Between the Stacks

Tune into Odell Public Library’s original podcast, Between the Stacks! Episodes cover everything Odell as well as events happening in Morrison, Illinois. Hosts Krysta Mapes, Gillian Larson, and Emily Lenore discuss new releases, spotlight library sections, talk with your favorite Odell librarians, and also answer questions from patrons. From tech help to best beach reads – let us know what questions you’d like answered on the show. Questions can be submitted to ask.odell.library@gmail.com.

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  • Episode 5: March 1, 2021
    • On this episode of Between the Stacks, Gillian, Krysta, and Emily interview Whiteside County Treasurer Penny Vankampen for Women’s History Month, discuss books they would change, plus our segments TechTalk and Ask a librarian.
      Changes We Would Make To Books: If you would like to avoid spoilers for the following books, please skip to 31:52:
      “Manhunt” by James L. Swanson
      “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” and “The Last American Vampire” by Seth Grahame-Smith
      The “Harry Potter” Series by J.K. Rowling
      The “Mortal Instruments” Series by Cassandra Clare
      “The Fault In Our Stars” by John Green
      The “Divergent” Series by Veronica Roth
      “The Hunger Games” Series by Suzanne Collins
      The “Twilight” Series by Stephanie Meyer
  • Episode 4: February 15, 2021
    • On this episode of Between the Stacks, Gillian, Krysta, and Emily discuss Romancey or Necromancy inspired books, plus our segments TechTalk and Ask A Librarian.
  • Episode 3: February 1, 2021
    • On this episode of Between The Stacks, Krysta, Gillian and Emily share books by Black authors, and interview Melissa Nyboer, a member of Odell’s Board of Trustees. Plus, our segments TechTalk and Ask a Librarian.
  • Episode 2: January 18, 2021
    • On this episode of Between The Stacks, Krysta, Gillian and Emily discuss new books coming to Odell this month, issue an Instagram challenge, and an update on Emily’s Gold Award Project. Plus, our segments TechTalk and Ask a Librarian.
  • Episode 1: January 4, 2021
    • On the inaugural episode of Between the Stacks, Gillian, Krysta and Emily discuss the books they are excited to read in January. Plus, an interview with Odell’s Director, Meridith, TechTalk, and Ask a Librarian.