Hartland Library READS Episode 16 – April 2023

In our 16th  episode Nancy talks about Bravehearted, the Women of the American West by Katie Hickman (2022) and how our popular culture version of the West is very unlike the day to day real life experiences of women. Especially those women’s voices we don’t hear from – Black women,[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 15 February 2023

In this episode we welcome special guest, Lyndsie Perkins, the Interim School Principal at Hartland Elementary School. Lyndsie has been reading audiobooks on her commute to school and her book is When the Adults Change Everything Changes: Seismic Shifts in School Behavior by Paul Dix (2017).  Liz shared a Hartland[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 14 2022

In this rainy day episode, Peggy discusses a “Delicious” memoir by Ruth Reichl, goes back to a simpler time with the L.M. Montgomery classic, Anne of Green Gables, and talks about The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Erik also headed back in publishing time, to the future with[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 13 September 2022

A podcast of staff favorites from the Hartland Public Library. In this episode, Nancy finds three pageturners –  including Chemistry Lessons by Bonnie Garmun, a gentle fantasy with an octopus as a main character, and a brownie sundae of a cozy mystery. Peggy shares a book about how we breathe,[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 12 June 2022

Our newest member of the Hartland Library staff, Erik,  shares their love of sci-fi and graphic novels and Liz tells us about the pleasure of escaping into another world – fantastical or historical.  They each share the good and the bad of series fiction and why it’s okay to judge[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 10 – April 2022

Nancy and Peggy talk about a few of their staff favorites on this month’s episode. Nancy discovers a novel in letters about food and friendship that takes place in the 1960s and a gender bending historical novel based on the real life of Dr James Miranda Barry born as Margaret[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 9 – March 2022

Some great staff favorites this month! Amy our Children’s Librarian talks about the Libba Bray YA novel, The Diviners (2012) and if you haven’t discovered it yet…the ever popular YA Jackie Faber series. Yay for pirates! Yay for pirates who identify as a girl! It’s Liz’s first time on the[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 5 March 2021

The Hartland Public Library staff in Hartland, Vermont talk about new and not-so-new favorites each month.  This month Nancy talks about baking, technology, and talking cats; Amy has cats too – Evil Alien Warlord Cats and more; Peggy shows her affection for all things Scandinavian; Kelly reveals how graphic novels[…]

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Hartland Library READS Episode 8 – February 2022

We’re back!!  This month Dennise and Peggy talk about a few of their favorite books and one movie. Dennise discovers  two books with “house” in the title and a novel that has a mystery inside a Hello Kitty lunchbox. Peggy talks about honeybees, Paris, and a film about the creation[…]

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