HUSH – A Podcast From Your Library

Every three weeks in 2019, join librarian hosts Thad Hartman, Lissa Staley, and Miranda Ericsson with special guests from the library and community.

  • What I Read episodes feature recommendations on a theme from an enthusiastic reader in our community.
  • Special ” 2Book Topeka Book Club” episodes will discuss books from the library’s community reading program. 

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HUSH Upcoming Episodes

  • Jan 8, 2019 – What I Read: Debbie Stanton shares her recommendations of illustrated memoirs and autobiographical graphic novels.

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Reading Challenges 2017-2018

View prize winners and reading lists.

Recent Episodes

HUSH Podcast #136 — What I Read: International Cookbooks

Listen in on our delicious new episode when Michelle discusses reading international cookbooks.

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HUSH Podcast #135 — What I Read: Amelia Peabody Mysteries

Listen in as Zan shares recommendations for historical and historical mystery series.

Can we talk about Dax Shepard?

Check out reviews of some of Dax’s flicks and his current podcast.

HUSH Podcast #134 — 2Book Topeka The Soul of Baseball

Dave Coleman brings his love of baseball to discuss The Soul of Baseball by Joe Posnanski.

HUSH Podcast #133 — What I Read: Graphic Memoirs

The 2019 season of the HUSH podcast launches with this episode featuring graphic memoir recommendations.

HUSH Podcast #132 — Best Books of 2018

Listen to us dish on all the good, the bad and the newest books we absolutely loved in 2018.