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No Talking in the Library: Taylor Swift & The Chicks

Our reference librarians Meredith and John give their enthusiastic reviews of Taylor Swift’s “Folklore” and “Gaslighter” by The Chicks (formerly The Dixie Chicks.) They also discuss the joy of women telling their own stories in song, and John shares a … Continue reading

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No Talking in the Library: Baseball, Jackie Robinson & Cultural Change

John and Meredith are missing baseball, so they discuss a pair of hardball documentaries: A Long Way From Home: The Untold Story of Baseball’s Desegregation, which shares the experiences of Black and Latino players who played in small town minor-league … Continue reading

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No Talking in the Library: Shame Movies

Curious what film John hides from his family? Want to know what Nicholas Sparks adaption gets Meredith every time? Our librarians John and Meredith share the movies that they’re ashamed to admit that they love. And, as with so many … Continue reading

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No Talking in the Library: Chernobyl Blows our Minds

Our Reference Librarians Meredith Tomeo and John Foster love HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, and they break down every aspect of it — the plotting, casting, music, and (of course) the real history and book on which it’s based. By the way, … Continue reading

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No Talking in the Library: Talking ’89 & favorite sports documentaries

Reference Librarians Meredith Tomeo and John Foster discuss ’89, the documentary about Arsenal’s improbable victory against powerhouse Liverpool. They also share their favorite sports documentaries that they’ve been binging during the stay-at-home order. Join us for a new episode of No … Continue reading

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