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 #127 — Books from Western U.S.

Our fan-favorite Autumn Friedli returns to recommend fabulous books.

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HUSH Podcast #126 — Books from Asia and Australia

Kelli Smith shares her “to-read” list for books from Asia and Australia, and her recommendations!

HUSH Podcast #125 — Books from Britain and Ireland

In this episode our fan-favorite Julie Nelson returns to recommend fabulous books from Britain and Ireland.

HUSH Podcast #124 — Books from the Southern United States

In this episode, Ande Davis joins us from Washburn University to recommend great reads from the American South. Listen in!

HUSH Podcast #123 — 2Book Topeka: After Tupac and D Foster

Check out this bonus HUSH podcast with guests from the BookBites book group.

HUSH Podcast #122 – Northeastern United States

Get suggestions on Northeastern U.S. lit from Puritan to Gothic and lots in between.