39 episodes

Librarians from Oak Creek Public Library discuss their latest reads and give their favorite reading, watching, and listening recommendations each month! Visit https://oakcreeklibrary.org/podcast for complete transcripts of every episode.

Not Your Mother's Library Not Your Mother's Library

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Librarians from Oak Creek Public Library discuss their latest reads and give their favorite reading, watching, and listening recommendations each month! Visit https://oakcreeklibrary.org/podcast for complete transcripts of every episode.

    Episode 19: Audiobooks are for Listeners

    Episode 19: Audiobooks are for Listeners

    Let's listen in and hear all about OCPL's new playaways! Leah and Rachel celebrate this new collection by dishing out the details of their favorite audiobooks.

    Check out what we talked about:

    Audiobooks mentioned:
    “To Die For” and “Drop Dead Gorgeous” by Linda Howard, "The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul” from the "Dirk Gently" series by Douglas Adams, the "Arcane Society" series by Jayne Ann Krentz / Jayne Castle / Amanda Quick, “Dune” by Frank Herbert, "The Others" series by Anne Bishop, and “Night Film" by Marisha Pessl.

    TV shows and movies mentioned:
    Dirk Gently, BBC Four
    Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, BBC America
    Dune, Director Denis Villeneuve
    Dune, Director David Lynch
    Tremors, Director Ron Underwood

    To access complete transcripts for all episode of Not Your Mother's Library, please visit: oakcreeklibrary.org/podcast

    Check out books, movies, and other materials through the Milwaukee County Federated Library System:
    countycat.mcfls.org
    hoopladigital.com
    wplc.overdrive.com
    oakcreeklibrary.org

    • 19 min
    Episode 18: Playing Games

    Episode 18: Playing Games

    In order to celebrate the library's new board game collection, Rachel and Leah tell one another about their go-to tabletop games.

    Check out what we talked about:

    "Clue," “Goosebumps: Terror in the Graveyard," "Bananagrams," "Are You Afraid of the Dark?," and "Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle."

    View a full list of items in OCPL's board game collection game by visiting our website: oakcreeklibrary.org/parents

    Request board games and other items by filling out our Curbside Pick Up Request Form: oakcreeklibrary.org/curbside

    To access complete transcripts for all episode of Not Your Mother's Library, please visit: oakcreeklibrary.org/podcast

    Check out books, movies, and other materials through the Milwaukee County Federated Library System:
    countycat.mcfls.org
    hoopladigital.com
    wplc.overdrive.com
    oakcreeklibrary.org

    • 12 min
    Episode 17: Zucchini or Zucchinis?

    Episode 17: Zucchini or Zucchinis?

    Our hosts discuss the Summer Reading Challenge, cookbooks, the importance of vegetables, and silly cat videos.

    Imagine Your Story by registering for Oak Creek Public Library's 2020 Summer Reading Challenge: oakcreeklibrary.org/src

    Check out what we talked about:

    The 2016 movie "My Life as a Zucchini," directed by Claude Barras. "Vegetable Literacy: Cooking and Gardening with Twelve Families from the Edible Plant Kingdom, with Over 300 Deliciously Simple Recipes" by Deborah Madison and "Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants" by Stefani Bittner. The "Uncharted" video game franchise, "The Fourth Labyrinth” by Christopher Golden, and "Prey" by Linda Howard.

    For more information on National Sneak Some Zucchini onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day, visit: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/national-sneak-some-zucchini-into-your-neighbors-porch-day-august-8/

    To access complete transcripts for all episode of Not Your Mother's Library, please visit: oakcreeklibrary.org/podcast

    Check out books, movies, and other materials through the Milwaukee County Federated Library System:
    countycat.mcfls.org
    hoopladigital.com
    wplc.overdrive.com
    oakcreeklibrary.org

    • 11 min
    Episode 16: Fairy Tales & Folklore

    Episode 16: Fairy Tales & Folklore

    Rachel and Leah start the Summer Reading Challenge by talking about their favorite fairy tales.

    Imagine Your Story by registering for Oak Creek Public Library's 2020 Summer Reading Challenge: oakcreeklibrary.org/src

    See the events calendar for upcoming programs: oakcreeklibrary.org/events

    Check out what we talked about:

    "Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories" by Thornton W. Burgess, featuring "Why Striped Chipmunk is Proud of His Stripes." "The Classic Fairy Tales" edited by Maria Tatar, featuring "Tiger's Bride" by Angela Carter and "Bluebeard's Egg" by Margaret Atwood. "Trouble with Trolls" and "The Mitten" by Jan Brett.

    For more information on Project Gutenberg, visit:
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    To access complete transcripts for all episode of Not Your Mother's Library, please visit: oakcreeklibrary.org/podcast

    Check out books, movies, and other materials through the Milwaukee County Federated Library System:
    countycat.mcfls.org
    hoopladigital.com
    wplc.overdrive.com
    oakcreeklibrary.org

    • 18 min
    Episode 15: Celebrating Wisconsin

    Episode 15: Celebrating Wisconsin

    Leah and Rachel celebrate National Dairy Month by talking about books and authors based in and around the state of Wisconsin.

    Check out what we talked about:

    "Images of America: Oak Creek Wisconsin" by Anita and Larry Rowe, "Cream City Chronicles: Stories of Milwaukee's Past" by John Gurda, "The Coincidence of Coconut Cake" by Amy Reichert, "Warriors, Saints, and Scoundrals: Brief Portraits of Real People Who Shaped Wisconsin's History" by Michael Edmonds and Samantha Snyder," "Walking Home Ground: In the Footsteps of Muir, Leopold, and Derleth" by Robert Root, and "Seven Stones" by Julia Lee.

    For more information on Interlibrary Loans, visit:
    oakcreeklibrary.org/borrowing-fees

    Check out books, movies, and other materials through the Milwaukee County Federated Library System:
    countycat.mcfls.org
    hoopladigital.com
    wplc.overdrive.com
    oakcreeklibrary.org

    • 14 min
    Mini-Episode 20: British Comedy

    Mini-Episode 20: British Comedy

    Who doesn't love to laugh? Rachel shares a handful of classic British TV shows that will have you in stitches.

    Here's everything we talked about in the episode:

    The Office (U.K.), BBC Two / BBC One
    The Office (U.S.), NBC
    Black Books, Channel 4
    Spaced, Channel 4
    The IT Crowd, Channel 4
    Green Wing, Channel 4
    Extras, BBC Two / BBC One

    Read the article that Rachel mentioned by visiting:
    https://time.com/3720218/difference-between-american-british-humour

    For more information on Interlibrary Loans, visit:
    https://oakcreeklibrary.org/borrowing-fees

    Have a question while the library is temporarily closed? Ask our staff! Call 414 766-7900 to leave a voicemail message or email us at library@oakcreekwi.org.

    Check out books, movies, and other materials through the Milwaukee County Federated Library System:
    countycat.mcfls.org
    www.hoopladigital.com
    wplc.overdrive.com
    oakcreeklibrary.org

    • 9 min

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