Dark Academia

This week, join Nicole and Laura as they attempt to define dark academia as something other than "vibes." For an actual description, check out this BookRiot article; for a rambling conversation that defines and then quickly contradicts what we just said about dark academia, check out this episode! Listen to the episode on your favourite... Continue Reading →

What We Read on our Summer Vacation

Inspired by the typical back-to-school assignment, join Nicole and Laura as they talk about what they've read this summer! 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... Continue Reading →

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 →

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