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The Library Pros Podcast is a show by a technology librarian and an Information Technology professional who are both employed in the public library sector. Chris and Bob will discuss new and developing technology and how it will apply to the public library world, and do it with some laughs. The guys will also have guests from the library world who are doing innovative things in their libraries. So come and join Chris and Bob, the Library Pros!

The Library Pros Chris DeCristofaro

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    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

The Library Pros Podcast is a show by a technology librarian and an Information Technology professional who are both employed in the public library sector. Chris and Bob will discuss new and developing technology and how it will apply to the public library world, and do it with some laughs. The guys will also have guests from the library world who are doing innovative things in their libraries. So come and join Chris and Bob, the Library Pros!

    Special Episode: Long Island Library Resources Council Conference 2020

    Special Episode: Long Island Library Resources Council Conference 2020

    Chris and Bob were asked back to the Long Island Library Resources Council’s conference on Libraries and the Future (this year held virtually). This is the 4th year the podcast was asked to podcast from the event, and the guest speakers this year were amazing. First we spoke to Nancy Kranich, Special Projects Research Librarian […]

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Episode 80 – Martin Brathen & Elise Conradi Biblioteksentralen Norway

    Episode 80 – Martin Brathen & Elise Conradi Biblioteksentralen Norway

    This is a first for the podcast, our first interview with library professionals from a non-english speaking nation. Today we virtually journey to Norway and speak to Martin Kristoffer Brathen and Elise Conradi from Biblioteksentralin (Bibsent) a unique collaborative organization that provides library services to the libraries of Norway. Chris speaks to the pair about […]

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Episode 79 James Nicholson Academia, Philosophy and ALIA

    Episode 79 James Nicholson Academia, Philosophy and ALIA

    Chris and Bob were joined via Zoom by James Nicholson who is the Program and Engagement Leader at Moreton Bay Region Libraries, Queensland, Australia. He is also the State Manager for the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). James sat and chatted with the guys about transitioning from an academic library setting to a public […]

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 78 – Sari Feldman Opening Libraries After the Pandemic

    Episode 78 – Sari Feldman Opening Libraries After the Pandemic

    Sari Feldman, former President of the Public Library Association (2009-2010), American Library Association President (2015-2016), frequent writer and contributor to Publisher’s Weekly and Executive Director of the Cuyahoga County Public Library in Ohio joined Chris and Bob via Zoom to discuss her article in Publisher’s Weekly entitled Public Libraries After the Pandemic. We talk about […]

    • 49 min
    SPECIAL EPISODE: COVID III How We Reopen after the Pandemic

    SPECIAL EPISODE: COVID III How We Reopen after the Pandemic

    Chris sat down with our previous panel to talk about how we open after libraries after the COVID-19 pandemic (assuming we are finding light at the end of the tunnel. Today joining us is Carol Ann Tack, Head of Readers Advisory at the Merrick Library in Merrick NY James Hutter, Technology Librarian, Technology Librarian, Head […]

    Episode 77 Maria Dismondy – Cardinal Rule Press

    Episode 77 Maria Dismondy – Cardinal Rule Press

    The podcast is working from home and Chris was able to speak with Maria Dismondy, children’s book author and founder of Cardinal Rule Press. Maria started her career as a teacher, and started writing children’s picture books that focus on a child’s self esteem, something she was not seeing in picture books. This concept became […]

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

kawells2 ,

Love this Podcast!

I have listened to a handful of the Library Pros from their start, and I had to write a review to tell the hosts that I have so enjoyed this. So far, my faves have been your interview with Sarah Houghton, and now your chat with David Ecker. I joined Thingiverse/Tumblr as a result! Keep up the great work! I will keep listening

Tech Librarian ,

The Library Pros are great!

This podcast has a unique view of libraries and technology. Chris and Bob are funny, informative and have great guests! The topics are varied and they take their show “on the road” too. Although they are from NY and talk to New York library people, they also have nationally recognized guests and even go international from time to time! Give them a try!

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