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Ryan Drinkard and Jigisha Patel
The Kirkwood Public Library Podcast highlights programs and events that are happening at the library every month from meditation workshop, tech programs, to book clubs.
6 days ago
KPL Podcast November 2020 Week 4 with Special Guest Jerry Craft
Welcome back. You are in for a treat because Ryan and Jigisha interview author and illustrator Jerry Craft. His book, "New Kid" has won both the Newberry Medal and the Coretta Scott King award for 2020. New Kid is also the first graphic novel to win the Newberry Medal. Enjoy the interview. New Kid by Jerry Craft Class Act by Jerry Craft Twins by Varian Johnson Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo Octopus Stew by Eric Valasquez Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia Becoming Muhammed Ali by Kwame Alexander and James Patterson Newberry Medal website Coretta Scott King Award website
Nov 20, 2020
KPL Podcast November 2020 Week 3 with Special Guest Alexander McCall Smith
Throughout 2020 Jigisha and Ryan have enjoyed the privilege of discussing a wealth of titles that are special to them with creators that brought them to life. This week is no exception. We are joined by Alexander McCall Smith, author of the much beloved The No# 1 Ladies Detective Agency series amongst many others. We discuss his latest novel, Elephants, Botswana, and much much more. How to Raise an Elephant by Alexander McCall Smith The Rain in Portugal by Billy Collins Whale Day and other Poems by Billy Collins Agent Sonya by Ben MacIntyre
Nov 13, 2020
KPL Podcast November 2020 Week 2 with Special Guest John Allison
It's time for another amazing episode of the KPL Podcast. This week we speak with author and cartoonist John Allison about his multi-eisner winning series and library favorite, Giant Days. Also Ryan along with guest host Mel chat about a listener requested topic, adult and nonfiction graphic novels recommendations. It's a long box full of myler bagged memories and brilliant books on this week's KPL Podcast! www.scaryground.com Giant Days by John Allison California Dreamin by Penelope Bagieu The Banks by Roxane Gay March by John Lewis Daytripper by Fabio Moon My Favorite Thing is Monsters by Emil Ferris Persepolis by Marjane Strapi Spiderman Archie
Nov 6, 2020
KPL Podcast November 2020 Week 1 with Special Guest Anthony Daniels
Strap in dear listeners for the galaxy spanning 50th episode of the KPL Podcast! For decades our special guest has brought to life the beloved protocol droid C-3PO and has written a memoir detailing those experiences. This week Anthony Daniels visits the show to chat about "I am C-3PO: The Inside Story" recently released in paperback! Bless my circuits, there is more! Jigisha investigates the broad appeal of Star Wars with some of the library's most dedicated super fans. All this and much more on a very Star Wars themed episode of the KPL Podcast! We'd love to hear from you! Comment below or write to us at email@example.com Recommendations Star wars Rebels Clone Wars The Thrawn Trilogy Vector Prime by RA Salvatore Lost Stars by Claudia Gray Bloodline by Claudia Gray
1 hr 7 min
Oct 30, 2020
KPL Podcast October 2020 Week 5 with Special Guests Matthew Lyons and Sean Branney
Terrifying tidings to all you boys and ghouls! Join your horror hosts Ryan and Jigisha as they close our Halloween celebrations with a truly frightening KPL Podcast episode. This week we are joined by author Matthew Lyons, who scares us with the tale from his debut title "The Night Will Find Us" from there we journey further into cosmic strangeness with Sean Branney of the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society as we take a look at the work of Howard Phillip Lovecraft. Time to hide behind the sofa as the most scary KPL Podcast is here! Join us won't you? Recommendations: The Shining by Stephen King The Shining movie Dr Sleep by Stephen King Dr. Sleep movie Hereditary The Call of Cthulhu
Oct 23, 2020
KPL Podcast October 2020 Week 4 with Special Guest L.L. McKinney
"We're all mad here." Mad for the next episode of the KPL Podcast! This week we speak with L.L. McKinney, author of the Nightmare-Verse series. They are a thrill ride twist on the beloved Alice in Wonderland. Don't miss this episode crammed with pop culture, own voices, and awesome novels! Nightmare Verse A Blade so Black A Dream so Dark A Crown So Cursed (releases April 2021) Alice in Wonderland movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Oct 16, 2020
KPL Podcast October 2020 Week 3 Halloween Monsters
More Halloween. This week Ryan and Jigisha are sticking with tradition and bringing your their Halloween recommendation episode. The theme this year is Halloween monsters. Listen to the episode to find out more about zombies, werewolves, vampires, ghosts, and witches. Find out Ryan and Jigisha's favorite monster movies and books. Links: History Channel Zombies World War Z by Max Brooks World War Z I Am Legend by Richard Matheson I Am Legend movie Train to Busan 28 days later The Reapers are the Angel by Alden Bell iZombie by Chris Roberson iZombie TV Series Werewolves Underworld An American Werewolf in London Ghosts Ghostbusters The Conjuring Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Evil The Shining by Stephen King The Shining movie Vampires Salem's Lot by Stephen King Salem's Lot movie Dracula by Bram Stoker What we do in the Shadow Witches Crucible by Arthur Miller Witch The Witches A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness A Discovery of Witches
Oct 9, 2020
KPL Podcast October 2020 Week 2 With Special Guest Vanessa Lillie
We are continuing with our suspense and spooky theme for this week's episode. Today we are speaking with bestselling author Vanessa Lillie about her new book," For the Best", The novel was released at the beginning of September and instantly became a "must read" for both Popsugar and Crimereads. For another civics segment, Ryan and Jigisha discuss the steps involved in becoming a US citizen and much more. Links: Blacktop Wasteland by SA Cosby US Citizen and Immigration Services Naturalization Test
Oct 2, 2020
KPL Podcast October 2020 Week 1 with Special Guests Wendy Walker and Enrica Jang
The most frightfully fun season is here and the KPL Podcast is kicking off October with a "Nevermore!" Jigisha chats with Enrica Jang of the Poe House & Museum about the life of Edgar Allan Poe and this weekend's Poe International Festival. We speak with bestselling author Wendy Walker about her latest thriller "Don't Look For Me!" and much more! Don't miss this jampacked episode. Links Don't Look for me by Wendy Walker The Bright Lands by John Fram Poe International Festival
Sep 25, 2020
KPL Podcast September 2020 Week 4 with Special Guest Lisa Hoppenjans
Banned Books Week runs from Sept 27th to Oct 3rd and the KPL Podcast is celebrating the event with a visit from Professor Lisa Hoppenjans of the First Amendment Clinic. She will be discussing some of the history and practice of banning books and censorship. Jigisha and Ryan will also be discussing frequently challenged classics that have had lasting impact. Don't ban this episode because it's sure to be a good one! American Library Association Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger Lord of the Flies by William Golding To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Color Purple by Alice Walker Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey
Sep 18, 2020
KPL Podcast September 2020 Week 3 with Special Guests Elizabeth Acevedo and Maggie Miller
The KPL Podcast is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with another wonderful episode! Award winning author and poet Elizabeth Acevedo joins us to talk about her latest book "Clap When You Land" and treats us to a reading! Fellow librarian Maggie Miller also drops by with some of her favorite recommendations from amazing Hispanic authors. All this and much more can be enjoyed wherever you get your podcasts. Happy listening! Recommendations On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong Grown by Tiffany Jackson Home Is Not a Country by Safia Elhillo (out in March 2021) Shadow Shaper by Daniel Jose Older Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Zorro by Isabel Allende Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo Cronos
Sep 10, 2020
KPL Podcast September 2020 Week 2 with Special Guests Dan Brower and Laura Miller
Another exciting episode of the KPL Podcast is coming right atcha! We are joined by local author Laura Miller with her most recent title "The Dream." Additionally 2020 Census enumerator Dan Brower stops by to answer our question "Why is the census so vital?" along with many others. Plus Ryan learns about the wonder that is Jane Austen. All this and more! The KPL Podcast is available wherever you enjoy your podcast. Happy listening. 2020 Census Books mentioned during the episode Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Marquez Garcia The Jesus I Never Knew Philip Yancey Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Princess by Jean Sasson White Oleander by Janet Fitch Color of Water by James McBride
Sep 4, 2020
KPL Podcast September 2020 Week 1 with Special Guests Nancy Price and Jasmine Warga
Hello, We have another jammed packed KPL Podcast episode ready just for you! Join author Jasmine Warga as she discusses her latest title "Other Words for Home". Also Nancy Price of the League of Women Voters visits to answer our questions about mail-in voting. Lastly, for National Wildlife Day, Jigisha and I share some furry friend recommendations. Happy Listening Vote 411 Missouri Secretary of State St. Louis County Board of Elections St Louis Area Voter Protector Coalition Books Mentioned in the Podcast My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Here We are Now by Jasmine Warga Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Writers and Lovers by Lily King The List of Things that Will Not Change by Rebecca Stead We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly Our Friend Hedgehog by Lauren Castillo
Aug 28, 2020
KPL Podcast August 2020 Week 4 with guests Kim Johnson and Gabe Fleischer
Welcome back Kirkwood. As we are bidding adieu to August and the 2020 election season is in full swing, Jigisha and Ryan dive into another civic segment, particularly citizen engagement with Podcaster Gabe Fleisher. Additionally, they have another exciting special guest! Kim Johnson will be dropping by to discuss her debut title "This Is My America" Wake up to Politics Punching the Air by Ibi Zooboi and Yusef Salaam Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko Legendborn by Tracy Deonn Caste by Isabel Wilkerson Author in Chief by Craig Fehrman
Aug 21, 2020
KPL Podcast August 2020 Week 3 with Special Guest Eileen Moskowitz-Palma
Welcome back. This week Ryan and Jigisha visit the children's library. The first place winner of the "I Survived" Short Story Contest will read her story for us. Please visit the KPL Digital Archives to read entries from all the talented young writers. Next we speak with author Eileen Moskowitz-Palma regarding her latest book "Camp Clique" . This is a fun episode that will take you back to your summer camp days. Books mentioned in podcast Save the Cat Writes by Jessica Brody Becoming by Michelle Obama Untamed by Glennon Doyle Guest List by Lucy Foley The Dutch House by Ann Patchett Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes
Aug 13, 2020
KPL Podcast August 2020 Week 2 with Special Guests Kevin Kwan and Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft
This episode of the KPL Podcast takes a look at two of our favorite topics. Books and Lifelong Learning. So we are joined by "Crazy Rich Asians" author, Kevin Kwan to discuss his latest novel "Sex and Vanity. " Then stick around for the next offering in our ongoing civics segment as we discuss elections with Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft. Enjoy this episode that is equal parts entertaining and educational! Books mentioned in the Podcast 1. A Room with a View by E.M. Forester 2. The Last Kings of Shanghai by Jonathan Kaufman 3. A Beautiful Crime by Christopher Bollen 4. Orient by Christopher Bollen 5. Destroyer by Christopher Bollen 6. For the Glory by Ducan Hamilton
Aug 6, 2020
KPL Podcast August 2020 Week 1 with Special Guest Laurell K. Hamilton
Welcome to the paranormal romance themed episode of the KPL Podcast! This week we are joined by national bestselling and local author Laurell K. Hamilton, we will be discussing the newest title in the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series, Sucker Punch! Jigisha and Ryan will also recommend some of their favorite supernatural romance titles and discuss future programming. This episode of the KPL Podcast is one to sink your fangs into!Recommendations:1. Pitbull by Bronwen Dickey2. Pack of Two by Caroline Knapp3. Disc World by Terry Prachett4. Mercy Thompson Series by Patricia Briggs5. Dark Hunter Series by Sherrilyn Kenyon6. Pushing Daisies7. What We Do In the Shadows
Jul 30, 2020
KPL Podcast July 2020 Week 5 Special Guest Fiona Davis and Cindy Dudenhoffer
Welcome back. It's the library episode, Ryan and Jigisha interview MLA president Cindy Dudenhoffer. She discusses the importance of libraries in our communities and how libraries are adaptable and evolve to continue to provide access to resources. For the virtual conference visit www.molib.org Next we interview bestselling author Fiona Davis about her new book, The Lions of 5th Ave. A historical fiction and mystery set in the New York Public Library. Please visit her website to learn about the launch event mentioned in the podcast, www.fionadavis.net. Lastly go on short world tour of libraries around the world. The 10 Weirdest and Most Wonderful Libraries in the WorldRecommended booksTeach Boldly: Use Edtech for Social Good by Jennifer WilliamsA Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank GreenThe Plaza by Julie SatowThe Daughters of Foxcote Manor by Eva ChaseThe Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
Jul 23, 2020
KPL Podcast July 2020 Week 4 with Special Guest Clint McElroy
It's time for another exciting adventure of the KPL Podcast. This week we speak with author and podcaster Clint McElroy of the Adventure Zone. We discuss his most recent title Adventure Zone Vol 3: Petals to the Metal. Jigisha and Ryan also provide fantasy themed recommendations, upcoming program information, and much more. Even everyone's favorite cleric Merle Highchurch makes a visit. This laughter filled episode is ready for you to enjoy! Website: www.themcelroy.family Books mentioned in the podcast:The Witchwood CrownMagic for Liars by Sara GaileyCritical Roll Vox Machina by Matthew ColvilleThe Southern Vampire Mysteries by Charlaine HarrisWheel of Time by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
Jul 17, 2020
KPL Podcast July 2020 Week 3 with Special Guest Lisa See
Welcome to another episode of the KPL podcast. Ryan and Jigisha will also provide their #ownvoices recommendations this week. The Library has a great collection of ownvoices titles. This week we speak to One Author One Kirkwood Lisa See. She'll discuss her most recent book, Island of Sea Women". Please listen and learn more about the amazing female divers of the Island of Jeju. Please visit her website: www.lisasee.com , Instagram: lisasee_writer, Facebook: lisaseebooksRecommendations1. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri2. The Marriage Game by Sara Desai3. Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo4. Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan5. A Burning by Megha Majumdar
Jul 9, 2020
KPL Podcast July 2020 Week 2 Special Guest Kim Michele Richardson
In this week's episode Ryan and Jigisha talk about historical fiction novels. They have some great recommendations for you if you love that genre of books. They also interview bestselling author Kim Michele Richardson on her latest book, Book Woman of Troublesome Creek. This book is Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s. A timeless story about courage, grit, and the power of books. Please visit Kim Michele Richardson's website to learn more. Recommendations:Oona Out of Order by Margarite MontimoreEvery Bone a Prayer by Ashley BloomsThe Lost Girls of Paris by Pam JenoffLady Clementine by Marie BenedictStep up to the Plate Maria Singh by Uma KrishnaswamiI Claudius
Jul 2, 2020
KPL Podcast July 2020 Week Special Guest Mary Kay Andrews
Welcome back to another episode of the KPL Podcast. This week we have special guest Mary Kay Andrews telling us her latest book titled, "Hello Summer", Ryan and Jigisha give their recommendations for for summer beach reads. Links to movies and books mentioned in the podcast. Hello Summer by Mary Kay AndrewsGhost World The Engineer's Wife by Tracy Enerson WoodOne Perfect Summer by Brenda Novak
Jun 25, 2020
KPL Podcast June 2020 Week 4 Pride Month with Special Guests Steven Brawley and Eric Cervini
June is Pride month and 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Pride Month Celebrations. This week we have Steven Brawley founder of the St Louis LGBTQ History project and author of "Gay and Lesbian St. Louis". He discusses some of his recommendations for Pride month. Our other special guest is Eric Cervini the author of "The Deviant's War, The Homosexual vs The United States of America". Please have a listen to two great authors.LGBTQIA+ authors, writers, journalists, playwrights, and poets who have called St. Louis homeOn the Outside A Story of Female to Male Transition and Therapy when you don't believe in Therapy By Terry WillitsFarm Boy to City Girl by John (Gene) DawsonThe Book of Pride by Mason FunkNaturally Tan by Tan FranceAristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets to the Universe by Benjamin Alire SaenzPrincess Cyd
Jun 18, 2020
KPL Podcast June 2020 Week 3 Special Guest Lynn Cahoon
Hello again. This week we have local mystery writer Lynn Cahoon as our special guest. She will be discussing her newest book from her Tourist Trap Mystery Series: Murder in Waiting. The book will release June 30th. She also writes the Farm to Fork Mystery Series, The Cat Latimer Mystery Series, and the Kitchen Witch Mystery Series. You will not run out of books from this author. Please visit her website at https://www.lynncahoon.com/ Also the Missouri Arts Council has virtual events starting this week from Shakespeare adaptations to a Quarantine Concert. Please visit their website at www.missouriartscouncil.org/virtual-arts-events/ to get the list of events.
Jun 11, 2020
KPL Podcast June 2020 week 2 Black Lives Matter
Hi Everyone,Ryan and Jigisha have another episode for you. This week we discuss, programming, the dial-a-story, and curbside services. Don't forget summer reading is going strong, so log those page reads into your account and earn some prizes. Lastly, in this week's recommendation section you'll learn about some titles regarding #blacklivesmatter. If you want to know more about the current events that happening right now then check out some of the recommendations.
Jun 5, 2020
KPL Podcast June 2020 week 1 Curbside begins
Welcome to another episode of the KPL Podcast. Curbside pick has started for the KPL library, be sure to listen to learn more about this new service the library is offering. Our library Director Christa van Herreweghe discusses curbside pickup. This week for recommendations we are discusses book and/or movies that had a impact or made us think about things differently. Ryan, Jigisha, and Christa will discuss books and movies that impacted them.
May 28, 2020
KPL Podcast May 2020 Week 5 Special Guest Erik Larson
The KPL library has a great episode for you this week. Ryan and Jigisha interview bestselling author Erik Larson about his new book The Splendid and the Vile. The book is about Winston Churchill's first year as Prime Minister of England during World War II. Erik has some wonderful stories about Churchill and he talks about how he came to write the book and his process for choosing a topic. Please have a listen to this wonderful author.
May 21, 2020
KPL Podcast May 2020 Week 4
Hello again, In this week's episode Ryan and Jigisha discuss upcoming virtual programs, more new services, and their thoughts on movie adaptations of books. Enjoy and don't forget Summer Reading just started and you can signup at the Kirkwood Library webpage.
May 14, 2020
KPL Podcast May 2020 Week 3
It's the start of summer reading on May 16. We'll tell you how to sign up for summer reading for both you and your kids. The library is offering a new service called remote IT for patrons that need remote tech help. In addition, Ryan and Jigisha tell you about some of the books coming out this summer that they are looking forward to reading. Throughout the podcast, there is a narration of The Million Dollar Bond Robbery by Agatha Christie.
May 7, 2020
KPL Podcast May 2020 Week 2
Ryan and Jigisha are back with another weekly episode. This week they discuss Creativebug, a subscription service provided by the library for patrons. If you're a creative person that likes to make things then check out CreativeBug at www.kirkwoodpubliclibrary.org. Programming is back, it's happening virtually. Visit our website and click on calendar of events. You'll be able to see what's available and register for the program you wish to attend virtually. Lastly, Ryan and Jigisha talk about International Nurses Day (May 12) and Star Wars day (May 4th) and give books and movie recommendations based on both.
Apr 30, 2020
KPL Podcast May 2020 week 1
We're back with another great episode. May 4- May 10 2020 is children's book week. We interview local children's book author Amy Sklansky about her new book "These Little Piggies go to the Beach" and Amy reads two her poems titled: "Sweet Hearts" and "My Pet Poem". We discuss the various social media programming from the youth department and lastly Ryan and Jigisha discuss some of their favorite children's books.
Apr 24, 2020
KPL Podcast April 2020 Week 4
Hi Everyone, We're back with another episode of the KPL podcast. This week we bring you a previously recorded interview with colleague Dan Sullivan and music recommendations that we have on our playlist. Have a listen and learn something new about artists and/or music genres you may not know.
Apr 16, 2020
KPl Podcast April 2020 week 3
This week's episode is about wellness for you during the quarantine. We have two interviews, one with colleague Laurel Hayes. She talks about meditation and it's benefits. Laurel has a daily meditation open to everyone. We also speak to Theresa Ebling about staying healthy. She provided us with a list of useful resources that are listed below. Lastly, Ryan and Jigisha talk about other podcasts that they listen to and that their coworkers recommend.
Apr 9, 2020
KPl Podcast April 2020 week 2
Hello, We're back with another episode of the KPL podcast. In this episode we suggest websites that will keep you informed of the COVID19 virus and also information about the City of Kirkwood. The library wants to know what you are doing during the quarantine and what your fellow Kirkwood residents are doing. The library created an archive that you can submit documents, pictures, audio files and video files. Here is the website for submission: https://kirkwood.librariesshare.com/kirkwoodarchives/ . Please share and let us know what you are doing.
Mar 31, 2020
KPL Podcast - April 2020
It's April, that means it's National Poetry Month. In this episode we interview authors Alison C. Rollins about her new poetry book Library of Small Catastrophes. She's a St. Louis native and a fellow librarian. We also interview mystery writer and St Louis native Elaine Viets about her new book, A Star is Dead. It is book 4 of the Death Investigator Series. In addition, Ryan and I discuss our favorite non-fiction books. It's a packed episode, please have a listen.
Mar 26, 2020
KPL Podcast March 2020 Supplemental 2
Hello, We have another supplemental episode of the KPL podcast. Please join librarians Jigisha and Ryan while they discuss informational resources for COVID19 pandemic, various databases available to through the KPL website. We'll explain our fun new feature Dial-a-story and a PSA on scams that may be happening during the lockdown. Lastly, we have some movie recommendations for you.
Mar 20, 2020
KPL Podcast March 2020 Supplemental
We have a quick episode for you to highlights CDC guidelines regarding the COVID19 virus. We have suggestions for keeping busy and entertained for you and for kids.
Mar 1, 2020
KPL Podcast March 2020
Get your ears ready for KPL's best episode yet! We are joined by Gabby Rivera, author of "Juliet Takes a Breath" and Marvel Comic's America, for a lively discussion! Want more special guests? Well how about the library's new Director, Christa Van Herrewegh? Of course reviews, programming, services, and more can be found peppered in. Let us know what you think. Happy Listening!
Feb 1, 2020
KPL Podcast February 2020
Time for another episode of the KPL podcast. This month we have our usual programs, services, and recommendations. We also interview Nancy Price of League of Women Voters regarding the 2020 Census. Please listen and let us know what you think.
Jan 1, 2020
KPL Podcast January 2020
It's year two of the KPL podcast. Ryan and Jigisha highlight January events as well as a bookclubs and services offered by the library. They also discuss favorite books, movies, and shows of 2019 and what they are excited to read and see in 2020. Listen for a fun episode and let them know what your favorites were for 2019
Dec 3, 2019
KPL Podcast December 2019
We another wonderful episode for you this month. We interview Mike Holley of the Kirkwood Historical Society and he has some great stories about Kirkwood during the 1940's. We also have some great programs for you this month and our recommendations to get you in the holiday mood.
Nov 3, 2019
KPL Podcast November 2019
It's November and it's National Native American Heritage Month and National Game and Puzzle Month. We have some great recommendations for you this month and Kirkwood Public Library has some great programs for you as well.
Oct 1, 2019
KPL Podcast October 2019
This month we have a great episode for you. We got the usual discussion of programs, services, and bookclubs. In addition we interview local author and historian Steven Brawley. Courtney Flesch is back to do a deep dive into all things Halloween.
Sep 3, 2019
KPL Podcast- September 2019
Time for a new KPL podcast episode. In this month's podcast, Ryan and Jigisha discuss the new programs and events for September. We interview Shannon McLean, our resident dungeon master. We talk about roll playing games that Shannon runs for our teens. Ryan and I discuss National Hispanic Heritage month and recommend some great books, movies, and shows for you to try out. We end with a Pablo Neruda poem, Oda a los Calcetines.
Jul 31, 2019
KPL Podcast August 2019
The August 2019 podcast for the Kirkwood Public Library features programs, services, and of course. our book and movie recommendations. We interview Courtney Flesch, our Director of Customer Service, who has some fun stories about the library. Have your ever wondered what the strangest thing was left in the library dropbox or what people use as book marks? Listen and find out.
Jul 3, 2019
KPL Podcast July 2019
It that time again. The July KPL podcast brings you all the amazing programming that Kirkwood library for adults and youth. This month we have a great interview with Dan Sullivan about his work with the library and about his music. He recorded in the intro and outro of this podcast for us. As always we have some fun recommendations for you.
Jun 3, 2019
KPL Podcast June 2019
Hello Kirkwood,It's already June. Learn about all the wonderful program and events planned for the month of June. Learn about the Annual Cars and Guitar festival happening right here in Kirkwood. Ryan and Jigisha will be discussing their favorite books and movies regarding Father's day and Pride Month
May 1, 2019
KPL Podcast - May 2019
Hello Kirkwood,Summer Reading is upon us. Learn about all the wonderful program and events planned for summer reading kickoff. Listen to Donna Poe talk about Mayfest and of course Ryan and Jigisha discuss their picks favorite Mom characters in books and movies.
Apr 2, 2019
KPL Podcast - April 2019
We're back with another episode. This month we discuss events, programs, interview Angela Myers of We Bold Souls to discuss mindfulness, and give you a poetry reading. Enjoy and let you know what you think.
Mar 1, 2019
KPL Podcast - March 2019
Join us for another episode of the KPL podcast where we cover March Programming, author talks, and book clubs. We give you a behind the scenes look at library operations, special services offered by the library, and we talk about our favorite female protagonists in books and movies.
Jan 31, 2019
KPL Podcast -February 2019
The month of February is upon us and romance is in the air. Learn more about the events and programs Kirkwood Public Library has for you in Feb 2019 and some our favorite romantic books and movies.
Dec 25, 2018
KPL Podcast- January 2019
Kirkwood Public Library presents its first podcast. Learn about the programs and events happening at the Kirkwood Public Library. We have meditation workshops, Resume and job search workshops, Mediterranean cooking, book clubs, and more!