33 episodes

Listeners’ Advisory is the San Diego Public Library (SDPL) podcast and audio access point that connects users with SDPL services, facilities, and staff. Enjoy a mixture of narrative-driven segments, in-depth interviews, and roundtable discussions about everything from professional recommendations to community-centric matters. Now in its second season, the Listeners’ Advisory podcast is expanding to include the Books for Good Trouble podcast series which features provocative literature and connected stories of individuals, authors, and activists alike. All of our podcast programming strives to engage listeners with unique content that expands perspective and knowledge. This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation of San Diego.

Listeners' Advisory: The San Diego Public Library Podcast The San Diego Public Library

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    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Listeners’ Advisory is the San Diego Public Library (SDPL) podcast and audio access point that connects users with SDPL services, facilities, and staff. Enjoy a mixture of narrative-driven segments, in-depth interviews, and roundtable discussions about everything from professional recommendations to community-centric matters. Now in its second season, the Listeners’ Advisory podcast is expanding to include the Books for Good Trouble podcast series which features provocative literature and connected stories of individuals, authors, and activists alike. All of our podcast programming strives to engage listeners with unique content that expands perspective and knowledge. This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation of San Diego.

    Haunted SDPL

    Haunted SDPL

    In our season two finale episode, Skyline Hills Branch Manager Azalea Ebbay and Chula Vista Public Librarian Lydia Bringerud interview Library Assistant II, children's author, and paranormal investigator Tim Mountain. They learn about how paranormal investigations are conducted and discuss the connections between haunting and trauma in library work.
    Pacific Paranormal Investigators
    Book Recommendations by Tim Mountain
    Haunted San Diego by Gail White The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan Anything by Rosemary GuileyNational Alliance on Mental Illness
    Mental Health Services @SDPL
    This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation SD.

    • 21 min
    Library Foundation SD

    Library Foundation SD

    In this episode, Scott introduces listeners to the Library Foundation SD, the non profit advocacy organization that supports the San Diego Public Library through various programs and fundraising efforts. Scott interviews Library Foundation SD staff, current and former board members, as well as SDPL staff to discuss the Foundation’s impacts, history, and challenges.

    The Library Foundation SD
    Library Shop
    LGBTQIA+ Library ServicesMy First Library CardCareer Online High SchoolSD Access 4 All 6th Annual Matchbook Story ContestLogan Heights Library IDEA LabLibrary NExTFriends of the San Diego Public Library


    This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation SD.

    • 19 min
    The City Archives

    The City Archives

    In this episode, Bob meets San Diego City Clerk Liz Maland, Archives Program Manager Sam Ely, and Archives Supervisor Anne Miggins. They discuss the history of the City Archives, the Digital Archives, and the 4th Annual Archives Month series of events. Bob also visits the Archives in person and learns about preservation measures and sees some really cool (like, really really cool) artifacts and historical documents. 
    Office of the City Clerk
    ArchivesDigital Archives4th Annual Archives Month (use this link to sign up for tours and lectures) 
    This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation SD.

    • 15 min
    REBROADCAST: Banned Books Week

    REBROADCAST: Banned Books Week

    SEASON ONE REBROADCAST: In this episode, Bob speaks with Director of the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual Freedom, Deborah Caldwell-Stone and SDPL Supervising Librarian of Technical Services, Robyn Gage-Norquist about intellectual freedom, censorship, and the ethics of librarianship. 
    Banned Books Week
    Deborah Caldwell-StoneLibrary Bill of RightsFreedom to Read StatementFreedom to View Statement SDPL’s Collection Development Policy
    This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation SD.

    • 11 min
    Books for Good Trouble: Lizz Huerta's The Lost Dreamer

    Books for Good Trouble: Lizz Huerta's The Lost Dreamer

    In this episode, Bob sits down with young adult fantasy author, Lizz Huerta. They discuss her new book, The Lost Dreamer, her working-class roots and beginnings as a writer, as well as San Diego's literary scene.

    The Books for Good Trouble podcast will be sharing the feed of the Listeners' Advisory podcast for approximately 5 episodes. This podcast series features provocative literature and connected stories of individuals, authors, and activists alike. Find related Books for Good Trouble events here.

    Lizz Huerta - The Lost Dreamer
    Charles C. Mann - 1491
    Music
     
    DJ Pnutz - Hotter than Hades
    This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation SD.

    • 25 min
    Collection Development

    Collection Development

    In this episode, co-host Scott Ehrig Burgess speaks with SDPL’s Collection Development team, Angie Stava, Heidi Wigler, and Zeina Guoin. They discuss expanding material offerings, keeping up with industry trends, and the mechanics of collection development and management. 
    Scott’s Pretentious Book List: 
    Hamnet - Maggie O’FarrelDrive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead - Olga TokarczukEntangled Life - Merlin SheldrakeBaron Wenckheim’s Homecoming - László KrasznahorkaiStrange Beasts of China - Yan GeStalking the Atomic City - Markiyan KamyshAt the Edge of the Woods - Masatsugu OnoGuyana Quartet - Wilson Harris 

    Library Lending
    Library Collection Development Policy
    Library Catalog
    Music - The Mind Orchestra “Owen” © 2020. 



    This podcast is supported by the Library Foundation SD.

    • 12 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Zeinabud ,

Listeners Advisory

This is such a well done & interesting show that can appeal to all. Love that there is information and humor from the hosts! Impressed with how the personalities of the librarians and their interests are represented in the show!

Karen SanDiego ,

Great Idea!

Wonderful idea... a San Diego Public Library podcast! I humbly suggest adding some brief “show notes” to provide follow up information, such as links to the current SupportMyLibrary survey.

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