Discover Podcasts

What is a podcast?

A podcast is an audio program that you can listen to on your computer or mobile device. Unlike the radio, you can listen to podcasts anytime you want, at your own convenience. You can stream or download a podcast automatically using a podcast player.

Media organizations such as NPR, magazines and newspapers, and other organizations (like the library!) have podcasts. But so do regular people who record podcasts in their own homes, which means you can find a podcast on just about any topic you’re interested in.

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JCPL & EJMS Online Book Club

This summer JCPL Teen Services is happy to partner with the East Jessamine Middle School to offer an online book club for EJMS students. We are reading The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron, and the book club will be live online from May 29th to June 30th. You can visit the book club website now to get familiar with it and post on our welcome page. Each week we will share new discussion questions and readers are encouraged to post their thoughts and comments. 

Visit the online book club website by clicking here. 

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Amazing Audiobooks

Hitting the road this Memorial Day weekend? Try listening to an audiobook. If you liked Tina Fey’s Bossypants or Amy Pohler’s Yes Please, then you might enjoy Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling. In this smart, funny memoir, the Emmy-nominated writer and actress shares her observations on a wide…

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Eden Recommends The Crossover

At our in-person Books & Bites meetings and in our podcast, we talk about books based on themes. For April, we discussed poetry and books about the environment. For May, we'll be discussing sports and exercise.

Here's a novel in verse that I recommended in April but that also fits our May theme. I promise you'll like it, even if you don't like poetry—or sports. For more great sports recommendations, come to our May Books & Bites meeting.

The Crossover book coverThe Crossover by Kwame Alexander

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Books & Bites Podcast: Episode 5

Each month, librarians Carrie Green and Eden Grey bring you book recommendations and discuss the bites and beverages to pair with them. In our fifth episode, we talk about poetry and books about the environment. Children's Librarian Juliana Gaddis joins us with some of her favorite selections, and Reference Librarian Melissa Coulston introduces our new book club.

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Save Your Family Photos

Does your current photo storage system look like this?

Drawer of family photos

Or maybe your computer is drowning in digital photos that you don't know how to find or share.

If so, we're here to help. As part of Preservation Week, we've scheduled several events to help you preserve your family photos and other treasures.

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Your Campaign Starts Here

Are you an aspiring Dungeon Master? Always wanted to explore fantasy worlds without leaving your living room? The library has what you need to start a Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game campaign. Your first step is to check out a Player’s Handbook or Dungeon Master’s Guide to learn what you need to begin a campaign. Campaigns can…

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