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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading books we hate! Every month we read books from a new, randomly picked genre; then on the podcast we discuss our reading choices, experiences, opinions, appeal factors, and other related topics as friends and library workers.

Aug 7, 2018

This month we all read The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente as though we were a real book club! We talk about fairy tales, libraries, and book clubs that have met since the beginning of time. Plus: Spoilers, spoilers, everywhere!

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Jul 3, 2018

This episode we discuss the American Library Association Annual Conference and the many galleys we got there! We talk about wrestling, ballet, leeches, cancer, demons, opium, boobs (twice!), Soviet magic, and much more. Plus: A super secret podcast guest!

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Jun 5, 2018

This episode we’re talking about how we ended up working in libraries, literary inspirations for our careers, and what you should think about before you decide you want a to work in a library. Plus: The Library Fairy! Excel exams! Catalogue cards!

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May 1, 2018

A potentially controversial episode as we discuss Separating the Art from the Artist. We bring up #MeToo, library neutrality, problematic faves, and firing people out of cannons. What are your thoughts? Can you separate the art from the artist?

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Apr 3, 2018

Our Fiftieth Episode Extravaganza is our longest episode ever! We answer your questions! We answer our questions! We talk about library fines, reading parties, stats, and much more.

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