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BibliObservatory - Dr. Pat Feehan - Episode 12

BibliObservatory - Dr. Pat Feehan - Episode 12

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. 

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BibliObservatory - Steve Sawyer - Episode 11

BibliObservatory - Steve Sawyer - Episode 11

February 28, 2020

Two stories have guided and inspired Steve Sawyer (Mr. Steve) since he heard them for the first time when he was a little boy growing up in Maine: a Penobscot Tale and his great grandfather’s personal story. In both, you will find out why listening to our older generations is so important and how your life can be shaped by their words.

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BibliObservatory - Charles David Brooks - Episode 10

BibliObservatory - Charles David Brooks - Episode 10

January 31, 2020

For Charles David Brooks III (Harlem, NY), his early years were shared between New York and South Carolina during World War II. From that time, the wisdom and stories that he heard from his ancestral mothers still exist. His life has featured many scenarios in the performing arts, but those words and messages shared by his beloved ones are intact and continue to inspire him.

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BibliObservatory - Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

BibliObservatory - Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

December 27, 2019

A conversation with Ann Chadwell Humphries of Columbia, SC, about the value of poetry and recitation. Ann also shares her experiences as a South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services patron, braille learner, and poetry student.

Transcript for Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

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American Printing House for the Blind
South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services 

BibliObservatory - Episode 8 (English)

BibliObservatory - Episode 8 (English)

October 31, 2019

This episode takes us to Nica, La Suerte, retold by Lucy Vicioso-Harris (Bogotá, Colombia), who tells us why playing this audiobook over and over again became one of her most treasured childhood memories, and how moving to Polonia when she was teenager made a positive impact on her life. Furthermore, she offers us her views on early literacy as a vital factor for human well-being.

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