Library Radio Show

“Check This Out”

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Nelson Public Library in partnership with Kootenay Co-op Radio is pleased to present “Check This Out”, a radio show about all things Library: readers’ advisory, secrets revealed, bibliophiliac discussion from analog to digital, and the ever-evolving landscape of reading and knowledge.

The podcasts of each episode are available below:

September 25, 2017

Become acquainted with incoming Chief Librarian Tracey Therrien as she visits the radio station for a tête-à-tête with host Anne DeGrace…

July 24. 2017

The Library’s summer reading challenge is: Canadian Book Bingo! Anne & guest librarian Avi Silberstein give a rundown of the categories and share a great list of titles to help you get started…

Click here for a list of Canadian titles recommended during the July 24 show.

June 26, 2017

Meet this year’s Summer Reading Club team for a sneak preview of the what the program will have in store! Hint: this year’s theme is “Walk On the Wild Side”…

May 29, 2017

Facets of librarianship, collection development, borrowing pre-loaded genre-specific eReaders, and resource-sharing between libraries…

April 24, 2017

BC Youth Week, screenwriting, and films we loved- with the Library’s Teen Services Coordinator Melodie Rae Storey and the Civic Theatre’s Jason Asbell…

Click here for a list of movies recommended during the April 24 show.

March 27, 2017

Chief Librarian June Stockdale visits with host Anne DeGrace to recap the Human Library event and shed light on the process that created the new Nelson Public Library Strategic Plan for 2017-2021…

February 27, 2017

All about the Human Library! Yes—it’s about people checking out people in a safe, open environment. The Human Library was developed in Copenhagen in 2000 as a way to break down societal barriers, challenge prejudices, remove assumptions, shatter stereotypes, and build communities…

January 23, 2017

Book clubs: their rising popularity, accessing library resources for book clubs, and the Amnesty International Book Club taking place at the Library…

November 28, 2016

There are kids’ books we love as kids, and then we love again as adults, sometimes for different reasons…

October 31, 2016

Anne DeGrace of the Nelson Public Library and special guests discuss scary books for a range of ages…


The show airs live via radio on the 4th Monday of each month at 8:30am PST:

93.5 FM in Nelson

96.5 FM in Crawford Bay

101.5 FM Lower Slocan Valley

107.5 FM in New Denver

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