Lee Snelgrove and One Columbia for Arts and History - Episode 60

August 10, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the local arts scene and One Columbia with Lee Snelgrove. Lee is the Executive Director of One Columbia for Arts and History. Since taking the position, he's overseen the establishment of a process for commissioning public art and the installation of 30 new pieces, the establishment of the position of a City Poet Laureate, the development of a strategic plan for the Congaree Vista’s formal cultural district designation, and has been a leader of multi-organizational city-wide events including the Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Burning of Columbia and the Total Solar Eclipse Weekend in August 2017. He is currently overseeing the coordination of 21 new public art projects.



Summer Reading with Rebecca Antill - Episode 58

July 24, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses summer reading with Rebecca Antill. Rebecca is the Youth Services Consultant here at the South Carolina State Library. She received her Master’s in Library and Information Science from Kent State University in Ohio, and has been working and volunteering in libraries since the age of eleven. Rebecca has worked in public libraries of all types in Ohio, North Carolina, and most recently Charleston, South Carolina.



Genealogy with Debbie Bloom - Episode 54

June 14, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses genealogy and more with Debbie Bloom. Debbie is the manager of the Walker Local and Family History Center at the Richland Library here in Columbia, South Carolina. She is a genealogist with an interest in family history and her blog is cleverly named, The Dead Librarian.


Business, Careers and Research Center at Richland Library

January 26, 2018

Dr. Curtis Rogers talks with two staff members, Sylvie Golod, Career Services Specialist and Diane Luccy, Business and Careers Manager from the Richland Library in Columbia, South Carolina about the library's Business, Careers and Research Center.

The Center is located on the third level at the main branch and offers job seekers, small business customers, students and families the perfect place to explore career or entrepreneurial opportunities, attend classes, complete online job applications or work on a research paper. The space offers a Career Coaching Center, Computer Classroom, Coworking Center, a Family Career Studio and much more!

Link: https://www.richlandlibrary.com/jobs 


Make Space for Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang - Episode 37

December 4, 2017

Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews Dr. Heather Moorefield-Lang about her research and work with makerspaces in libraries. Dr. Moorefield-Lang's research is focused in technology in education and libraries, specifically honing in on the narratives and uses of technology based tools in those settings. She is the currently the American Association of School Librarian’s Director for Region Four and member of the AASL Board of Directors. Heather continues her work integrating technology in libraries and classrooms under her brand Tech 15. Her current research involves exploring makerspaces in library settings around the world along with the policies, technologies, successes, and challenges that accompany those learning spaces.

Dr. Moorefield-Lang is a hands-on educator who strives to deliver real world experiences to her students whether they are face-to-face or online. Working with a wide range of teaching and instructional styles as well as with a tool box of technologies Moorefield-Lang hopes that her classes are informative and useful in practical settings. She teaches Information Technologies in the School Library Media Program at the University of South Carolina.