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The Librarian Is In

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The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.

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The New York Public Library’s podcast about books, culture, and what to read next.

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507 Ratings
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Ahhh you are back

By 2WOOOF - Mar 02 2020
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So glad you are back. I missed this podcast so much. Let the reading begin.

Glad your back

By Robin3826 - Feb 15 2020
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Welcome Rhonda. Good luck Gwen. So glad the podcast is back.

iTunes Ratings

507 Ratings
Average Ratings
450
31
6
8
12

Ahhh you are back

By 2WOOOF - Mar 02 2020
Read more
So glad you are back. I missed this podcast so much. Let the reading begin.

Glad your back

By Robin3826 - Feb 15 2020
Read more
Welcome Rhonda. Good luck Gwen. So glad the podcast is back.
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The Librarian Is In

Latest release on May 21, 2020

All 170 episodes from oldest to newest

Wilkommen! The Librarian Is In!

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Wilkommen! Join Frank and Rhonda this week for a little bit of musical theater and their personal book picks. Don't forget to get a copy of next week's Book Club pick - The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson!

May 21 2020

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May Book Club: Train Dreams: The Librarian Is In, Ep 163

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Happy May! This week is Frank and Rhonda check in with each other, as we pass the 1 month mark of podcasting while social distancing. We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. It's hard not to feel a little bit of cabin fever, especially as the weather warms. Do you find yourself dreaming of getting away? Get away for a bit with Rhonda and Frank as they discuss this month's pick from the NYPL's 125 Books We Love List, Denis Johnson's Train Dreams. 

May 07 2020

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How Y'all Doin?

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Hello fellow social distancing book enthusiasts! How y'all doing? Does anyone know what day it is? What week? Is it still March?

We hope everyone is staying safe and finding ways to stay sane as we navigate this unique and scary time together. 

Escape with us for a bit while Frank and Rhonda discuss how they've been holding up and the importance of structure  during this time. 

This week our hosts share what they've been reading while staying at home.

Apr 23 2020

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Book Club: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 161

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Hey all, happy April! Thanks for joining us again for another episode of  The Librarian Is In! This week Frank and Rhonda are discussing A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories  by Flannery O'Connor from the NYPL's 125 Books We Love List to read and discuss. We hope you had the chance to read along, too. 

Apr 09 2020

56mins

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The Librarian Is (Hanging) In (There)

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Frank and Rhonda practice social distancing together (but separately!) to discuss the books they've read this week. We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this uncertain time. Settle in for a bit and listen to your favorite librarians discuss what they like to read (and listen to!) when they're stuck at home!

Mar 26 2020

44mins

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Machines Like Me? Monsters Like You!

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Frank and Rhonda discuss their non-125 list book picks this week!

Mar 12 2020

45mins

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Giovanni's Room - February Book Club

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Hi all! Thanks for joining us. This week is our inaugural book club episode! As they mentioned last episode, Frank and Rhonda picked Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin off the NYPL's 125 Books We Love list to read and discuss. We hope you had the chance to read along too. So without further ado - click "play" and be transported to 1950s Paris...

Feb 27 2020

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WE'RE BAAAAAAAACK!

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Didja miss us?! We missed you too! Thanks for joining us on the new season of The Librarian Is In. Our good pal Frank joins us again and welcomes our new co-host Rhonda Evans. Longtime listeners will remember Rhonda from her guest appearance on a previous episode! Rhonda shares with Frank some of her librarian background, favorite genres to read, and information about which branch she currently works, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

Frank and Rhonda also discuss their top 5 picks on the New York Public Library's 125 Books We Love List! 

Feb 13 2020

49mins

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Walk the Windswept Moors

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For the last episode of 2019, Gwen surprises Frank by reading one of his all time favorite books, Frank delves into the world of Trust Exercise and Gwen shares a personal announcement. Stay warm on those windswept moors everybody, and we'll see you in 2020!

Dec 26 2019

58mins

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Wallow with Me

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Come stare moodily out a lonely window with us! Frank falls into a book trance after reading a French novel with a double meaning in its title, and Gwen unpacks a heartbreaker about a woman who leaves Jamaica for Brooklyn. 

Dec 12 2019

50mins

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