The Library Pros

The Library Pros

Latest Episodes

Episode 100 – Carol Ann Tack, Podcasting & Readers
June 10, 2023

In our 100th Episode, we have asked Alumni Carol Ann Tack from the podcast Top Shelf at the Merrick Library to return to talk about her podcast, readers advisory, her book discussions (which are the t

NYLA Conference 2022
March 25, 2023

Chris journeyed to Saratoga Springs New York for the annual New York Library Association Conference and Trade Show! This year Chris spoke to old friends Jill Hurst Wahl, Cameron Tidd and Melissa Tidd

Long Island Library Resource Council’s Conference 2022 – Leadership
January 28, 2023

The fellas were asked to podcast a the Long Island Library Resource Council’s 31st annual Conference on Libraries and the Future. There were many great speakers and the podcast had an opportunity to s

Episode 99 – Emily Ostrander Developing Teen Services
January 14, 2023

In this installment, Chris and Bob are back together live, this time at the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library in East Setauket, New York. Emily Ostrander talks about growing up at Emma as a patron (inclu

Episode 98 – Thomas Ommen: The Princh Story
October 06, 2022

Chris and Bob virtually travel “across the pond” to Denmark and speak with Thomas Ommen Chief Executive Officer of Princh, a collection of products to improve printing, copying and scanning services.

Episode 97 – Philip Shackelford – Modern Scholar Podcast
September 10, 2022

This episode pairs Chris and Bob up with Philip Shakelford, Director of the South Arkansas Community College Library Philip is also the host of the Modern Scholar Podcast speaking to library and histo

Episode 96 Anna Raunik & ANZAC Stories
August 27, 2022

Joining the fellas this time ’round is Anna Raunik, Executive Director, Content and Client Services at State Library Queensland, Australia. Anna joined the pod to talk about ANZAC Stories. For those o

Episode 95 – Mike Rossetti from MYLIBRO Reaching New Adults
July 23, 2022

In this installment, the fellas have a chat with Mike Rossetti from MYLIBRO. Mike discussed how libraries can attract those 20 somethings to the library, what libraries have to offer this group and us

Episode 94 Thomas Shaw and his Manifesto for Librarians
May 13, 2022

Joining the fellas for this go round is Thomas Shaw, Associate Director of the library at Lancaster University. Thomas published an article entitled “How to Strive for Success, Happiness, Fulfilment a

Episode 93 – The Palace Project/LYRASIS: A transformational, library-centered platform for digital content and services
April 14, 2022

Chris and Bob were joined by a talented and inspired group of individuals who are part of developing The Palace Project, a source for e-content for libraries. The not for profit project supports the m