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Johnson County Movie Theater History, Career and Finance, and Bookstores

Johnson County Movie Theater History, Career and Finance, and Bookstores

June 24, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear?, host Dave Carson and Librarian Mike Keller give you the inside story on what it was like to visit and work at Johnson County movie theaters back in the day! They also chat about the 4-part jocohistory series about the local chain of Dickinson movie theaters!

 

Then, our weekly Library Community Calendar highlight: career and finance Librarian Marty Johannes brings Karen Silins of A-Plus Career and Resume by to preview resume and interviewing events!

 

Plus, Dave tells ya about our bookstores!

Drums and Improv, ELL, and Books to Go

Drums and Improv, ELL, and Books to Go

June 17, 2019

Drums and Improv, ELL, and Books to Go

In this episode of Did you hear? Jennifer Reeves, Chris Koppenhaver talk Let's Improv! and the West African Talking Drum (:23),

Then, we give you a behind-the-scenes listen! Our English Language Learning (ELL) Conversation Group volunteers share why they spend every weekend helping non-native speakers become proficient at English. (16:25)

Dave also tells you about our 6by6 books to go! (15:52)

Music and Movies in the Park, Modern Day Fitzgerald, and Books in español

Music and Movies in the Park, Modern Day Fitzgerald, and Books in español

June 10, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear Bryan Voell pops by to discuss music and movies in the park with Dave. Then, Mica Elgin-Vi of Modern Day Fitzgerald joins the conversation. Dave then shares a DYI about books in español.

Summer Maker Passport, Cedar Roe Turns 50, Lenexa Opens, and Bookmarkable

Summer Maker Passport, Cedar Roe Turns 50, Lenexa Opens, and Bookmarkable

June 3, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear, the Nick and Thomas from the MakerSpace introduce the new Maker Passport Program! Then we wish Cedar Roe Library a happy 50th birthday. Plus, Dave explains bookmarkable.

Stay Home and Read a Book Ball, Meet the Illustrator, Teen Fiction for Adults, and Book Groups

Stay Home and Read a Book Ball, Meet the Illustrator, Teen Fiction for Adults, and Book Groups

May 26, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear?, The Johnson County Library Foundation drops by to promote our Stay Home and Read a Book Ball. Then, Youth Services Librarian Christina Larkins pops by with children’s book illustrator Bob Kolar to talk about his latest book: Hey-Ho to Mars We'll Go! And if that wasn’t enough, Gregg Winsor and Allison Schwartz talk teen fiction for adults!

And, our host Dave Carson celebrates book groups!

Mysteries VS Thrillers, Summer Reading Book Clubs, Bestsellers

Mysteries VS Thrillers, Summer Reading Book Clubs, Bestsellers

May 20, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear?, Gregg Winsor clears up the conundrum of how mysteries differ from thrillers. But first, Youth Services Librarians Dawna Ofstehage, Michelle Ranney, and Chris Koppenhaver discuss summer reading book clubs.

And, our host Dave Carson salutes bestsellers!

Now Presenting Writing Contest Winners, and Books for Busy People

Now Presenting Writing Contest Winners, and Books for Busy People

May 13, 2019

In this episode of Did you hear? Gregg Winsor and Matt Crist talk books for busy people. But first, Helen Hokanson presents our writing contest winners. Martha Gershun, Kayla Wiltfong, Tim Tankard, Mary Silwance read their winning entries!

And, our host Dave Carson gives a shout out to our blog!

Martha's winning entry
Kayla's winning entry
Mary's winning entry
Now Presenting events in our calendar.

Find out what Matt Crist and Gregg Winsor recommend in our catalog!

Summer Preview!

Summer Preview!

May 6, 2019

We devote this entire podcast episode to preview our summer programs! Customer Experience Communication team members help you navigate the universe of events we're offering! Amy Field, Ben Oglesby, and Christopher Leitch join host Dave Carson explore all things fun!

From Summer Reading, to an astronaut visit, to movies under the stars, to book sales, to a not-to-be-missed party ... see all the details »

Refugees in our Community, Dark Psychological Fiction, and Baby Storytime

Refugees in our Community, Dark Psychological Fiction, and Baby Storytime

April 29, 2019

We dedicated this episode of Did you hear? To Baby Storytime. Stories read by babies? No. Baby Storytime is for babies!

In today’s episode, Ashley Fick, Diane Haner, and Amanda Wahlmeier visit with Dave Carson about our Refugees in our Community event. Then, Meghan and Gregg recommend Dark Psychological Fiction!  

 

Elementia, Book Burnout, Table Top Games, and Award Winners

Elementia, Book Burnout, Table Top Games, and Award Winners

April 22, 2019

We dedicated this episode of Did you hear? to Award Winners (12:36). From Bram Stoker to William Allen White award winners, you’ll find it all at jocolibrary.org/explore.

Today we recommend cures to book burnout (13:04), discuss table top game nights (24:23) and offer board game suggestions as well. 

But first, Kate McNair brings teen writers and artists to talk with Dave Carson about elementia! (:28)