“Hush” – A Podcast From Your Library

New Books, bestsellers, literature and reading

Every third Friday, join librarians Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley as they host a topical discussion with special guests from the library and community. These chatty, conversational interviews about library resources and collections will help you learn about new bestsellers and emerging genres. Discover what other people are reading and recommending. All book and movie titles mentioned in the podcast are listed in the blog post for each podcast for your convenience. Continue the conversation on the library’s Goodreads page. If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog post or send us an email at podcast@tscpl.org.

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Recent Episodes

HUSH Podcast Episode 60 Community Novel Project

HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 60 – Superimposed and Spirits of Oz

In this double episode, writers share behind the scenes details about thirty Topeka authors who are creating and publishing two novels. Your library supports local authors – find out how!

Hush podcast Episode 58 Kids Books for Adults with guest Natalie Moreland

HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 58 –Kids Books for Adults

In this episode, Natalie Moreland recommends kids books that adults will enjoy reading! Find a new title to read with your child or try something new for yourself.


HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 57 – Bonus Level Badge Game

Miranda Ericsson and Natalie Moreland reveal how the library will reward you for participating in the first ever Summer Reading Bonus Level!

Hush a podcast from TSCPL

HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 56 – New Music from the Music Nerd

In this episode, Tim Volpert recommends new music releases that are worth a listen, while Thad and Lissa begin to understand why Tim is qualified to call himself a Music Nerd.

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HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 55 – Topeka Poets

Celebrate National Poetry Month! Listen as Leah Sewell and Israel Wasserstein share their poetry and talk about their writing process and their sources of inspiration as Kansas poets.

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HUSH Library Podcast Ep. 54 – Game of Thrones

In this episode, Lisa Brien, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson chat about the book and movie series Game of Thrones. Listen up – whether you are already a fan or you are simply wondering what all the fuss is about!


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