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A Readers’ Advisory Podcast about becoming better library staff by reading every genre, whether we like them or not! 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.

Dec 5, 2017

We’re going back in time this episode as we talk about our Childhood Favourites! (Or childhood favorites for the Americans.) We talk about problematic faves, Matthew drones on about X-Men comics, and we can’t figure out a book we’ve all read and enjoyed. Plus: Mysterious clunking noises and sloppy editing!

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In this episode

Anna Ferri | Meghan Whyte | Matthew Murray | Jessi

Books and Other Media

Links, Articles, and Things


  • What are your childhood favourites?
  • How problematic are they looking back?
  • Do you still have copies of any of them? Why or why not?
  • Isn’t the list of titles this month way too long?

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Join us again on  Tuesday, December 19th when we’ll be discussing the “genre” of Books Turned into Movies and TV Shows!

Then come back on January 2nd, for our Super Special Best of 2017 episode!