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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

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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)

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Today we’re discussing Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut One of the world’s great antiwar books, centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden, it’s the result of what Vonnegut describes as a twenty-three-year struggle to write a book about what he witnessed as an American prisoner of war. It combines science fiction, autobiography, humour,…

Read More Episode 022: Slaughterhouse Five

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Thanks for joining us! This month we’re discussing Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Bernadette Fox is notorious. To other private-school mothers she’s a disgrace; to design mavens, she’s a revolutionary architect. But to 15-year-old Bee, she is simply Mom. Then Bernadette vanishes. It all began when Bee aced her report card and claimed…

Read More Episode 021: Where’d You Go, Bernadette