For the Love of Books
Getting Silly This Summer

Getting Silly This Summer

July 30, 2020

We are back for season 2 of our For the Love of Books podcast. To get us started, we are having a look at our summer programmes the Summer Reading Challenge and the Silly Staycation. 

 

Join host Chris, our E-Services Librarian as he chats with Sarah from our Librarian team and part of our children's activities team as they talk about the differences of the Summer Reading Challenge this year and give you some book recommendations to get your children started. Find out too how it has been working with local legend and panto star Ian 'Sheepie' Smith. 

 

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Short Stories, Trams and All

Short Stories, Trams and All

July 9, 2020

Join our E-Services Librarian, Chris, for our final episode in season 1 where he chats about short stories and recommends some of his favourite short stories and collections. Don't worry, season 2 will be coming very soon. Thanks for listening.

 

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The Album Filler

The Album Filler

July 2, 2020

Join our E-Services Librarian for a bonus extra episode of the podcast exploring what activities and events we've got on during the summer as well as a little look at some of the books Chris is looking to read in the months ahead.

 

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Get Out That Reading Slump

Get Out That Reading Slump

June 25, 2020

Sometimes we can get distracted from reading for various reasons. We explore this a little and discuss ways to get out of a reading slump and spend more time between the pages with a few recommendations thrown in too.

 

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Big Books on the Big Screen

Big Books on the Big Screen

June 18, 2020

Listen in as we chat about our cinema experiences within our libraries and discuss some of the big books that cross over well to the big screen. 

 

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Where Did That Idea Come From?

Where Did That Idea Come From?

June 12, 2020

Catch up with our staff as we discuss debut novels and how some become huge hits. There are plenty of great titles mentioned to add to your to-read list.

 

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Our Fictional Friends List

Our Fictional Friends List

June 4, 2020

In the social media era, there are lots of great fictional characters that some of us wish could be part of our friends list. Join some of our staff to find out who they would like to be friends with and who they'd block.

 

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That Opening Though

That Opening Though

May 29, 2020

How important are the opening lines of a book to you? In this episode, you can join our staff talking about some of their favourite opening lines that stand out to them. 

 

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Books, Learning and the Rest

Books, Learning and the Rest

May 22, 2020

Discover how learning isn't just about courses. Celebrate Think. Learn. Libraries. learning fortnight with us as we explore our isoLEARN initiative that has been created by our LogintoLearn team. Get suggestions for podcasts, websites, online videos and more.

 

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Bedtime Reads for Sweet Dreams

Bedtime Reads for Sweet Dreams

May 15, 2020

Get ready to celebrate Bookbug Week with our chat about some of our favourite Bookbug books and other children's reads for reading at bedtime.

 

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