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Need more bookish banter in your life? Then tune in to Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians, the monthly podcast from the Pittsford Community Library. Each episode features an assortment of fun segments hosted by PCL librarians Robyn and Jim, from book discussions and recommendations to interviews with special guests and programming updates.

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Need more bookish banter in your life? Then tune in to Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians, the monthly podcast from the Pittsford Community Library. Each episode features an assortment of fun segments hosted by PCL librarians Robyn and Jim, from book discussions and recommendations to interviews with special guests and programming updates.

    YFNL - Episode 5: It’s All Reading!: Print Books, eBooks, and Audiobooks

    YFNL - Episode 5: It’s All Reading!: Print Books, eBooks, and Audiobooks

    Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians are back with a new episode full of bookish banter! On the podcast this month we discuss the benefits of different types of reading formats and hear an enlightening interview with Alison Meyers, the executive director of Rochester’s literary arts center Writers & Books. As always, your co-hosts Robyn and Jim dish out some great recommendations and we hear all about everything happening at PCL this month.

    This is the final episode of season one of Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians, but check back in November for the first episode of season two!

    Recommendations...

    The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
    The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11 by Garrett Graff

    • 45 min
    YFNL - Episode 4: Reading During the Summer

    YFNL - Episode 4: Reading During the Summer

    This month, Jim and Robyn talk all things reading during the summer: the best books to take on vacation, what a beach read truly is, and, of course, summer reading at PCL. Join them for conversations with Rachel Pazda, circulation supervisor at PCL, and Liz Bauld, The Storybook Cook. Stick around for their favorite summer reads and to hear about everything that's coming up at PCL.

    Recommended this month...

    - S*** Actually by Lindy West

    - Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

    - Sincerely, Your Autistic Child: What People on the Autism Spectrum Wish Their Parents Knew About Growing Up, Acceptance, and Identity *multiple authors*

    • 54 min
    YFNL - Episode 3: James Patterson for Beginners

    YFNL - Episode 3: James Patterson for Beginners

    This month Jim and Robyn talk with library page Roberta about their experience reading James Patterson for the first time, chat with Assistant Director Kate Procious about true crime, discuss digital newspapers with Library Director Amanda Madigan, and hear all about the events that are coming up in June.

    Recommendations this month...

    Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman

    We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

    A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

    • 43 min
    YFNL - Episode 2: Book to Movie Adaptations

    YFNL - Episode 2: Book to Movie Adaptations

    Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians are back this month with a discussion perfectly timed for Oscar season: book-to-movie adaptations! Hear an interview with Vinise Bobrov, children's librarian at PCL, and tune in for recommendations, information about upcoming events, and a hint at next month's episode. 

    Recommended this month...

    Drawn Together by Mihn Le

    Dragon Pearl (Rick Riordan Presents) by Yoon Ha Lee 

    Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

    When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen

    Interior Chinatown by Charles Wu

    The Committed by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    • 30 min
    YFNL - Episode 1: Reading During The Pandemic

    YFNL - Episode 1: Reading During The Pandemic

    The first full episode of Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians, PCL's podcast, is now available! Tune in for a discussion of reading during the pandemic, an interview with PCL's director Amanda Madigan, book recommendations, and information about all of our upcoming events.

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    • 31 min
    Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians April Teaser

    Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians April Teaser

    Need more bookish banter in your life? Then tune in to Your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians, the monthly podcast from the Pittsford Community Library. Each episode features an assortment of fun segments hosted by PCL librarians Robyn and Jim, from book discussions and recommendations to interviews with special guests and programming updates.

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