39 episodes

Snuggle up with the world‘s greatest storyteller, Mimi! Once a month join Kiddo and his grandmother Mimi for stories, adventures, and delicious snacks.

PJ Library Presents: Afternoons With Mimi PJ Library

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.7 • 45 Ratings

Snuggle up with the world‘s greatest storyteller, Mimi! Once a month join Kiddo and his grandmother Mimi for stories, adventures, and delicious snacks.

    Kiddo Helps His Friends

    Kiddo Helps His Friends

    Earlier today, some friends wouldn’t stop arguing on a bumpy bus ride, and Kiddo is feeling so frustrated about it that his tummy hurts. At Mimi's, Kiddo calms down enough to talk about it, and of course Mimi has the perfect story to share, Aaron the Peacemaker. Mimi always finds a way to give Kiddo the tools to get through rough times.
     
    Episode Credits:
     
    Afternoons With Mimi is a production of PJ Library.
     
    Production: Executive Producer, Alli Thresher, Associate Producer, Elizabeth Korelitz Writer and Story Editor: Alli Thresher
    Audio editing, mixing, mastering, and score: Peter Moore, Palace of Purpose Studios in Malden, MA
    Opening Theme Song: Lyrics by Alli Thresher, composed and arranged by Hovav Paller Performed by Deirdre Wade
     
    Cast:
    Kiddo: Percy Blythe
    Mimi: Deirdre Wade

    • 9 min
    Playlist: World Read Aloud Day

    Playlist: World Read Aloud Day

    Happy World Read Aloud Day from all of us here at PJ Library and Afternoons With Mimi. We hope you'll enjoy this lovely, nice and long playlist of Mimi reading your favorite PJ Library storybooks.
     
    The Candlewick
    Written by Jennifer Rosner
    Illustrated by Kristina Swarner
    Published by PJ Publishing
     
    The Chocolate King
    Written by Michael Leventhal
    Illustrated by Laura Catalaan
    Published by Green Bean Books
     
    Benjy's Blanket
    Written by Miguel Gouveia
    Illustrated by Raquel Catalina
    Published by Green Bean Books
     
    Yitzi, the Trusty Tractor
    Written by Naomi Shulman
    Illustrated by Shelly Couvillion
    Published by PJ Publishing
     
    Until the Blueberries Grow
    Written by Jennifer Wolf Kam
    Illustrated by Sally Walker
    Published by PJ Publishing
     
    Saturdays Are Special
    Written by Chris Barash
    Illustrated by Abigail Marble
    Published by PJ Publishing
     
    The Mouse Who Danced the Hora
    Written by Pamela Mayer
    Illustrated by Christine Davenier
    Published by PJ Publishing
     
    Episode Credits:
    Afternoons With Mimi is a production of PJ Library.
    Production: Executive Producer, Alli Thresher. Associate Producer, Elizabeth Korelitz
    Writer: Alli Thresher
    Audio editing, mixing, mastering, and score: Peter Moore, Palace of Purpose Studios in Malden, MA
    Opening Theme Song: Lyrics by Alli Thresher, composed and arranged by Hovav Paller
    Performed by Deirdre Wade
    Cast:
    Narrator: Alli Thresher
    Mimi: Deirdre Wade
     

    • 35 min
    Kiddo Repairs the World

    Kiddo Repairs the World

    On the way to get ice cream, Mimi gives money to someone in need. Kiddo wonders why and worries that now they won’t have enough to buy ice cream. Mimi explains the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, and the small ways we can find and spread kindness and light.
     
    Episode Credits:
    Afternoons With Mimi is a production of PJ Library.
    Production: Executive Producer, Alli Thresher; Associate Producer, Elizabeth Korelitz
    Writer: Alli Thresher
    Audio editing, mixing, mastering, and score: Peter Moore, Palace of Purpose Studios in Malden, MA
    Opening Theme Song: Lyrics by Alli Thresher, composed and arranged by Hovav PallerPerformed by Deirdre Wade
    Cast:
    Kiddo: Percy Blythe
    Mimi: Deirdre Wade
     
     

    • 5 min
    Kiddo’s Lazy Saturday

    Kiddo’s Lazy Saturday

    Kiddo wants to do so many things on his to-do list! But Mimi knows best and reminds Kiddo that it's Shabbat. Time to rest and snuggle up and read their latest PJ Library delivery: Saturdays are Special, written by Chris Barash, illustrated by Abigail Marble, and published by PJ Publishing.  
     
    Episode Credits:
    Afternoons With Mimi is a production of PJ Library.
    Production: Executive Producer, Alli Thresher
    Writer: Alli Thresher
    Audio editing, mixing, mastering, and score: Peter Moore, Palace of Purpose Studios in Malden, MA
    Opening Theme Song: Lyrics by Alli Thresher, composed and arranged by Hovav PallerPerformed by Deirdre Wade
    Cast:
    Kiddo: Percy Blythe
    Mimi: Deirdre Wade
     
     

    • 4 min
    Shabbat Playlist

    Shabbat Playlist

    Each Friday evening, families around the world begin the celebration of Shabbat. For many, the evening includes favorite foods, company for dinner, special songs, and blessings. This week, we have a playlist featuring stories all about Shabbat. 
    If you like what you hear, be sure to visit our other shows on our PJ Library Presents network. We've got not one, not two, but three special Shabbat playlists!

    • 34 min
    Kiddo Plays Pretend

    Kiddo Plays Pretend

    Kiddo is so bored and there's nothing to do. But Mimi knows that a little creativity can cure any dull day, even when all you have is a paper towel roll. Did you know that creativity and cooperation are both Jewish values? So is being a good friend. To learn more and find picture book recommendations, visit PJLibrary.org/values for more.
     
    Episode Credits:
    Afternoons With Mimi is a production of PJ Library.
    Production: Executive Producer, Alli Thresher
    Writer: Alli Thresher
    Audio editing, mixing, mastering, and score: Peter Moore, Palace of Purpose Studios in Malden, MA
    Opening Theme Song: Lyrics by Alli Thresher, composed and arranged by Hovav PallerPerformed by Deirdre Wade
    Cast:
    Kiddo: Percy Blythe
    Mimi: Deirdre Wade

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

MC in CLT ,

Mimi is the grandma we all need

My kids and I love all the Afternoons with Mimi episodes and are always ready to gobble up more. Mimi is an auditory warm hug as she explains Jewish values and folk tails. 6/5 stars!!

FNAF Lover!! ,

Amazing!!!

Great podcast! Please add more episodes!

Evie hihi ,

Amazing!

My daughter loves this podcast! It’s great. It teachers her about honesty and kindness.

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