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Miner Recs Episode 68 Now Available!

On this episode, Charlie, Joel and Laurie discuss the sitcom The Office (in both its original British and American incarnations), as well as the books, movies, and TV shows that the cast went on to appear in. (Please note, this episode was recorded remotely from home using Zoom - you may notice some slight audio imperfections which were inherent in the source.) Listen to their conversation in the player below:

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Miner Recs Podcasts & Book Talks

Miner Recs Episode 67 Now Available!

On this episode, Charlie, Joel and Laurie discuss the music of Bruce Springsteen, his relationship with his longtime backing group the E Street Band, his recent memoir and Broadway show, his musical and literary influences and much more. (Please note, this episode was recorded remotely from home using Zoom - you may notice some slight audio imperfections which were inherent in the source.) Listen to their conversation in the player below:

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Miner Recs Podcasts & Book Talks

The Two Lives Of Lydia Bird

 

Missing one-on-one book recommendations from your favorite 3rd floor staffers? DPPL's new Miner Recs Book Talks are the next best thing! 

Each week DPPL's readers advisory staff will "talk" their best "recs" of books, movies and more!

And while we're all sheltering in place, we're calling the first few entries in this series Grounded Recs

In Episode 8, Natalie discusses The Two Lives Of Lydia Bird, a romance novel by Josie Silver. Lydia lost the love of her life without warning, but when she stumbles into an alternate universe where he's still alive, she must make a choice between real life and a parallel reality. 

If this sounds like something you'd enjoy, DPPL cardholders can read The Two Lives Of Lydia Bird today through Overdrive, either as an ebook or an eaudiobook. Enjoy!

Miner Recs Podcasts & Book Talks

Satanic Panic

 

Missing one-on-one book recommendations from your favorite 3rd floor staffers? DPPL's new Miner Recs Book Talks are the next best thing! 

Each week DPPL's readers advisory staff will "talk" their best "recs" of books, movies and more!

And while we're all sheltering in place, we're calling the first few entries in this series Grounded Recs

In Episode 7, Joel talks about Satanic Panic, a comedy-horror film directed by Chelsea Stardust starring Hayley Griffith and Rebecca Romijn where a pizza delivery girl becomes unexpectedly caught up in a satanic coven.

If this sounds like something you'd enjoy, DPPL cardholders can watch Satanic Panic today through Hoopla. Enjoy!

Miner Recs Podcasts & Book Talks

Miner Recs Episode 66

On the latest episode of our podcast Miner Recs, Dave, Joel, Jami and Annie discuss documentary films and series, including films about mountain climbing such as Free Solo, Meru and Pretty Strong; long-form series such as The Last Dance, Tiger King and Ken Burns' Baseball; and other non-fiction films like Icarus, This Film Is Not Yet Rated and American Factory. (Please note, this episode was recorded remotely from home using Zoom - you may notice some slight audio imperfections which were inherent in the source.) Listen to their conversation in the player below:

This episode is another bittersweet one for the Miner Recs panelists, as it's our last episode with our longtime host Dave, who has moved on from the Des Plaines Public Library. We all wish Dave the best in his future endeavors and would like thank him for sharing his valuable insights over the years!

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