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A Toronto Public Library podcast for readers, writers, and... everybody else.

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A Toronto Public Library podcast for readers, writers, and... everybody else.

    Shelve Under: Book Club

    Shelve Under: Book Club

    Reading: Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo. Mike, Jason and Wendy are joined by adult librarian and Talk About Books presenter Eunice for a chat about Evaristo's Man Booker Prizewinning novel.

    • 43 min
    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Eleven)

    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Eleven)

    Mike is joined by Myrna, a Special Collections librarian, to talk about elearning and some online courses Myrna has been taking from home.

    • 23 min
    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Ten)

    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Ten)

    Jason is joined by Ana and Suzanne from the Children's Services department to talk about online programs for children. Then get ready for cute overload as we get book recommendations from the children of library staff.

    • 25 min
    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Nine)

    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Nine)

    Jason and Wendy talk about online book clubs and other services for readers, and announce a new Shelve Under: Book Club. Join us in reading Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other then send in your thoughts on the book to shelveunder@tpl.ca by Wednesday, June 17th.

    • 21 min
    Shelve Under: Newcomers

    Shelve Under: Newcomers

    What is life like for an immigrant or refugee moving to Toronto?

    Mike and Christina talk about their experiences serving newcomers in library branches, then Mike interviews staff from the library and COSTI about helping newcomers in their integration journey. Then Mike and Christina give book recommendations about immigration and the newcomer experience.

    • 47 min
    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Eight)

    Shelve Under: Distancing (Part Eight)

    Mike is joined by a special guest, Alice, to talk about The List and recommend some teen books.

    • 21 min

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