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The Normal Public Library's podcast, featuring book, audio, and movie recommendations, information about the library's programs and services, and other fun odds and ends.

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The Normal Public Library's podcast, featuring book, audio, and movie recommendations, information about the library's programs and services, and other fun odds and ends.

    Episode Sixty-Two

    Episode Sixty-Two

    Mari discusses odd titles (and the more odd book covers) of No Reality November with Jane, Kristi, and Laura. Sit back and check it out!

    • 29 min
    Episode Sixty-One

    Episode Sixty-One

    In our sixty first episode, Mari speaks with Kristi and Laura about books to read in this season of change. Falling leaves, crisp mornings, and warm beverages all pair well with a good story. Sit back, settle in, and Check It Out.

    • 25 min
    Episode Sixty

    Episode Sixty

    Graphic novels are booming in popularity for readers of all ages. Topics range from a young girl navigating the worlds of roller derby and middle school; teenagers disappearing into a fantasy role-playing game; and the life of civil rights icon John Lewis in the 1960s. Plus so much more! Our 60th episode features Mari, Jane, and Kristi exploring the world of graphic novels — check it out!
     
    Titles in the podcast include:
    Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson Primates by Jim Ottaviani Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis The Mars Challenge by Alison Wilgus and Wyeth Yates The Way of the House Husband, vol. 1 by Kousuke Oono
    The Phantom Twin by Lisa Brown Die vol. 1 by Kieron Gillen and Stephanie Hans March, books 1, 2, 3 by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
     

    • 29 min
    Episode Fifty-Nine

    Episode Fifty-Nine

    Mari talks travel on this episode. Hear from Laura, Jane, and Kristi about all things nonfiction and fiction related to making that journey—sometimes of the mind, the heart, and often around the bend. Leave the driving to us. Sit back and check it out!

    • 41 min
    Episode Fifty-Eight

    Episode Fifty-Eight

    Mari speaks with Ally, Jennifer, Ron, and Laura about their summer reads and shares some insights about what makes it all so summer-like. So sit back, press play, chill down, and Check It Out.

    • 34 min
    Episode Fifty-Seven

    Episode Fifty-Seven

    Our podcast host Mari McKeeth interviews Kathleen Kirk about quarantine reads and electronic formats. Kathleen Kirk is a library staff member, actor, poet, and avid reader.

    • 27 min

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