Sunday, January 31, 2016

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Episode 62: Maddy Buchanan, ex-pat student


Suzanne asks Maddy Buchanan, former DFL Bookmark, all about her experiences going to the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.




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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Episode 61: Electronics for Kids


Jessica and Suzanne talk about lots of cool new kid-friendly electronics. They are all fun toys that teach kids about science or coding. Many of these are available to be used in the library or even to be checked out.

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Jessica's Makey Makey Floor Piano
Makey Makey

Strawbees
Lego Wedo
Goldie Blox


Sphero


Little Bits



Friday, November 27, 2015

Episode 60: Star Wars!


Beth, Michael, and Suzanne talk about their love of Star Wars, as well as some issues we have with it. In order to get ready for the upcoming release of Episode VII: The Force Awakens, the Duxbury Free Library will hold a Star Wars marathon on 12/11/15.

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Watch some of the more obscure things we mentioned:

How do you feel about Ewoks?

Nothing says Holidays like Bea Arthur singing in the Tatooine Cantina, part of the Star Wars Holiday Special.

Eddie Izzard Death Star Canteen skit using Legos.




Thursday, November 19, 2015

Episode 59: Ellen Snoeyenbos YA Librarian





Suzanne and David have a conversation with Ellen about her years working as the YA Librarian at the DFL. Ellen is about to start a new job as the director of the West Bridgewater Library, and it is obvious from the conversation that she will be greatly missed!

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Friday, November 6, 2015

Episode 58: Hoopla Recommendations


 


The Duxbury Free Library now has access to streaming service Hoopla. Hoopla has movies, TV, music, ebooks, audiobooks, and comics, all available to stream instantly. Suzanne, Beth, and Michael recommend our favorites out of all of these categories. Sign up today!

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

Episode 57: Skip Bennett of Island Creek Oysters


Skip recounts his founding of Island Creek Oyster Company, the history of eating oysters in America, the modern aqua culture model, and giving back to the community and the world through projects in Zanzibar, Tanzania and Haiti.

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