Pager - A Library Podcast

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First, we were in your community. Now, we’re in your ears. This is Pager, a podcast brought to you by the West Bend Community Memorial Library. It’s like chatting with your favorite local librarian, except you do none of the talking. Learn about library services, upcoming events, new releases, and more!

Episode Date
Pager 15: BookmArc of a Scythe
27:12

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and also contains Banned Books Week! Learn how we're observing both occasions. Plus, special guest Amber from the Circulation Department talks young adult dystopias, including Scythe by Neal Shusterman. Visit our website to learn more.

Sep 15, 2020
Pager 14: Books of Future Past
16:26

First, we were in your community. Now, we're in your ears. This is Pager, a podcast by the West Bend Library. In August's episode, Hannah examines the work of Fredrik Backman, then explores the library's collection of superhero comics. Plus library jokes, upcoming events, and more! Visit westbendlibrary.org for more information, and a transcript of this episode. 

Aug 14, 2020
Pager 13: A Pod of Ice and Fire
11:27

First, we were in your community. Now, we're in your ears. This is Pager, a podcast brought to you by the West Bend Community Memorial Library. In July's episode, Hannah talks about binge-worthy book series and their equally binge-worthy screen adaptations. Plus grilling, Consumer Reports, and more! Visit our website for more information.

Jul 15, 2020
Pager 12: And Still I Read
09:05

Happy one-year anniversary! First, we were in your community. Now, we're in your ears. This is Pager, a podcast brought to you by the West Bend Community Memorial Library. In June's episode, Hannah's sister Ellen returns with some more book suggestions, and questions about virtual Summer Reading. Learn more on our website

Jun 15, 2020
Pager 11: Booked Kingdom
12:48

First, we were in your community. Now, we're in your ears. This is Pager, a podcast brought to you by the West Bend Community Memorial Library. In May's episode, we're joined by Ellen, the host's little sister, for some book recommendations, and tips on how to get the most out of your Kindle. Get the latest info on summer reading, too! Learn more on our website

May 15, 2020
Pager 10: Snow Falling on Poplar
20:42

First, we were in your community. Now, we're in your ears! Join your host, Hannah, for fun library facts, info on the latest online offerings, and an interview with Jennifer Chamberlain, director of the Monarch Library System, who makes the library magic happen. Visit our website! 

Apr 15, 2020
Pager 9: Library in the Time of COVID-19
25:01

Star library volunteer Samantha Dietel brings us an inside look at life as a teen volunteer during the Summer Reading Program. Plus fun library facts, bad library jokes, upcoming library events, and how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases! Visit our website for up-to-the-minute event cancelations, and information about potential library service disruptions. 

Mar 14, 2020
Pager 8: On the Street Where You Library
18:16

We talk Library Lovers' Month, Black History Month, voting, and taxes. Librarian Sara stops by to honor the passing of suspense author Mary Higgins Clark. Visit our website for more information!

Feb 17, 2020
Pager 7: The Reads of Winter
20:48

First, we were in your community. Now, we're in your ears. Tune in to this month's episode of Pager, the West Bend Library podcast, to get the rundown on this year's Crafting Saturdays, Mid-Week Movie Wednesdays, and Classic Movie Fridays. We also have information about the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library, how you can use the library to support your New Years' Resolutions, and upcoming library events. Plus, as always, bad library jokes! Visit us at westbendlibrary.org

Jan 15, 2020
Pager 6: Have Yourself a 'Brary Little Podcast
18:17

With no guests due to illness, Librarian Hannah essentially talks to herself for 20 minutes about what's going on at the library, including holiday travel tips, gift ideas, and a Star Wars themed bad library joke. Visit us at westbendlibrary.org

Dec 16, 2019
Pager 5: 'Brary Podcast and the Outreach of the Seniors
21:39

Chat with outreach librarian Nancy, and find out more about how the library supports folks with Alzheimer's, their families, and caregivers. Plus, upcoming events, fun library facts, bad library jokes, and more! westbendlibrary.org

Nov 15, 2019
Pager 4: Books of Autumn
37:20

Come figure out what librarians actually DO! Also visit our website at westbendlibrary.org

Oct 15, 2019
Pager 3: Return of the Library Book (On Time)
16:19

Learn how the library can help with your education. Terika suggests what to read if the library is out of Raina Telgemeier. https://www.westbendlibrary.org/library_services/podcast.php

Sep 16, 2019
A Farewell to Interns
18:33

Intern Sam goes back to school. Sara recommends murder mysteries. Visit our website here.

Aug 14, 2019
The Rad Beginning
11:29
Jul 17, 2019