Join library staff for October’s Library News podcast which features information about the new Foreign Language Quarterly from NLS, the top ten most popular books downloaded on BARD, and information about ongoing library events and programs.
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.
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
- The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris DB103816
- Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid DB103564
- The maidens by Alex Michaelides DB103810
- People we meet on vacation by Emily Henry DB103191
- 28 summers by Elin Hilderbrand DB99851
- Big summer by Jennifer Weiner DB99247
- Rosaline Palmer takes the cake by Alexis J. Hall DB103451
- Hana Khan carries on by Uzma Jalaluddin DB103094
- Arsenic and adobo by Mia P. Manansala DB103534
- First comes like by Alisha Rai DB102474
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.
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.
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
Million-Dollar Throw by Mike Lupica DB71012
The Jordan Rules by Sam Smith DB34711
Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game by Michael Lewis DB56245
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
The Natural by Bernard Malamud DB10717
Into Thin Air: a personal account of the Mount Everest disaster by Jon Krakauer DB44525