Library News Podcast: September 2021

Join library staff for September’s Library News podcast which features information about the library’s upcoming youth library programs, the ten most challenged books of 2020 for this month’s Banned Books Week, information about Library Card Sign Up Month, news about STEM activity kits, and information about ongoing library events and programs.

Library Chat Podcast: August 2021

In August’s Library Chat library staff discuss some great summer reads that are perfect for vacation or staycations.  We also discuss various podcasts all about books that can help us find our next great read.

Library Chat Podcasts:  August 2021

Library Chat Booklist:  August 2021

Check Out These Great Podcasts From The Library

The Library currently has three podcasts available to listeners.  They cover various topics featuring library staff and special guests.  Try out our podcasts and please feel free to share with anyone who you think would enjoy them.  You can find links to episodes on our Library Podcasts Page or by using the links below.

Braille Bits is a program conducted by the Iowa Library for the Blind and Print Disabled, providing braille lessons online or by mail. This podcast corresponds with each Braille Bits lesson. It features each Braille Bits Lesson and an interview with a special guest to discuss all things braille. Check out the library’s Instructional Materials Center blog for more information about Braille Bits.

Library Chat Each month, during the Library Chat podcast, library staff discusses books and other podcasts around different topics.

Library News A monthly podcast highlighting library events, programs, services, books, and more from the Iowa Library for the Blind and Print Disabled.

Library News Podcast: August 2021

Join library staff for August’s Library News podcast which features information about the library’s youth summer reading programs, the top ten non-fiction books downloaded from BARD last month, information about the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled’s music section and information about ongoing library events and programs.

Library Chat Podcast: July 2021

In July’s Library Chat we discuss the vast topic of sports and the books that go with them.  We also discuss the podcast Sports? With Katie Nolan, Episode Better Than Space Jam.  Check out the library blog for a book list and more from the Library Chat July episode.

Library Chat:  July 2021 Book List

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander  DB79528

Ghost (Track #1) by Jason Reynolds  DB85921  BR21669

Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica  DB71012

The Jordan Rules by Sam Smith  DB34711

24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid by Willie Mays  DB99789  BR23250

Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game by Michael Lewis  DB56245

The Blind Side: evolution of a game by Michael Lewis DB63689  BR21589

Friday Night Lights: a town, a team, and a dream by H.G. Bissinger DB32152

A Good Walk Spoiled: days and nights on the PGA tour by John Feinstein  DB40694

The Sports Gene: inside the science of extraordinary athletic performance by David Epstien  DB77479

Ali: a life by Jonathan Eig  DB89738

The Art of Fielding: a novel by Chad Harbach DB73791

Seabiscuit:  an American legend by Laura Hillenbrand  DB51968   BR14930

The Natural by Bernard Malamud  DB10717

Into Thin Air: a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster by Jon Krakauer DB44525

Also, check out 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.