Episode 21 Show Notes

To the Stacks and Beyond |  Episode 21 and Show Notes

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NEWS ITEMS
BOOKS

‘Spotify for Cookbooks’ prepares to launch

Barack Obama’s favorite summer reads

“I Just Like Scaring Kids”: An interview with legendary R.L. Stine

FILMS

New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ adaptation plot details reportedly emerge

John Krasinski credits wife Emily Blunt for thriving career

Julia Roberts grapples with son’s drug addiction in Ben Is Back teaser trailer

TV

The Purge ten part television show premiered this week on USA Network

The Haunting of Hill House adaptation on Netflix premieres October 12

Ex-Libris premieres on PBS

NATIONAL LIBRARY NEWS

Toronto Public Library has a bedtime story hotline

Library has to turn away donations

At the library: Mini monet classes are starting

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS

Black Panther and Afrofuturism
Multnomah County Library | Central Library
Saturday, September 8th @ 12:00 – 4:00pm
Afrofuturism is a theory that challenges traditional representations of the future world, setting it in conjunction with African and black culture. It is a movement in literature, music, art, etc., featuring futuristic or science fiction themes which incorporate elements of black history and culture. Join us as we enjoy the feature film Black Panther and discuss how the movie relates to afrofuturism.

Books and Brew
Garden Home Community Library
Thursday, September 13th @ 7pm
Read any novel from the following list, then meet up with us in the Annex for an evening of coffee, beer, and bibliophiles.

The Art of Storytelling with Donald Altman
Oregon City Public Library
Tuesday, September 18th @ 6pm
Come join award-winning writer Donald Altman, author of more than 15 published books, to hear about the art of writing and publishing in the fields of self-help, spiritual, and personal growth. A former Buddhist monk and psychotherapist, Donald’s books integrate brain science, stories, and how-to elements.


EVENT PICK OF THE WEEK

OMSI New monthly planetarium concert series called Kendall Concerts: Music Under the Dome. Every month, musicians from all genres will perform in the planetarium with lasers, stars, and galaxies flashing across the domed screen (it’s super cool).

Concert Schedule

The Bylines | October 14, 7 p.m.
A jazz-inspired, story-driven pop duo, who most recently worked with the Oregon Symphony and Carnegie Hall to create the “Lullaby Project”.


The Bookmobile Babe

A non-profit organization that provides literary resources to underserved populations in Portland.

We’re doing a book exchange where we ask for kids books for ages 1-18 and then people can take a book home from us as well.

NEW RELEASES

BOOK RELEASES

The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle (Romance/Magical Realism)
Dark Age by Pierce Brown, Red Rising #5 (Sci-Fi/Fantasy)
I Know You Know by Gilly MacMillan (Thriller/Mystery)

FILM RELEASES

THIS FRIDAY
The Nun (Horror)
Peppermint (Drama, Thriller)

NEXT FRIDAY
Predator (Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller)
A Simple Favor (Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller)

DVD RELEASES

THIS TUESDAY
Ocean’s 8 (Comedy, Crime, Action)
Hearts Beat Loud (Drama, Music)

NEXT TUESDAY
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi)

CURRENTLY READING

The 1990s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula by Alexandra West (Nonfiction/Entertainment)
Final Girls by Riley Sager
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

CURRENTLY WATCHING/REWATCHING
TV: Everything Sucks!, iZombie, Orange is the New Black, Castle Rock, Disenchantment, Regular Show
Films: The Parent Trap, Cloverfield Paradox, Won’t You Be My Neighbor

That’s the show notes for To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Stay tuned for what I’m doing next as this may be the last episode of To the Stacks and Beyond for now or forever but I have something else in the works…