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Pages, Clerks, and Bears! Oh my!

Pages, Clerks, and Bears! Oh my!

October 21, 2019

Did you know that not every staff member in the Library is a Librarian? Ever wondered what the difference is between a page, a clerk, an information specialist and a Librarian? Well, when we asked folks on facebook what they wanted to know about the Library, several patrons wondered just that. Well wonder no more! We've gathered staff members who have worked a number of positions and are ready to explain what these jobs entail. Spoiler alert: No matter the position, we're all happy to help!  

K-Drama

K-Drama

October 14, 2019

In our latest episode of the Did you hear? podcast we explore K-Drama. What the heck is that? Tune in to find out. Librarian Rachel Novotny talks about its history and answers some questions about the artists and explains the how and why this genre has become so popular. Get ready, we’re going inside K-Drama! 

Oh, the questions we get …

Oh, the questions we get …

October 7, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear, our librarians Scott and Bryan talk with Melissa and Dave about the questions we receive most often from patrons. When Google stumps you, we’re here to help you search for those tricky answers. Also, cookies!

Anthologies

Anthologies

September 30, 2019

Need something to read? Do you want to try something different? We encourage you to try anthologies! What are they? Why are they so amazingly good? You must listen to discover. Guest Librarians Helen and Lisa join Dave Carson as we investigate anthologies. Lisa created an Anthologies reading list!  

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2019 Library Lets Loose

2019 Library Lets Loose

September 23, 2019

In this episode, Stephanie Neu from the Johnson County Library Foundation visits to discuss The Library Lets Loose -- our annual signature fundraising event for the Johnson County Library programs and collection. Adult Library lovers (21+ years and older) enjoy unique, interactive and creative experiences, tasty local libations and scrumptious food and drink pairings– plus entertainment from local musicians, makers and artists.

Buy Tickets Now! Plus, educators and librarians tickets are just $50 through the day of event.
We’ll see you there!

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Lily B Moonflower

Lily B Moonflower

September 16, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear, Dave Carson talks with Bryan Voell and local musician Lily B Moonflower. You’ll learn about her creativity and career, and even hear a couple of her songs. Listen to Lily's "I'm Takin' the Wheel" (:40) and "Midnight Song" (22:38).

Your WEEKLY WORD is: bifurcate, the author quote is amazing, and don't miss our minutes of Library Zen!

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Fall Program Preview

Fall Program Preview

September 9, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear, Dave Carson talks with Ben Oglesby, Christopher Leitch, and Amy Field, about our upcoming Fall programming, including our Unlocking the Mind programs. 

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Summer Camp Movies!

Goodbye Summer, Hello Summer Camp Movies!

August 26, 2019

Information Specialist Michael Keller is a man of many lists! Colleague Ed Raab took notice and nominated Michael's Summer Camp Movie List as a topic for a podcast episode sub-genre deep dive! It's the end of summer! We understand that you'll probably need to go through some kind of grieving process. You're going to want to hold onto those fantastic summer moments! So, this fall and winter, while you’re trapped in your home, warm up to Summer Camp Movies. 

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Unlocking the Mind

Unlocking the Mind

August 19, 2019

In this episode host Dave Carson introduces Melissa Horak-Hern as the new co-host of the Did you hear? podcast! They dive into our Fall 2019 trimesterly theme for our programs: "Unlocking the Mind." They also reveal all of the amazing podcast episode topics for the next four months!

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Sci-fi Novellas

Sci-fi Novellas

August 12, 2019

We're talking sci-fi

Beth from our collections development team drops by to talk about novellas! But not just any novellas, sci-fi novellas!The conversation quickly bubbles in a brew of all things sci-fi!

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