Don’t Make Me Weed This!

Weeding the collection is one of the harsh realities of library life. It's inevitable: when we add new books, something else has to go. Making those decisions is a complex process with many different factors, but in this episode we are talking about just one: circulation. When did this book last get checked out? If... Continue Reading →

Pride Month: Young Adult Titles

One of the volunteer opportunities available for youth at TBPL is joining the Youth Action Council. This group meets monthly during the school year to discuss Library services, programs, and collections for teens. This May, the current YAC group went shopping at Chapters and these are just some of the titles they selected for purchase!... Continue Reading →

Adaptations!

This week, we have a selection of movies and tv based on books. Some of these are available to borrow directly from TBPL on DVD, while others are available through various streaming services. What have you been watching (and reading) lately? Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This... Continue Reading →

2022 Buzzy Books

For this episode, we selected titles across a variety of genres that were getting lots of attention in 2022 - either because of awards, bestseller status, new books from popular authors, or some other metric! Join Laura and Nicole as they add to their to-read lists and Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast... Continue Reading →

Classic Lit Retellings

Why read the original when the remake is more fun? Try one of these retellings of classic fiction for updated and diverse versions of the stories you know. Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next or watch on our YouTube channel. Place your TPBL holds for print books... Continue Reading →

Superheroes in Prose

Curious about superhero stories but not interested in reading comics? This episode is for you! Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next or watch on our YouTube channel. Place your TPBL holds for print books through our online catalogue, or search for eBooks through cloudLibrary. For full details about these titles... Continue Reading →

Agatha Christie Readalikes

Inspired by the recent Kenneth Branaugh adaption of Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile, we've decided on another mystery episode! Laura's read all the Agatha's; Nicole has read none. Listen to some rambling from Laura about her favs, then get some reading suggestions of other reads that recall Agatha's plot-dense style. For more mystery recs,... Continue Reading →

Queer Romances

We realized that our first romance episode was seriously lacking - there were no queer love stories! So we decided to shine a spotlight on LGBTQ characters with a second romance episode. Enjoy one of these super sweet, delightful romances in your favourite romance subgenres today! Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform... Continue Reading →

Romance

It's time for an illustrated-cover romance roundup! Pick up one of these light-and-fluffy, trope-filled, all contemporary reads today. Listen to the episode on your favourite podcast platform by searching for Read This Next or watch on our YouTube channel. Place your TPBL holds for print books through our online catalogue, or search for eBooks through cloudLibrary. For full details... Continue Reading →

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