52 episodes

Ocean County Library podcasts are the newest platform for our virtual programming. Among our topics are: Reviews of products and services; book talks; documentary discussions, author and artist chats, special guests from our museum partners, Ocean County offices, and elsewhere in and around our county.

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Ocean County Library podcasts are the newest platform for our virtual programming. Among our topics are: Reviews of products and services; book talks; documentary discussions, author and artist chats, special guests from our museum partners, Ocean County offices, and elsewhere in and around our county.

    Waves of YA 13: The Evolution of YA Science Fiction

    Waves of YA 13: The Evolution of YA Science Fiction

    In this episode, librarians of the Teen Literacy Team discuss the ever-changing genre of science fiction in Young Adult literature, exploring stories of imagined futures, social changes, and environmental impacts. Watch for a new episode every other Friday!

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    • 43 min
    Waves of YA 12: Fantastical Fantasies

    Waves of YA 12: Fantastical Fantasies

    Joins us for a dive into Fantasy, a genre that appeals to all ages. Our discussion reaches into the magical, the supernatural, and worlds unlike the one we inhabit. New Waves of YA podcasts go live every other Friday.

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    • 43 min
    OCL Sound Waves: "Endangered Species"

    OCL Sound Waves: "Endangered Species"

    "Endangered Species" is the title of the art exhibit in the Ocean County Library Toms River Branch throughout May 2022. Creators Barbara Kraemer and Suzi Hoffman of the Pine Shores Art Association, Manahawkin, hope that it will inspire viewers of all ages to think about, and act upon, ways to preserve nature around the world, and by extension, preserve our own lives.

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    • 37 min
    OCL Sound Waves: Meet Britini D'Angelo

    OCL Sound Waves: Meet Britini D'Angelo

    Britini D’Angelo was a houseguest on Big Brother Season 23 (CBS). During the finale, host Julie Chen Moonves gave Britini the floor and she revealed, to her fellow houseguests and to America, that not only is she a fourth-degree karate black belt, and teacher, but that she has Autism. Her goal was to bring about increased acceptance & awareness to the neurodivergent community and help to stop stigma’s associated with autism. In this podcast, taken from a virtual discussion that took place April 9, 2022, Britini was accompanied by her mother, Cathy. This program is sponsored by the Ocean County Library Foundation.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Waves of YA 11: Novels in Verse featuring YA Author and Poet Colby Cedar Smith

    Waves of YA 11: Novels in Verse featuring YA Author and Poet Colby Cedar Smith

    In this episode of Waves of YA, Young Adult author and poet Colby Cedar Smith joins us for a discussion of poetry and the impact of writing in verse. She also takes on a deep dive into her debut novel, Call Me Athena: Girl From Detroit. Stay to the end for a special reading from Colby herself.

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    • 44 min
    Waves of YA 10: Enter Dark Academia with Kit Frick

    Waves of YA 10: Enter Dark Academia with Kit Frick

    The Dark Academia genre has been vastly growing in popularity in the last few years, today we will be discussing the ins and outs of the genre with special guest, Kit Frick, while discussing her latest novel, Very Bad People.

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    • 57 min

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