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 the YA Book Club for Adults at Northside and chat about some books for Black History Month.
Books Erica mentioned:
- Between the Lines by Sandra Neil Wallace
Books Abby mentioned:
- The Annotated African American Folktales edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
- Little Leaders by Vashti Harrison
- Jason Reynolds and Nic Stone at Festival of the Book
- The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier
- Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
- The Cider House Rules by John Irving
- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
- Fannie Flagg
- Thelma and Louise
- Presidential podcast from The Washington Post
- Cville One Book community read program
Lin is reading:
- The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson (The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood; A Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood; Books on Tap book club)
- When by Daniel Pink
Virginia Employment Commission Charlottesville veterans employment representative Michael Barnes talked about his partnership with JMRL, including upcoming Job Fair at Northside Library on February 21.
Other resources around town he mentioned to help job seekers, especially veterans, are:
- Downtown Job Center
- Virginia Department of Veteran Services
- The Haven (who provide assistance to those experience homelessness and help them apply for housing assistance through the federal HUD VASH program)
- Wounded Warriors Project
- American Legion
- Disabled American Veterans
- PVCC Veterans Services
Drop in sessions rotating between Northside, Central, and Greene County Library locations will begin April 5 and be on Thursdays from 10-11am. Call the library for more information.
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.