On the Same Page: Episode 4



On The Same Page is a new podcast from the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to keep you in the loop and on the same page about what’s happening at your library.

In this episode we interview four of the mystery authors who took part in the Authors in Your Backyard panel at Gordon Avenue Library on September 30. We also we talk to Lydia Witman, Manager of UVA’s Patient and Family Library, about upcoming grant-funded community health literacy initiatives in which JMRL is taking part. As always we talk about books.

Titles from Book Chat:

Erica mentioned:

Abby talks about:

During our talk with the mystery authors we learned:

About Sisters in Crime and Sisters in Crime Central Va. Well-known national members include: Laurie King, Louise Penny, Dana Stabenow, G.M. Malliet, and Anne Hillerman.

Authors of the Central VA chapter (including Meredith Cole and Rosemary Shomaker) contributed to the Virginia Is For Mysteries anthology.

Rosemary Shomaker recommends:

Meredith Cole recommends:

Jenna Harte talks about:

Mollie Cox Bryan recommends:

Bryan mentions that her first book, Scrapbook of Secrets, was written during NaNoWriMo. She has also written the Cumberland Creek series (set in the Shenandoah Valley)

General Links
Meredith mentions meeting a librarian at the Festival of the Book.

We talk about NaNoWriMo and how it provided inspiration for their writing. Find more JMRL NaNoWriMo resources on our Wiki.

Lydia Witman is the Library Manager at UVA’s Patient and Family Library. We talked about how October is Health Literacy Month and upcoming health literacy programming at JMRL provided by a grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine. Other agencies that will be involved with the grant are Jefferson Area CHIP, Ronald McDonald House, and Charlottesville Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition. We also discussed JMRL’s current health information database Magill’s Medical Guide Online (accessible with a library card).

The book Lydia mentioned reading recently was Coyote Wisdom by Lewis Mehl-Madrona

This podcast is made possible with generous support from the Friends of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. Find out more about the Friends, what they do, and how to support them at the following link.

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On the Same Page: Episode 3



On The Same Page is a new podcast from the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to keep you in the loop and on the same page about what’s happening at your library.

In this episode we talk about the newly expanded Toy Library and learn more about the newly created Local Voices collection. As always we talk about a lot of books.

Titles We Talked About during Book Chat:

Zach mentioned:

Erica and Abby discussed:

 

The Local Voices collection will go live later this month. To find out more about it, or add your work go to jmrl.org/localvoices.

If you missed the last episode’s conversation we had with Meredith about challenged books you can find it here.

The new Toy Library at JMRL was created by student volunteers from the University of Virginia, and is maintained by volunteers from UVA’s Madison House. To find a toy to check out, head to our catalog. Angela is listening to Spy School by Stuart Gibbs.

This podcast is made possible with generous support from the Friends of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. Find out more about the Friends, what they do, and how to support them at the following link.

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On the Same Page: Episode 2



On The Same Page is a new podcast from the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to keep you in the loop and on the same page about what’s happening at your library.

The second half of September is made up of Welcoming Week September 15-24 and Banned Books Week September 24-30.

Find titles Erica and Abby talked about in the catalog:

*Erica incorrectly says this is “You Shall Not Have My Hate”. Sorry! Abby was correct.

Liz talked about the programs JMRL is hosting for Welcome Week.

Titles Liz Mentioned:

Meredith talked about the Request for Reconsideration form and process here at JMRL and why titles sometimes get suggested for this process.

Titles Meredith Mentioned:

Links Meredith talked about using to find information about materials:

Access the policy governing library material selection and retention here. Request for Reconsideration forms are available at all library locations. Find more information about Banned Books Week events at JMRL on the Wiki.

This podcast is made possible with generous support from the Friends of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. Find out more about the Friends, what they do, and how to support them at the following link.

Friends of the Library


On the Same Page: Episode 1



On The Same Page is a new podcast from the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library to keep you in the loop and on the same page about what’s happening at your library.
September is Library Card Sign Up Month. To find out more about how to sign up and what you can do with your library card, check out JMRL’s borrowing policies.

Find the downloadable materials we mentioned in the following links.

 

Find titles Erica and Abby talked about in the catalog:

 

Erica also mentioned:

 

Neda talked about:

the Makerspace at the Northside Library

To use the printing service in the Northside Makerspace, fill out this form. 

Access the sites and programs Neda mentioned related to 3D printing and modeling:

 

Neda’s Book recommendations

 

Find the great programs Neda talked about for Tweens and Teens in our Beyond the Books library programming brochure.

This podcast is made possible with generous support from the Friends of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. Find out more about the Friends, what they do, and how to support them at the following link.

Friends of the Library