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Podcasts We Love

Several of us on staff listen to podcasts and love to talk about them, so we thought we'd share some of our favorites with you.

The Adventure ZoneThree adult brothers and their father play Dungeons and Dragons together. Hilarity ensues. It’s silly, light, and enjoyable even for people who have never played D&D.

The BugleComedians John Oliver (from Last…

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If You Like Serial

It’s been two months since the Serial podcast ended, and there’s no date in sight for season two. If you have a Serial-shaped hole in your life, here are a few podcasts, movies, television shows, and books that might fill the space.


Love + Radio“From PRX’s Radiotopia, Nick van der Kolk’s Love + Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced…

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Novels Our Staff Recommends

If you're looking for a good novel, try one of these suggestions from our staff:

Annalise Ammer, Children's Librarian

Big Little Lies by Liane MoriartyAnnalise calls it "funny and mysterious."

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline "Fascinating--sucks you in. Super-detailed."

Lynn Neill, Clerk Extraordinaire

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult Lynn says it's different. Delicious! by Ruth Reichl "Interesting, funny."

Virgina Cooper, Adult…

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Meet New Board Member Timothy Chapman

Timothy Chapman grew up on the West Side of Rochester, attending various schools in the Greece and Churchville-Chili school districts. As a youth, he would preview and recommend young adult books for his grandmother, the head librarian for the Ogden Farmers’ Library and the Church librarian for the Spencerport Wesleyan Church. After graduating from Churchville-Chili High School, Tim attended college…

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