ShelfLogic Podcast

The shelves of MCLD come to life! Join librarians each week to connect with books, music and apps available at your library. Find your next favorite read, discover a new album, or connect with your community.

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Cross it off - The TBR Series (Part 5)

Episode 157, published Monday, October 2, 2023.

Caroline, Cierra, and Dannelle are back for another installment of the TBR series! Join us as we cross more books off of our Goodreads "To Be Read" lists. Books read and discussed in this episode include Book Lovers by Emily Henry, Fever Year: The Killer Flu of 1918 by Don Brown, The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket, Girl Unbroken by Regina Calcaterra and Rosie Maloney, They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera, and Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli.

Form your Club! Tips and Tricks for Starting a Book Club!

Episode 156, published Monday, September 25, 2023.

Interested in starting a book club and wondering how to start? Join Sally and Jennifer for a conversation about book clubs, as they share what has worked in their respective clubs, how to pick and source material, and learn what resources the library has to help you get started!

Historical Fiction

Episode 155, published Monday, September 18, 2023.

Join Kim and Lynn as they discuss historical fiction from Biblical times through the World War II.

Spooky Books

Episode 154, published Monday, September 11, 2023.

Spooky Books - Includes horror and more.

Books That Made Us Fall in Love with Reading

Episode 153, published Monday, August 28, 2023.

Join Caroline and Lex as they discuss books that sparked their love of reading, in honor of Library Card Sign Up Month!

The PODcast: Reviewing Reads for Kids

Episode 152, published Monday, August 21, 2023.

Join Cierra, Dannelle, Lexis, Caroline, and Davina for some children's book recommendations for the summer! Books read and discussed include Starfish by Lisa Fipps, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess by Meg Cabot, The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire Graphic Novel #1) by Barry Deutsch, and The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1) by Lemony Snicket.

Manga at the Library!

Episode 151, published Monday, August 14, 2023.

Are you enjoying the Summer 23 anime season? Join Tasha as she goes over which titles from this season you can read at your local library!

The Book Spoiler - Frankenstein

Episode 150, published Monday, August 7, 2023.

Remember those books you were supposed to read for school? Now you don't have to feel left out when people are talking about those classic novels because we are here to spoil them all. This week we spoil Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and afterwards we recommend current books with similar themes you just might want to read!

Cross it off - The TBR Series (Part 4)

Episode 149, published Monday, July 31, 2023.

Caroline, Cierra, and Dannelle are at it again in another installment of the TBR series! Join us as we cross more books off of our Goodreads "To Be Read" lists. Books read and discussed in this episode include The Lovely War by Julie Berry, The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna, Deep Waters by Patricia Highsmith, and Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves by E. Kristin Anderson.

Body Positive Reads

Episode 148, published Monday, July 24, 2023.

Bodies can be any and all shapes and sizes. Let's celebrate those bodies with books on the topic!