Podcasts & News

Read, Learn, and Connect May 25

Date posted: May 25, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about the 50th Birthday Celebration for the Very Hungry Caterpillar and travel books for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, including The Amusement Park, a new title detailing the history of amusement parks.

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Read, Learn, and Connect May 18

Date posted: May 18, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison give a sneak peak of the Summer Reading program, including programs by COSI, making Galaxy Jars, and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

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Read, Learn, and Connect May 11

Date posted: May 11, 2019, 10:30 am

Allison from Technical Services joins Becky to talk about the success of Food for Fines month, Teen Volunteers, and books related to mothers and grandmothers.

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Read, Learn, and Connect May 4

Date posted: May 4, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Tara talk about the amazing outdoor space at the Northwest Branch Library, including the Peter Rabbit Garden’s newest inhabitants—a nesting family of robins! Other topics include International Respect for Chickens Day and an abbreviated version of the “Baby Shark” song, as sung by Becky and Tara!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Apr 27

Date posted: April 27, 2019, 10:30 am

Tara Hutson, Northwest Branch and Early Literacy Center Manger, joins Becky to talk about the new art exhibit by the Ackers Art Group, homebound delivery service from the Library, an upcoming Packing Tape Transfer program, and the end of Food for Fines month.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Apr 20

Date posted: April 20, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about some upcoming library programs, including one by Professor Andrew McGreevy on the topic of driverless cars. Mark and Becky decide that Peeps are the worst type of Easter candy (and that Reeses Eggs are the best!). Allison talks about some books that are all about books, including an adorable new picture book by Greg Pizzoli called The Book Hog.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Apr 13

Date posted: April 13, 2019, 10:32 am

Becky and Allison talk about how library materials are chosen for the Millersport Kiosk. Allison booktalks a few new titles about the sport of baseball, including Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind by David Wanczyk.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Apr 6

Date posted: April 6, 2019, 10:29 am

Becky and Allison talk about the ribbon cutting for the Millersport Kiosk event, April is Food for Fines month, and Becky gives a brief history of the library system, just in time for National Library Week.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Mar 30

Date posted: March 30, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Lea talk about the upcoming “One Backyard at a Time” program, the “Paint and Sip” program for teens, the Food for Fines promotion during the month of April, and the best April Fools’ Day jokes they have pulled on this episode of Read*Learn*Connect.

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Read, Learn, and Connect Mar 23

Date posted: March 23, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Lea discuss the upcoming ribbon cutting at the Millersport Kiosk, the New York Times online, the current art exhibit by Lancaster City School art teachers, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Mar 16

Date posted: March 16, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and the Garret Players talk about their upcoming production of “A Man For All Seasons”, Freedom of Information day, the Millersport Kiosk, library programs, and more!

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Read, Learn and Connect Mar 9

Date posted: March 9, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky, and Ron, Bill, and Ellen from the Garret Players talk about their upcoming production “A Man For All Seasons”, our genealogy resources, library programs, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Mar 2

Date posted: March 2, 2019, 10:30 pm

Becky talks about, Dr. Seuss, library events, the Millersport Kiosk, fax service, New York Times Online, and more!

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Read, Learn and Connect Feb 23

Date posted: February 23, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about the Millersport kiosk, the heART of Lancaster City Schools exhibit, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Feb 16

Date posted: February 16, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about the Millersport kiosk, digital services, new books, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Feb 9

Date posted: February 9, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about our branch libraries, pizza, electricity, the teen room renovation, the Winter Reading Program, and more!

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Read Learn and Connect Feb 2

Date posted: February 2, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Samantha talk about groundhog day, library programs, digital services, and more!

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Read Learn and Connect Jan 19

Date posted: January 19, 2019, 10:30 am

Becky and Samantha talk about, Duke Ellis photographs, library statistics, holiday closing, Lynda.com, Winter Reading Program, and more!

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Read Learn and Connect Jan 5

Date posted: January 17, 2019, 3:35 pm

Becky and Samantha talk about, the new year, hamsters, library programs, the Millersport Kiosk, and more!

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Read Learn and Connect Dec 29

Date posted: January 17, 2019, 3:01 pm

Becky and Samantha talk about the Millersport Kiosk, Lynda.com, fax service, creativebug, the friends of the library, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Dec 22

Date posted: December 22, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Lea talk about, new years resolutions, lynda.com, holiday closings, Kanopy, digital services, and more! Download

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Read, Learn, and Connect Dec 15

Date posted: December 15, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Lea talk about cats, the Millersport Kiosk, holiday closings, library activities, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Dec 8

Date posted: December 8, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Lea talk about the tree auction, the Millersport Kiosk, Kanopy, library activities, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Dec 1

Date posted: December 1, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Allison talk about the early literacy center, Vox books, the Millersport Kiosk, Transparent Languages, Kanopy, library events, and more!

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Read Learn and Connect Nov 24

Date posted: November 27, 2018, 10:18 am

Becky and another Allison talk about the library levy, the Millersport Kiosk, the tree auction, library events, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Nov 17

Date posted: November 17, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky, Marilyn, and Rita talk about, the Holiday Parade, the Garret Players, Thanksgiving, fax service, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Nov 10

Date posted: November 10, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky, Rita, and Marilyn talk about the Garret Players, the Duke Ellis exhibit, the Fairfield County Creative Writers Co-op, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Nov 3

Date posted: November 3, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky, Marilyn, and Rita talk about the Garret Players, the Millersport Kiosk, library events, the Friends of the Library, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 27

Date posted: October 31, 2018, 9:38 am

Becky and Ron talk about the Legends of Sleepy Hollow, the Garret Players, Library Events, the library levy, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 20

Date posted: October 29, 2018, 1:26 pm

Becky and Ron talk about the Garret Players, the Millersport Kiosk, Library Events and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 13

Date posted: October 17, 2018, 10:14 am

Allison and Lea talk about the Library Levy, Lynda.com, the Millersport library kiosk, audio books, the Legend of Sleepy Hollow performance, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Oct 6

Date posted: October 17, 2018, 9:45 am

Allison and Lea talk about the Millersport kiosk, the Fairfield County Fair, new books, the Slices of Time display, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 29

Date posted: September 29, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about, the fair, coffee, Lynda, the Manhattan Short Film Festival, local authors, fax service, flipster, library programs, and more! Download

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 22

Date posted: September 22, 2018, 10:30 am

Becky and Allison talk about the technical services department, football, the Millersport kiosk, the Garrett players, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 15

Date posted: September 20, 2018, 2:14 pm

Becky and Dan talk about Agatha Christie, the Garrett Players, the friends of the library, the Millersport kiosk, library card sign-up month, talk like a pirate day, library events, fax service and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 8

Date posted: September 8, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Dan talk about, the Garret Players, Star Trek, The Millersport Kiosk, Library Card Sign-Up month, the Lancaster Rose Quilters exhibit, Lynda, Flipster, and more! Download

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Read, Learn, and Connect Sept 1

Date posted: September 1, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Tara talk about cats, the Northwest Branch, Labor Day, Waffles, Library Card Sign-up Month, Library Programs, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Aug 25

Date posted: August 25, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Tara talk about Potter Palooza, the Millersport Library Kiosk, the Northwest Branch, Keywords, Library Card Month, online resources, the Garrett Players, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Aug 18

Date posted: August 18, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Judith talk about back to school, pumpkins, outreach, fax service, Book a Librarian, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, the Colossal Book Sale, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect Aug 11

Date posted: August 11, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Judith talk about garage sales, the Colossal book sale, the Fairfield County Literacy Council, the Summer Reading Program, library programs, online resources, and more!

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Read, Learn and Connect Aug 4

Date posted: August 4, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Judith talk about Potter-Palooza, the Lancaster Festival, the Baltimore Festival, the Friends of the Library, the Colossal Book Sale, library programs, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 28

Date posted: July 30, 2018, 9:45 am

Becky and Mary talk about Harry Potter, Potter Palooza events, the Lancaster Festival, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 21

Date posted: July 30, 2018, 9:19 am

Becky and Mary talk about peep art, Hamiltunes, Aminah Robinson art display, Harry Potter Palooza, Gale Courses, library cards, fax service, the Summer Reading Program, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 14

Date posted: July 14, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about, the Summer Reading Program, peep art, Flipster, magazines, tablets and Chromebooks, library classes, Lancaster Fesitval, Harry Potter, and more!

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Read, Learn, and Connect July 7

Date posted: July 7, 2018, 10:00 am

Becky and Lea talk about Flipster, Aminah Robinson art exhibit, peep art, the library board, fax service, sponsors, the library newsletter, library programs, and more!

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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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