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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 learn about Winter Reading, library card renewals, and Northside Library children’s educational app program. But first Abby and I did some book talking.
Books we talked about –
- The Nature Fix by Florence Williams ( and we are excited because she will be appearing at the Virginia Festival of the Book)
- Code Girls by Liza Mundy (Margot Lee Shetterly, the author of Hidden Figures — which we mention, will also be appearing at the Virginia Festival of the Book)
- Quackery by Lydia Kang and Nate Pedersen (update: the cannibalism chapter was a little tough to get through)
- Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins (Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel and Sunlight Pilgrims by Jenni Fagan)
- Verax by Pratap Chatterjee
- Don’t Call Us Dead: poems by Danez Smith
We also mentioned:
- The Handmaid’s Tale and the Maddaddam series by Margaret Atwood
- The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
- The Giver by Lois Lowry
- Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
- Legend by Marie Lu
- Divergent by Veronica Roth
- Crossed by Ally Condie
Learn about Winter Reading and Thousand Books Before Kindergarten on the Kids page.
Angela is reading Disorderly Knights by Dorothy Dunnett
Corey, from Northside Library, talked about their featured app program which was inspired by the Virginia Discovery Museum.
- Apps they have featured so far include:
- Sushi Monster (iOS)
- Draw and Tell by Duck Duck Moose (iOS)
- Marco Polo Weather (iOS and Android)
Corey recently read Tumble and Blue by Cassie Beasley (author of Circus Mirandus)
Brittany is reading The Cat Whisperer: Why Cats Do What They Do-and How To Get Them To Do What You Want by Mieshelle Nagelschneider
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.