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Thanks for joining us! In this episode we’re talking about Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin. San Francisco, 1976. A naive young secretary, fresh out of Cleveland, tumbles headlong into a brave new world of laundromat Lotharios, pot-growing landladies, cut throat debutantes, and Jockey Shorts dance contests. The saga that ensues is manic, romantic,…

Read More Episode 030: Tales of the City

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Thanks for joining us! This the second part of a special episode that ran long. Instead of talking about a book like we normally do, we’ve been ruminating on movie or tv adaptations of books. We ran out of time in part one, so here’s the rest, where we talk adaptations that we like, that…

Read More Special Episode – Books to Movies Part 2 – All the Movies

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Thank you for joining us for this episode of Time to Read! We’re chatting about a few of the many screen adaptations of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In this episode we discuss The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone; The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) starring Peter Cushing; The…

Read More Special Episode: Books to Movies Part 1 – The Hound of the Baskervilles Adaptations

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Thank you for joining us for this episode of Time to Read! We’re talking about The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In the 1880s, Sir Henry Baskerville is an unassuming farmer in Canada when he gets the news that he’s inherited his ancestral home, Baskerville Hall, back in England on the edge…

Read More Episode 028: The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Hello, dear readers. In this special episode we share the WPL resources we are ourselves relying on right now. Everything can be found through winnipeg.ca/library. At Home: A Click Away Info Guide, COVID-19 Info Guide, Media Literacy and Spotting Fake News Info Guide, Kanopy and Kanopy Kids, Ancestry, Always available stuff on Overdrive, Hoopla, Pressreader (Plus: How-to guide for…

Read More Special Episode: Our Top Digital Resources April 2020

Dear readers, this month we are talking about The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This book is available all the time via Winnipeg Public Library’s Overdrive account. We are all listening to the public health experts and staying at home right now, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still meet up…

Read More April Discussion – The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Hello dear readers. This episode is very different. Due to libraries being closed we are all working at home and recording remotely. Also, this time we each read a book nominated for the Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Awards! Find all the MYRCA books online on Overdrive! Learn more about the awards and voting on the MYRCA website.…

Read More Episode 027: Manitoba Young Readers Choice Awards (MYRCA)