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Miner Recs Episode 63 Now Available!

On this episode, Dave, Tony, Jami and Joel talk about streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and more, as well as ask some of the tough questions about how watching content on demand has changed the viewing experience. Are we better off now than we were in the days of cable? What's worth watching and what isn't? And how many streaming services is too many? Give it a listen in the player below:

This episode comes with a bit of bittersweet news - it will be Tony's last episode as a panelist. Tony has been on nearly every episode of the podcast to date and we'll miss his insight and knack for asking smart questions that get to the heart of the matter. We wish him all the best in his new position at the Geneva Public Library District!

Interested in listening to more episodes of Miner Recs? You can subscribe with iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or on our Podomatic page.

For more information about the podcast and the DPPL staff who make it, visit our podcast page.

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10 Things You Need to Know About the Recent Bedbug Incident at DPPL

First Things First:

Currently, January 6, 2020 the library is bedbug free.  (whew!)  Between September and November 2019, a small number of bedbugs were found at DPPL in specific chairs on the 3rd and 4th floors.  On November 23rd, DPPL proactively conducted a library-wide professional extermination of the building. It included full inspection, contact treatment of affected areas, and the application of a top to bottom barrier treatment to all areas on all floors of the library to prevent future occurrences.

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Miner Recs Episode 62 Now Available!

On this episode, Dave, Tony, Jami and Joel engage in a spirited conversation on what it means to be a fan today, the pros and cons of engaging with a fan community, managing the disappointment of underwhelming sequels and much more. Give it a listen in the player below:

Interested in listening to more episodes of Miner Recs? You can subscribe with iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or on our Podomatic page.

For more information about the podcast and the DPPL staff who make it, visit our podcast page.

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The State of Library eBooks

Several years ago, a patron wrote the library with a question about ebook availability.

The email outlined the patron’s dismay at library ebook wait times.

Fueling that dismay was the fact that there were many titles that this patron wanted to read but they weren’t available in the ebook format at all.

We agree!

It was important to receive this email and to begin a dialog with a loyal patron about the ebook marketplace for libraries.

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Miner Recs Episode 61 Now Available!

On this episode, Dave, Jami, Tony and Joel celebrate Halloween by discussing three recent horror films and TV shows: Hereditary, Us and the third season of Stranger Things. Give it a listen in the player below:

Interested in listening to more episodes of Miner Recs? You can subscribe with iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or on our Podomatic page.

For more information about the podcast and the DPPL staff who make it, visit our podcast page.