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From Our Collection - Poetry - Episode 81

From Our Collection - Poetry - Episode 81

April 24, 2019

In this episode, Sarah and Kerry discuss some poetry-related items from our collection. Kerry tells us all about Helen von Kolnitz Hyer who was the second poet laureate of South Carolina and has three different books in our collection. Sarah talks about two books: A Season in the Hour: Poems from the Prisons of South Carolina from Frank Graziano and Home is Where: an Anthology of African American Poetry from the Carolinas from Kwame Dawes.

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BibliObservatory - Episode 3 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 3 (English)

April 17, 2019

Berta Berriz’s story is a journey that takes us to a time when she was a little girl in La Habana, Cuba, listening to her grandmother's stories, and how those stories helped her overcome later on the challenges she faced as an immigrant child in the USA. She recounts in BibliObservatory the legends, historic episodes, and poetry that have shaped her, empowered her, and inspired her. This episode is an important reminder about embracing our own cultural identity as a meaningful and dynamic process that is always evolving.

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BibliObservatorio - Episodio 3 (Español)

BibliObservatorio - Episodio 3 (Español)

April 17, 2019

La historia de Berta Berriz es un viaje que nos lleva a aquel tiempo cuando ella era una niña pequeña en La Habana, Cuba, y escuchaba los cuentos de su abuelita, y cómo esas historias la ayudaron después a superar los retos que enfrentó como niña inmigrante en los Estados Unidos. Ella nos relata en BibliObservatorio las leyendas, episodios históricos y poesía que la han formado, la han emponderado e inspirado a lo largo de su vida. Este episodio es un importante recordatorio acerca del abrazar nuestra propia identidad cultural como un proceso dinámico y significativo que siempre está evolucionando.

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BibliObservatory - Episode 2 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 2 (English)

April 2, 2019

Deborah DePaoli, children’s advocate, shares her memories growing up in California, surrounded by a diverse culture that encouraged her to become trilingual and exposed her to Braille materials from the Library of Congress delivered at home. Hear her heartfelt stories from her childhood about her family and a beloved teacher whose personal story about her father told in the classroom made a long-lasting impact on her. Find out how the books she read and the special stories are closely connected to her life.

Resources

BibliObservatorio - Episodio 2 (Español)

BibliObservatorio - Episodio 2 (Español)

April 2, 2019

Deborah DePaoli, defensora por la infancia, comparte algunas sus memorias de su niñez, rodeada por una diversidad cultural que la impulsó a ser trilingüe y en donde fue expuesta a materiales Braille enviados por la Biblioteca del Congreso de Estados Unidos. Escuche sus sentidas memorias familiares, y sus experiencias en comunidades migrantes y de habla hispana en California, a sí mismo, por qué es importante para las comunidades inmigrantes mantener el idioma de origen en el hogar.

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