HUSH – A Podcast From Your Library

Reading Around the World in 2018

Every three weeks in 2018, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community. Listeners are encourage to read along throughout 2018 and participate in Reading Around the World and 2Book Topeka. 

  • Reading Around the World episodes feature recommendations for books from a region to help listeners explore reading selections from locations around the United States and the world.
  • Special ” 2Book Topeka Book Club” episodes will discuss books from the library’s community reading program. 

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Reading Bingo 2017

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Recent Episodes

HUSH Podcast #121 – The Great American Read

The Great American Read identified 100 best-loved novels and is narrowing down the choices. Join the conversation as librarians react to the list!

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HUSH Podcast #119 – Books from Mexico and Spanish language literature

Irene Caballero and Liz Rodriguez share book recommendations for books from Latino/a culture to expand your reading selections.

HUSH Podcast #118 – 2Book Topeka: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

Listen in when Topeka kids Rachel, Nicholas, Kivrin and Travis discuss Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library.

HUSH Podcast #117 – 2Book Topeka: Ready Player One

Listen in when Nicole, Meg and Michelle join Miranda, Lissa and Thad for an enthusiastic book discussion of Ready Player One.

HUSH Podcast #116 – Midwestern Reads

Thomas Fox Averill shares recommendations for novels, memoirs and poetry set in Kansas and throughout the Midwest.

HUSH Podcast #115 – Best Books of 2017

Listen as librarian readers recommend their favorite books of 2017. Find out if your favorites made one of the lists.