100 episodes

Circulating Ideas facilitates conversations about the innovative people & ideas moving libraries through the 21st century.

Circulating Ideas Steve Thomas

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Circulating Ideas facilitates conversations about the innovative people & ideas moving libraries through the 21st century.

    262: Unladylike Rules of Attraction by Amita Murray – Summer Reading Spectacular

    262: Unladylike Rules of Attraction by Amita Murray – Summer Reading Spectacular

    As part of the Summer Reading Spectacular, Steve chats with Amita Murray, author of Unladylike Rules of Attraction, the second novel in her Marleigh Sisters series, about her experiences with libraries, the inspiration behind her writing, and why incorporating diverse elements into her Regency romances is so crucial. At the Circ Desk, Rebecca and Yaika … Continue reading 262: Unladylike Rules of Attraction by Amita Murray – Summer Reading Spectacular

    261: The Bezzle by Cory Doctorow – Summer Reading Spectacular

    261: The Bezzle by Cory Doctorow – Summer Reading Spectacular

    As part of the Summer Reading Spectacular, Steve chats with Cory Doctorow, author of The Bezzle, the sequel to Red Team Blues, about the concept of enshittification, Cory’s creative process and prolific writing during the lockdown, his strategies for managing information intake, and much more. And stay tuned for the debut of The Circ Desk … Continue reading 261: The Bezzle by Cory Doctorow – Summer Reading Spectacular

    260: The 12 Steps to a Community-Led Library

    260: The 12 Steps to a Community-Led Library

    Steve chats with Audrey Barbakoff and Noah Lenstra, authors of The 12 Steps to a Community-Led Library, about the motivations behind writing the book, the principles of community-led library work, emphasizing equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice, and practical advice for librarians interested in adopting this model. Read the transcript! Audrey Barbakoff is the CEO of … Continue reading 260: The 12 Steps to a Community-Led Library

    259: Literature and Primary Sources: The Perfect Pairing for Student Learning

    259: Literature and Primary Sources: The Perfect Pairing for Student Learning

    Steve chats with Tom Bober and Rebecca Newland, authors of Literature and Primary Sources: The Perfect Pairing for Student Learning, about their time working at the Library of Congress, why primary sources are important, how librarians and teachers can better collaborate, and how today’s digital media will become tomorrow’s shoeboxes full of photos. Read the … Continue reading 259: Literature and Primary Sources: The Perfect Pairing for Student Learning

    258: The Last Comics on Earth: Too Many Villains by Max Brallier

    258: The Last Comics on Earth: Too Many Villains by Max Brallier

    Steve chats with Max Brallier, author of The Last Comics on Earth: Too Many Villains, the second book in the Last Comics graphic novel series spun off from his bestselling Last Kids on Earth series. They chat about balancing an apocalyptic background with a light-hearted tone, the differences between the Last Kids and Last Comics … Continue reading 258: The Last Comics on Earth: Too Many Villains by Max Brallier

    257: Financial Literacy with Richland Library

    257: Financial Literacy with Richland Library

    Steve chats with Sylvie Golod and Thomas Maluck from Richland Library about why financial literacy is an important topic for libraries to cover, the programs and services Richland offers in its Business, Careers, and Resources Center, how to make the subject appealing to teens and adults, and the importance of community partners. Plus, a Secret … Continue reading 257: Financial Literacy with Richland Library

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