cover to cover
Cover to Cover with DGPL is a podcast that takes the listener behind the scenes at the Downers Grove Public Library, giving the inside scoop on how the library works for its patrons.
We'll talk to staff members about the ins and outs of DGPL, community events, and more! Join Lauren, Cindy, and Ed for their monthly chats. Episodes are released the first week of the month.
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Join the Cover to Cover team and Nancy Rooney, Adult and Teen Services Librarian, in discussing the library's language learning resources. For the first time the Organization of the Month, the West Suburban Humane Society, visits the studio.
Meet Assistant IT Manager Max Mogavero and learn about 3D printing at the library; popular Book-an-Expert services are discussed; Literacy DuPage.
Hear library success stories during our month of Thankfulness; meet Jon Graber, President of the library's Board of Trustees, and learn about his role; Pick-a-Palooza book fair information; Organization of the Month: Sharing Connections.
DGPL is hosting a month of homelessness awareness through October. Join the Cover to Cover team as they discuss the There's No Place That's Home initiative with Director Julie Milavec; Halloween events; Family Shelter Service of Family Services DuPage
Meet Erin Linsenmeyer, Children's Librarian and Outreach Coordinator, and Allyson Renell, Children's Services Manager, while they discuss early literacy at the library and outreach programming; PAWSitive Therapy Troupe
Love the artwork in the library? In Episode 7, we chat with Melody Danley, Graphics and Display Coordinator, to hear about the permanent collection and rotating art exhibits in the North and Cafe galleries. Hear about the One Community One Read that is coming up at the end of the month, and learn more about our Organization of the Month, SEASPAR.
Follow a book through its journey from selection to check out! Hear from Lizzie Matkowski, Adult and Teen Services Manager; Nora Mastny, Cataloging Librarian; and Tim Raub, Circulation Clerk to learn about how a library book gets to the shelves; Hamiltunes; Organization of the Month: West Suburban Community Pantry
Find out about some of the little known services at DGPL, including notary, restricted cards, and the brand-new Anything Emporium. Hear from Katelyn Vabalaitis, Executive Assistant; Christine Lees, Circulation Manager; and Shannon Gruber, Adult and Teen Services Librarian to learn all about how to use these services; Organization of the Month: Project C.U.R.E.
Teen Services Librarian, Amanda Klenk, joins the Cover to Cover team to discuss what teens can do at DGPL, Bookology, Summer Reading; Find out where the library will be in the community this Summer; Organization of the Month: Hope's Front Door
Assistant Director, Jen Fredericks, joins the Cover to Cover team to discuss a few ways the library partners with local organizations; Founders Day is coming up with activities for the whole family; Organization of the Month: Watts of Love
Get to know one of the library's most dynamic staff members, Ian Knorr, Facilities Manager; learn where to register to vote, and how to get informed for April's election; Organization of the Month: Bridge Communities
Meet your hosts, Lauren, Cindy, and producer, Ed, as they introduce the podcast and DGPL's Media Lab.