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Are you looking for something good to read? Or watch? Or listen to? Tune in to Fraser Valley Regional Library’s ReadRadio podcast for some great recommendations. In each episode we will highlight some of the library’s books, movies and TV shows that you might not know about. All reviewed materials are available for loan in the FVRL catalogue. ReadRadio will release a new episode every other Friday. Fraser Valley Regional Library is the largest public library system in British Columbia, with ...
 
Henry David Thoreau once wrote, "it is time that we had uncommon schools, that we did not leave off our education when we begin to be men and women." Through the words and videos of this podcast you are about to enter an "uncommon school," one designed to provide you with valuable information that will fill a large gap in your life and your instructors are, without question, the greatest faculty ever assembled to teach the subject of success and how to achieve it. Napoleon Hill, Dorothea Bra ...
 
With an increased focus on scholarship at RIT, RIT Libraries will shine a light on some of the Institute's finest by sponsoring "RIT Faculty Scholars" series. This ongoing series spotlights the scholarship work of a different faculty member for each showcase. The sessions will generally be two hours in length, with content that will vary from session to session. Typically, each event may include poster sessions, multimedia presentations, or some type of interactive component. Each program wi ...
 
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Meet Summer Reading Club performer Kellie Haines, along with her puppet friends Kamilla the frog and Magrau the birdie! In this exclusive Kids’ ReadRadio interview, Kellie tells us all about being a ventriloquist and puppeteer. She also weighs in on the debate over the most mysterious vegetable. Don’t miss Kellie Haines’ online show, July 19 to Aug…
 
Crack the case with Kids’ ReadRadio Podcast and Summer Reading Club 2021! Join us all summer long for SRC reading suggestions, as well as interviews with our feature performers. Jacque kicks off the fun with her favourite kid detective books: the Nate the Great series by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. Meet Nate. He’s a pancake-loving detective and a kid…
 
In this episode, Margarita introduces listeners to four heartwarming picture books that celebrate culture and diversity: “The Day You Begin” by Jaqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López; “The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story” by Aya Khahil, illustrated by Anait Semirdzhyan; “The Name Jar” by Yangsook Choi; and “Not Quite Snow White” by Ashley …
 
This is another classical edition book podcast featuring Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace. The book is claimed to be one of the best novels ever written in literature. It's a story of the war in Russia interspersed with narratives of the life of Russian aristocratic families. In this less than 30 minute podcast, we talk about our personal journey while …
 
If you have ever wondered, or are curious about what a mayor is, how the mail works, what paramedics, nurses or firefighters do in our neighborhood—Katie Woo will help you learn about them! Jacque introduces early readers to a series called “Katie Woo’s Neighborhood” by Fran Manuskhin where readers can learn about people, places and things in the c…
 
Have you finished reading Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series? Looking for another fun and entertaining read? Check out Jack, a beginner reader series written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli, about a lovable, mischievous bunny named Jack. Get introduced to Jack and his friends (the Lady and Rex the dog) in the first title in the s…
 
Did you know that Margaret Hamilton wrote the code to launch the first spaceship to the moon? Do you know about Virginia Hall, one of the greatest spies in history? Danay introduces us to a selection of books about awesome women from history: Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison, I am Malala by Malala Yousefzai, and Path t…
 
Do you think a brontosaurus would make a good pet? Tune in as Brenna tells us all about a playful and entertaining first chapter book: Lulu and the Brontosaurus, written by Judith Viorst and illustrated by Lane Smith. Looking for more Lulu? Check out the other titles in the series: Lulu Walks the Dogs, Lulu's Mysterious Mission, and Lulu Is Getting…
 
Brenna shares a selection of engaging documentaries about interesting people that she has viewed on the video streaming service Kanopy: The Babushkas of Chernobyl, Kim Swims – A Record-Breaking Female Athlete, and Walk With Me – A Journey into Mindfulness. These documentaries are available to view on Kanopy, and can be accessed using your FVRL libr…
 
In today’s podcast, Jacque tells us about the Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel. We call these books “green dot books” or “easy readers,” because they’re at the right level for kids who are learning to read. These books have easy words and pictures that tell the stories of Frog and Toad – best friends who get up to many adventures together.…
 
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