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Hartland Library READS The Hartland Public Library staff chat about some of their staff favorites - books, audiobooks, movies, and more that you can check out from the library. Find a new author! Discover a new genre!

  • Hartland Library READS Episode 12 June 2022
    by Hartland Public Library on June 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Erik, the newest member of the Hartland Library staff, shares their love of sci-fi and a cinematic graphic novel.  Liz reads an fantastical Nora Roberts series and tells us about the pleasures of escaping into another world.  They each share the good and the bad of series fiction and why it's okay to judge a book by its cover. 

  • Hartland Library READS Episode 11 - May 2022
    by Hartland Public Library on May 27, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    Listen to Amy and Peggy talk about some of their favorite reads, past and present.

  • Hartland Library READS Episode 10 - April 2022
    by Hartland Public Library on April 13, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    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 Anne Bulkley in 1979 Cork, Ireland. Peggy has a great way of re-discovering older titles on the library shelves and sharing them with a new audience of readers. She starts of with Patrick Taylor's Irish Country Doctor series and a well known children's series from the 1980s.We wrap it up with a couple of non-fiction books, one an investigative journalism report on Green Bank, West Virginia and the internet and cell phone free area surrounding the Green Bank Observatory; and a book about the Japanese practice of Forest Bathing. Can you guess who chose which title?

  • Hartland Library READS Episode 9 - March 2022
    by Hartland Public Library on March 14, 2022 at 7:00 pm

    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 podcast. She's our new Community Engagement Librarian and plans adult programs and is our marketing and social media specialist. Liz is chatting about two books that were on our monthly book discussion list, Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate (2017), a novel based on the real life story of Georgia Tann, director of an adoption organization, kidnapped and sold children to the highest bidder; and The Night Tiger  by Yangsze Choo (2019) is a coming of age novel set in 1930s Malaysia and has an ending which surprised Liz.

  • Hartland Library READS Episode 8 - February 2022
    by Hartland Public Library on February 7, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    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 of a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles.  A full list of books mentioned in the podcast can be found here. 

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