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…

 

Episode 20 Show Notes

To the Stacks and Beyond |  Episode 20 and Show Notes

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NEWS ITEMS
BOOKS

A few of Gillian Flynn’s favorite things

Keanu Reeves is publishing ‘esoteric’ books under his own new imprint

The hosts of true crime comedy podcast My Favorite Murder have a book coming out in 2019

FILMS

Disney reportedly won’t rehire James Gunn despite Guardians of the Galaxy cast support

Jurassic Park returning to theaters for 25th anniversary in September

YouTube pulls ad for The Nun because of ‘shocking content’

TV

Matt Groening has a new show and it’s awesome

House of Cards final season sets premiere date

What might fans expect from Castle Rock season 2?

 

TRUE CRIME

Why is Ted Bundy suddenly everywhere?

GIVEAWAY

Congratulations to Aaron in Oregon City for winning a copy of Dead Weight. A graphic novel by Terry Blas, Molly Muldoon, and Matthew Seely. Stay tuned for details on the next giveaway. Qualify by subscribing on the homepage.

NATIONAL LIBRARY NEWS

Getting inked at the library

It’s not just for books anymore: 11 tech perks available at your public library

Toronto Library gets public to craft new book, one tweet at a time

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS

Cosplay Meet-Up
Sunday, August 26th @ 3:00-6:00pm
Hillsboro Brookdale Library
Want to craft costumes and armor for cosplaying? Come join us! Whether you’re a sewer or prop-maker, fantasy adventurer, or space pirate, all ages, skill levels, and skill sets are welcome. We have basic supplies and equipment. Feel free to drop in anytime and bring your own projects.

Art Lab: Painted Leaf Prints
Wednesday, September 5th  @ 2:30-4:00pm
Oregon City Public Library Community Room
Kids and grown-ups, come explore the art world and try your hand at exciting new projects! Each week, we provide you with inspiration in the form of a famous artist or art technique. Then, you use our art supplies to create a masterpiece of your very own . Check our website for Art Lab themes.

Science of Magic
Thursday, September 6th  @ 4:00-5:00pm
Troutdale Library
Magic? No, it’s science! You’ll learn the secrets behind famous magic that you can recreate for yourself! Mother Nature has some tricks of her own, and Mad Science will show you what’s up her sleeve! For kids in grades K-6.


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 Brothers Billygoat | September 2, 8 p.m.
This duo featuring harp, keyboard and percussion will play beneath beautiful and intricate self-made stop-motion films, projected on the Kendall Planetarium’s 52-foot dome.

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 Stars Now Unclaimed (Sci-Fi) Start of a series
Tear Me Apart by J.T. Ellison (Thriller)
Hidden Pieces by Paula Stokes (YA Contemporary)

FILM RELEASES

Out August 24
The Happytime Murders (Action, Comedy)
Missing (Drama, Mystery, Thriller)

Out August 31st
Kin (Action/Sci-Fi)
The Little Stranger (Drama, Horror, Mystery)

DVD RELEASES
Tag (Comedy)
Upgrade (Action, Horror, Sci-Fi)
RBG (Documentary)
Won’t You Be My Neighbor (Biography, Documentary)
Ghost Stories (Drama, Horror)

CURRENTLY READING
Finders Keepers by Stephen King (Thriller)
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan (Nonfiction)
Mindhunters
by John Douglas (Nonfiction/True Crime)
The 1990s Teen Horror Cycle: Final Girls and a New Hollywood Formula by Alexandra West (Nonfiction/Entertainment)

CURRENTLY WATCHING/REWATCHING
TV: The Bachelorette, Sharp Objects, Everything Sucks!, iZombie, Orange is the New Black, Castle Rock, Disenchantment
Films: The Dark Knight, Jurassic Park, Thoroughbreds, Hitch, True Romance

That’s the show notes for To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Head to tothestacksandbeyond.com home page to subscribe to be entered into giveaways. U.S Residents Only.

Please leave a review on Apple Podcast or whatever platform listen podcasts on.  Email me to feature an event going on at your library and to learn more
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Episode 14 Show Notes

 

To the Stacks and Beyond |  Episode 14 and Show Notes

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NEWS ITEMS
BOOKS

Octavia Butler got her own Google Doodle

Study finds audiobooks are more engaging than adaptations

Two Can Keep a Secret a follow up to One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

FILMS

Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel might be the new leader of the Marvel Universe

Details on the Chapter 2 of It

Trailer is released for the new Predator

TV

The Couple Next Door is getting a TV adaptation

Double Dare revival with Kenan and Kel

Keri Russell reflects on the beauty and relatability of Felicity on its 20th anniversary

GIVEAWAY

The next giveaway will be for a copy of Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris. Author of The Breakdown and Behind Closed Doors. Qualify for this and future giveaways and subscribe on our homepage tothestacksandbeyond.com AND email the clue word featured in this episode to tothestacksandbeyond@gmail.com to be entered. You have until Friday July 6th at midnight to enter. Good luck! U.S Residents only!

LIBRARY NEWS NATIONAL

A staffer at Stratford library becomes a spine poet

Borrow a sand toy, leave a sand toy

Gering Public Library hosts free blues concert at Five Rocks

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS

Our Story- Resistance: Photographs, Paint, Print
Central Library in the Collins Gallery
Saturday June 30
A curated exploration of how building community in times of oppression requires resistance through works of artistic expression. 

Story Time with Pet the Cat
Hillsboro Public Library
Sunday July 1 @ 4:00 – 5:00pm
Join us for a rocking storytime with Pete the Cat. We will share books, songs, rhymes, and do some special Pete the Cat themed crafts and activities. For ages 3-6.

Teen Hamilton Sing-a-Long
Oregon City Public Library
Thursday July 5 @ 2:30 – 3:30
Come sing tunes from the award winning musical Hamilton. Popcorn will be provided to  get the full theatre experience.
NEW RELEASES

BOOK RELEASES
Those Other Women by Nicola Moriarty (Psychological Thriller)
Smoke and Iron by Rachel Caine (YA Dystopian)
The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams (Historical Romance)

FILM RELEASES
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Family/Adventure)
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (Action)
Leave no Trace (Independent)

DVD RELEASES
Beirut (Drama/Thriller)
Blockers (Comedy)
The Endless (Sci-Fi/Horror)

CURRENTLY READING
Calypso by David Sedaris (Memoir/Humor)
No Reservations by Anthony Bourdain (Memoir)
Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris (Thriller)
The Child by Fiona Barton (Mystery)
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King (Thriller)

CURRENTLY WATCHING/REWATCHING
TV: The Handmaid’s Tale, The Bachelorette, Gravity Falls
Films: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Incredibles 2, Hereditary

That’s the show notes for To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Head to tothestacksandbeyond.com home page to subscribe to be entered into giveaways. U.S Residents Only.

Please leave a review on Apple Podcast or whatever platform listen podcasts on.  Email me to feature an event going on at your library and to learn more
about the podcast and I would love to find some sponsors! Free giveaways every month if you sign up for our mailing list! Share To the Stacks and Beyond with anyone and everyone who loves books, films, television, true crime, and libraries!

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Episode 13 Show Notes

 

To the Stacks and Beyond |  Episode 13 and Show Notes

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NEWS ITEMS
BOOKS

Anthony Bourdain has died

Stranger Things books are coming this fall

Stephen King library coming to a smart speaker near you

FILMS

A Star is Born trailer is here starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga

Aquaman will swim not sink

Ryan Reynolds to star in Sam Raimi’s first film in six years

TV

Jurassic Park Fallen Kingdom‘ again tops studios’ TV ad spending

Castle Rock show gets Stephen King’s blessing

Inside Jason Blum’s plan to take TV by storm

GIVEAWAY
Congratulations to Aaron in Oregon City for winning a copy of Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman, author of Bird Box. Subscribe on our homepage and stay tuned for information on future giveaways.

LIBRARY NEWS NATIONAL

Need to borrow some wheels? Fitchburg, Southbridge libraries loan bikes as well as books (MASSACHUSETTS)

Orlando Public Library’s ‘Thinking Money’ exhibit teaches kids finance 
(FLORIDA)

Crystal City Pop-Up Library Could Stay Open Through End of 2019
(VIRGINIA)

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS


Local Author Event: Keith Rosson
Oregon City Public Library
Saturday June 16 @ 2:00pm
Keith Rosson is author of The Mercy of the Tide, a novel set in Oregon that blends horror and alternative history in an exploration of loss and grief. 

Digging for Dinosaurs
North Portland Library
Saturday June 16 @ 12:30 – 1:30pm
Visit a time when dinosaurs walked the earth! Make a fossil cast, behave like a dinosaur, and more. Become a paleontologist by using fossils as clues into the past.

BYOC (Bring Your Own Craft) Night
Beaverton City Library
Thursday June 21 @ 6:30 – 8:00pm
Do you whittle? Knit? Color? Scrapbook? Sketch? Join us for Bring Your Own Craft Night to work on these projects and more. We’ll provide a place, time and some refreshments to get crafting done. You bring your craft and get to know your fellow crafters in the community!

NEW RELEASES

BOOK RELEASES
Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris (Thriller)
The Boyfriend Bracket by Kate Evangelista (YA/Contemporary)
The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Mystery)
The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell (Graphic Novel)
Dead Weight by Molly Muldoon and Tery Blas (Graphic Novel)

FILM RELEASES
The Incredibles (Family/Adventure)
Tag (Comedy)

DVD RELEASES
Midnight Sun (Drama)
The Death of Stalin (Comedy)
Unsane (Horror)

CURRENTLY READING
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen (Thriller/Suspense)
Calypso by David Sedaris (Memoir/Humor)
Heart Berries by Terese Marie Maihot (Memoir)
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (Horror/Classic)
Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds (YA/Poetry)

CURRENTLY WATCHING/REWATCHING
TV: The Handmaid’s Tale, The Bachelorette, The Great American Read
Films: Unsane, The Strangers: Prey at Night

That’s the show notes for To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Head to tothestacksandbeyond.com home page to subscribe to be entered into giveaways. U.S Residents Only.

Please leave a review on Apple Podcast or whatever platform listen podcasts on.  Email me to feature an event going on at your library and to learn more
about the podcast and I would love to find some sponsors! Free giveaways every month if you sign up for our mailing list! Share To the Stacks and Beyond with anyone and everyone who loves books, films, television, true crime, and libraries!

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Episode 8 Show Notes

 

To the Stacks and Beyond |  Episode 8 and Show Notes

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NEWS ITEMS
BOOKS
How many books did the average American read in the last year?

Guillermo Del Toro’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark adaptation is coming

Rappers are freestyling Llama Llama Red Pajama

FILMS
Amy Adams will star in the adaptation of The Woman in the Window

TV
The top 100 books have been named for the PBS show The Great American Read

Double Dare is coming back to Nickelodeon this summer

A longer teaser of Castle Rock has been released

TRUE CRIME
HBO docu-series of Michelle McNamara’s Golden State Killer book is moving quickly now that there’s been an arrest

GIVEAWAY
This week we’ll be giving away an advanced copy of The Favorite Sister by Jessica Knoll. Listen for the clue word and email it to tothestacksandbeyond@gmail.com AND subscribe to tothestacksandbeyond.com to be eligible! Contest ends at midnight on May 11th!  U.S Residents Only. Good luck!

LIBRARY NEWS NATIONAL

Emory Library acquires 5,000 Polaroids from Atlanta’s Andy Warhol

Doylstown Library opens new outdoor extension

Local Library Makes Renting Movies and TV series more reliable with GoChip Beam

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS
Oregon City Public Library
May the Fourth
May 4, 2018 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm
In a library not so far away…we’re celebrating Star Wars Day! Drop in for an evening of free activities, games, and prizes for kids of all ages and their families. Costumes highly encouraged.

Cedar Mill Community Library
Epic Infinity Comic Crisis Extravaganza 
May 4, 2018 @ 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Like comics or art? Know a lot about superheroes? Want to play some art games? This event is for you! We’ll set up a mini convention in the library for teens and tweens. Prizes ! Costumes and cosplays encouraged. For ages 11-18.

Sherwood Center for the Arts
WCCLS Art of the Story: Festival Finale Showcase Concert
Saturday, May 5, 2018 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sherwood Center for the Arts
Reception: 6:15-6:45 pm with complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres with Reedville Catering. A No Host bar will also be provided by Smockville Brewhouse. Concert at 7 featuring student slam winner and adult slam winner.

NEW RELEASES

BOOK RELEASES
The World of All Souls by Deborah Harkness (Fantasy)
The Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz (Thriller)
Run, Hide, Fight Back by April Henry (Young Adult)

FILM RELEASES
Bad Samaritan (Horror/Thriller)

DVD RELEASES
Into the Fade (Crime/Drama)
Fifty Shades Freed 
(Drama/Romance)
Please Stand By (Comedy/Drama)

CURRENTLY READING
Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman (Thriller/Horror)
Pet Sematary by Stephen King (Horror)

CURRENTLY WATCHING/REWATCHING
TV: Altered Carbon, The Handmaid’s Tale
Films: Avengers: Infinity War, Pitch Perfect 3, The Last Jedi

That’s the show notes for To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Head to tothestacksandbeyond.com home page to subscribe to be entered into giveaways. U.S Residents Only.

Please leave a review on Apple Podcast or whatever platform listen podcasts on.  Email me to feature an event going on at your library and to learn more
about the podcast and I would love to find some sponsors! Free giveaways every month if you sign up for our mailing list! Share To the Stacks and Beyond with anyone and everyone who loves books, films, television, true crime, and libraries!

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