45 episodes

Off the Shelf and In Your Ear.

HiJinx Howard County Library System

    • Education
    • 4.3 • 6 Ratings

Off the Shelf and In Your Ear.

    Episode 44: Spotlight: Local Black Businesses

    Episode 44: Spotlight: Local Black Businesses

    Episode 44: Spotlight: Local Black Businesses. In this episode, we chat with owners of excellent businesses -who are also black entrepreneurs - and share how you can support their growth. For a treat anytime anywhere, we hear from Taharka Bros. ice cream and for our time indoors - cozy candles from 228 Grant Street Candle Co. First, we speak with Kendal Brown, Founder of 228 Grant Street Candle Co. Next, we talk to Detric McCoy and Tayonna Jackson of Taharka Bros. Ice Cream.

    Taharka Bros Ice Cream - https://www.taharkabrothers.com/

    228 Grant Street Candle Co. - https://www.228grantstreet.com/

    Tayonna Jackson - https://linktr.ee/TayyBandz1

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 43: Launching A Legacy

    Episode 43: Launching A Legacy

    Episode 43: Launching A Legacy. In this episode, we speak with an award-winning, Emmy-nominated journalist and host of "Midday Maryland" on ABC Baltimore, Elsa M. Some of our listeners may have watched Elsa dazzle us as the emcee of our 2021 virtual Evening in the Stacks. Throughout her career as a TV reporter and anchor, Elsa has won several awards and distinctions including the Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence and The National Press Foundation’s “Why Journalism Matters” competition. She was named one of the "40 Ethiopians Under 40 Changing the World" by Addis Life Magazine. We get to know Elsa, hear about her journey, and learn how she is launching a legacy of her own.

    • 49 min
    Episode 42: Honor The Contributions Of Women

    Episode 42: Honor The Contributions Of Women

    Episode 42: Honor the Contributions of Women. In this episode, we will be speaking to Susan Ware, a pioneer in the field of women’s history and a leading feminist biographer. Ms. Ware is the author and editor of numerous books on twentieth-century U.S. History. Next, we talk to Vivian “Millie” Bailey, (Recorded, November 2020) a very special local hero and World War II Veteran.

    • 41 min
    Episode 41: Black Ownership Looking Back And Ahead

    Episode 41: Black Ownership Looking Back And Ahead

    Episode 41: Black Ownership Looking Back And Ahead. In this episode, we speak with Hannibal B. Johnson, Harvard Law School graduate, author, attorney, and consultant. Mr. Johnson dedicates his work and service to telling the story of Black Wall Street. We also talk to Laura Bacon, founder, and CEO of The 3rd, a space where Women of Color can build, execute and thrive.

    www.hannibalbjohnson.com
    Black Wall Street 100: An American City Grapples with its Historical Racial Trauma Amazon: https://amzn.to/3ukShzX

    www.The3rd.org
    Instagram: @the3rdinc

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 40: Virtual Meetings & Events Recharge

    Episode 40: Virtual Meetings & Events Recharge

    Episode 40: Virtual Meetings & Events Recharge. In this episode, we are excited to speak with a friend to HCLS, Ms. Heidi Hiller, Owner, Creative Director of Innovative Party Planners, and Virtual Event Producer of Innovative Virtual Events. We will talk about the state of the party planning industry as well as tips on hosting your own virtual event, and of course, we'll discuss the upcoming HCLS fundraiser Serata Virtuale Evening in the Stacks.

    Innovative Party Planners
    https://www.innovativepartyplanners.com/

    Tickets for Serata Virtuale Evening in the Stacks
    hclibrary.org/stacks

    • 47 min
    Episode 39: Home And Healthy for the Holidays

    Episode 39: Home And Healthy for the Holidays

    Episode 39: Home and Healthy for the Holidays. On this episode of HiJinx, we turn our attention to being home and healthy for the holidays. We are joined by three compassionate experts on the topics of, both, mental and nutritional health. First, we speak with Denise Guilano, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Howard County, Next, we talk to Razan Sahuri, Nutrition Educator / Maryland SNAP-Ed nutrition education, University of Maryland Extension (UME) Howard County and Karen Basinger, Family Consumer Sciences, University of Maryland Extension (UME) Howard County. We wish you all a Happy Holiday and a prosperous New Year.

    NAMI Howard County: namihowardcounty.org

    If You Are Having A Mental Health Emergency:
    • Call 911
    • Call The Grassroots Mobile Crisis Team At 410-531-6677.
    • Call 800-950-6264, Monday Through Friday From 10 A.M. To 6 P.M. Or Text The Crisis Text Line, A 24/7, Confidential Text Message Service (Text “HOME” To 741741)
    • Call The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline At 1-800-273-8255.

    University of Maryland Extension: eatsmart.umd.edu

    Razan Sahuri - rsahuri@umd.edu

    Karen Basinger - kbasinge@umd.edu

    • 58 min

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