which is responsible for all phases of book selection, production, and distribution.
To learn more and join the conversation, visit the Patron Corner page from NLS.
Join library staff for December’s Library News podcast which features:
- Friends of the Library Holiday Concert Recap
- Top Ten Nonfiction Books Downloaded from BARD
- Mailing Library Materials Reminder
- NLS monthly virtual programs
- December’s Makerspace Monday
- And more!
The Library Chat Podcast and Book Club for November is here. Join library staff as they review and discuss the title Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (DB92245 and BR22862). Spoiler alert if you haven’t read the book.
For December’s Library Chat Podcast staff will be reviewing and discussing the title Educated by Tara Westover (DB90188, DB95267, BR22656, LT12707).
Book Synopsis: Memoir exploring the author’s path from being raised in a fundamentalist, paranoiac Mormon family where she was homeschooled to eventually working her way to graduate degrees at Cambridge and Harvard. Discusses hardships faced by the family, abuse at the hands of a sibling, and more. Some violence, strong language. 2018.
Read the book and then submit your comments or questions to the Library Chat group to be discussed during the December Library Chat Podcast. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Library Chat Book Club. Or call the library at 515-281-1323. Please have your comments or questions submitted to the library by Monday, December 4th.