Skokie Public Library Podcasts

This episode we focus on foreign language Oscar nominees The Hunt, The Great Beauty and The Broken Circle Breakdown, as well as the quirky comedy In a World ...

Direct download: Popcorn_ep_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:26 PM

Sharon and Annabelle talk discuss the works of Oscar nominees Sally Hawkins, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Alfonso Cuarón and fill you in on the magic of IMDb's Common Search.

Direct download: Popcorn_ep_21.mp3
Category:Popcorn -- posted at: 8:53 PM

China is the traditional 20th anniversary gift, so we thought it would be fun (and, yes, pretty cheesy) to talk about two movies related to Chinese culture for our 20th podcast--Chungking Express and Long Life, Happiness and Prosperity. We'll also fill you in on the new Roku device available for checkout.

Direct download: popcorn_ep_20.mp3
Category:Popcorn -- posted at: 10:12 PM

Sharon and Annabelle highlight two of their favorite DVDs of the past year, Before Midnight and The Way, Way Back, and talk about the movie app Flixter.

Direct download: Popcorn_episode_19.mp3
Category:Popcorn -- posted at: 11:22 PM

In our second annual Halloween episode, Sharon and Annabelle talk horror with Sleepy Hollow and Troll Hunter and share their favorite movie review websites.

Direct download: Popcorn_episode_18.mp3
Category:Popcorn -- posted at: 7:24 PM

This month we discuss must-watch films starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, one of our favorite young actors, and tell you about how you can use Wikipedia to learn about your favorite TV shows on DVD.

Direct download: Popcorn_episode_17.mp3
Category:Popcorn -- posted at: 9:11 PM

Sharon and Annabelle talk about Pacific Rim and Much Ado About Nothing, two of their favorites from the summer movie season, and discuss the website Video ETA.

Direct download: Popcon_episode_16.mp3
Category:Popcorn -- posted at: 5:52 PM

Sharon and Annabelle talk about Pacific Rim and Much Ado About Nothing, two of their favorites from the summer movie season, and discuss the website Video ETA.

Direct download: Popcon_episode_16.mp3
Category:Popcorn -- posted at: 5:50 PM

A Few Good Books is also a podcast. Lend us your ears as our librarians share their insider picks for great nonfiction titles. What we read:

Kind of Cruel  by Sophie Hannah (Adult Fiction Mystery HAN)

Destiny of the Republic : a Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candace Millard (Adult Nonfiction 973.84092 M)

Duel in the Sun : Alberto Salazar, Dick Beardsley and America's Greatest Marathon by John Brant (Adult Nonfiction 796.42520922 B)

Shocked : My Mother, Schiaparelli and Me by Patricia Volk (Adult Nonfiction B V9166.sh)

Direct download: FewGoodBooks8-2013.mp3
Category:A Few Good Books -- posted at: 5:49 PM

Lizan Sliwa discusses her way from being a nurse to Assyrian Health Services Director. She talks about her passion to help underserved Assyrian population of Skokie and a partnership between the Skokie Library, Assyrian Pharmacy and Erie Health Center.

Direct download: Lizan_Sliwa.mp3
Category:SkokieStories -- posted at: 8:30 PM