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Library Friends Podcast, brought to you by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, is a regular conversation with advocates, investors, and champions of public libraries, both here in San Francisco and around the world.

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Library Friends Podcast, brought to you by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, is a regular conversation with advocates, investors, and champions of public libraries, both here in San Francisco and around the world.

    Writing in Lockdown - Shruti Swamy in conversation Daniel Handler.

    Writing in Lockdown - Shruti Swamy in conversation Daniel Handler.

    Writing in Lockdown - Brown Handler Resident Shruti Swamy in conversation Daniel Handler.

    Shruti Swamy, Brown Handler Resident and author of the forthcoming A House Is A Body from Algonquin press, starts off our new author series, Writing in Lockdown. Shruti will be reading the short story "The Siege," from her collection, and will discuss writing in isolation, favorite library branches, and the publishing industry with Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket).

    Go to FriendsSFPL.org to learn more.

    • 48 min
    The Power Of Scrappy at SFPL, Tuesday, 6/9/2020 (ft Diana Kapp, Emily Pilloton, and Walter Thompson)

    The Power Of Scrappy at SFPL, Tuesday, 6/9/2020 (ft Diana Kapp, Emily Pilloton, and Walter Thompson)

    Live event from Tuesday, 6/9/2020 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.

    Aconversation about The Power of Scrappy in all industries.

    Diana Kapp, a business journalist, author of Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business,

    Emily Pilloton, Founder and Executive Director of Girls Garage. Author of the new book Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See

    Walter Thompson, Senior Editor at TechCrunch and previously City Editor for Hoodline.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Electronic Resources Librarian on the SFPL’s Robust eResources

    Electronic Resources Librarian on the SFPL’s Robust eResources

    For this episode of the Library Friends Podcast, we’ll be speaking with Electronic Resources Librarian Daniel Matsumoto, about the robust eResources that are available with your library card. We will also talk about how the Library is handling the influx of traffic to these platforms. Daniel has been working in libraries for most of his career, and you may have seen him manning the circulation desk at the Main a couple of times a week.

    • 17 min
    Librarians on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Librarians on the Front Lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Alan Wong is a Librarian at the busy Excelsior Branch, who currently mobilized as a 'Disaster Service Worker' in the wake of COVID-19. We spoke with Alan (via mobile phone) to see how librarians are helping the City of San Francisco during this turbulent time. (For the full interview go to www.FriendsSFPL.org)

    • 24 min
    The Future of Our Library: Inside Out

    The Future of Our Library: Inside Out

    Welcome to a special episode of the Library Friends Podcast!

    Today we’re going to hear a presentation from the Mary Louise Stong Society Legacy Giving Breakfast, and listen to a Q and A afterward.

    • 54 min
    2. Chaney Kwak's short story Admission

    2. Chaney Kwak's short story Admission

    Chaney is a part of our inaugural class of Handler Brown Residents. A San Francisco based travel and short story writer, Chaney is working on his debut novel.

    For this show, we will be listening to a reading of Chaney’s short story Admission and talking about the story with the author.

    • 48 min

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