Podcasts & News

Summer Reading Program 2021

Date posted: June 2, 2021, 9:07 am

Beginning June 1, get wild about reading with Tails and Tales! This summer, we are excited to offer a new way to track the time you spend reading: READsquared.  Visit http://fcdlibrary.readsquared.com/ online or download the READsquared app to log your reading virtually. Readers of all ages can unlock badges, learning games, and other missions for even more…
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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 30

Date posted: October 30, 2020, 10:00 am

Mark and Becky talk about the library’s plan for service moving forward. They also talk about digital services, safety protocols that the library is following, and two new services that are coming soon: Circulating WiFi hotspots and circulating museum passes for Dawes Arboretum.

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Read, Learn, and Connect June 29

Date posted: June 29, 2019, 10:30 am

Stranger Things party is today! Teen programs are going well during the summer—look for a program on making your own Guardians of the Galaxy style earbud holder on Tuesday, July 2 at 2:00 pm. Also coming up, an “Out-of-this-World” Drive In Movie program—kids make their own cardboard rocket ship and then watch a movie.

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Read, Learn, and Connect June 22

Date posted: June 22, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Shannon talk about summer reading, a new downloadable audiobook service that is coming soon, and Wands and Wizards Weekend. There will be a Stranger Things party at the Main Library on June 29 and a program to introduce Instant Pot cooking at June 30.

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Read, Learn, and Connect June 15th

Date posted: June 15, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky shares some exciting news about Kanopy Kids and talks about downloadable audio books available for free with your library card through Overdrive and Hoopla—perfect for summer road trips! Judith gives a shout out to the Summer Reading Program sponsors in the village of Baltimore.

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Read, Learn, and Connect June 8th

Date posted: June 8, 2019, 10:30 am

Judith Cosgray, Baltimore Branch Manager, shares information about upcoming summer programs at the Baltimore Branch. Becky gives a special thank you to State Senator Tim Schaffer for his support of libraries in the proposed state budget. Plus, it’s the last day to see Assisted Living: the Musical.

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Read, Learn, and Connect June 1st

Date posted: June 1, 2019, 10:30 am

Special radio guest and Garett Players Director Marilyn Steiner talked to Becky about the upcoming Assisted Living: the Musical production. The pair also discuss the Summer Reading program: A Universe of Stories, and Becky recommends a Lynda.com course for anyone looking to brush up on their business etiquette.

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Donate to the Library with Amazon

Date posted: July 9, 2015, 2:32 pm

Want an easy way to help the library? If you use Amazon, by accessing it through this link you can sign up and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to the Friends of the Library! It’s the same Amazon you’d get through Amazon.com, Amazon Smile just lets you easily contribute to a cause…
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