August 7, 2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the South Carolina Association of School Librarians and going back to school during COVID-19 with Michelle Spires and Tamara Cox. Michelle is the association’s Advocacy Chair and is a librarian at the Gray Court-Owings School in Laurens County. Tamara is the SCASL Awards Chairperson, 2019-2020 SCASL School Librarian of the Year, and is a librarian at Wren High School in Anderson County, South Carolina.
Transcript for SCASL & Going Back to School - Episode 121
April 2, 2020
In the life of Pat Feehan (Grand Rapids, Michigan), libraries and books have been part of what she calls a joyful ride. They shaped and changed her life from the moment she first visited her elementary school library. This episode comes with wonderful insights, inspiring books, and the reasons why we can keep faith in humanity through reading and storytelling.
Transcript of BibliObservatory - Dr. Pat Feehan - Podcast Episode 12
January 8, 2020
Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews the staff members of the South Carolina Center for Community Literacy: Christine Shelek, Executive Director; Liz Hartnett, Program Coordinator; and Valerie Byrd Fort, Cocky’s Reading Express Coordinator. The Center is the state’s designated examination site for new children’s and YA books, which are available to the public. Cocky's Reading Express™ is the University of South Carolina’s literacy outreach program. USC students travel the state with their friend, Cocky, visiting elementary schools across South Carolina. The students read to the children, and Cocky helps the children understand the importance of life-long reading.
Transcript for SC Center for Community Literacy - Episode 104
September 25, 2019
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the State Library's new South Carolina Read Eat Grow program, Banned Books, and more with Lizzy Rockwell. Lizzy is an author/illustrator whose artwork can be seen in picture books, magazines, games, and on walls. She studied art and art history at Connecticut College and drawing and illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is the illustrator of over 25 children's books by a variety of authors including her mother, Anne Rockwell. She is the author/illustrator of Plants Feed Me, Good Enough to Eat: A Kid's Guide to Food and Nutrition, Hello Baby! and The Busy Body Book: A Kid's Guide to Fitness.