Episode 2 Show Notes

To the Stacks and Beyond |  Episode 2 and Show Notes

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NEWS ITEMS
BOOKS

Stephen Hawking died this week on Pi Day in a weird coincidence
Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem , there is always something you can do, and succeed at. It matters that you don’t give up.”

Stephen Hawking, world renowned physicist and author of books, including A Brief History of Time and The Theory of Everything, died in his home in Cambridge. Hawking was known for his work with black holes and relativity, and he appeared as himself on television shows including The Simpsons and The Big Bang Theory.

Gillian Flynn: “Dread Is Probably My Favorite Emotion
Michelle Obama’s Memoir, Becoming, will be released this fall
Malala will release a new book this fall

FILMS
Are You Afraid of the Dark? gets film remake by the screenwriter of Stephen King’s It released last year. The Midnight Society will be coming to the big screen and if you check out the video I’ll have in the show notes you’ll see who freaky the clowns were in multiple episodes. I have one library in my area that has the entire set and I will be rewatching all of them very soon. October 11 2019. I think this is the same time that the second part of the new It will be released as well. I love October and I love scary films and I’m so excited. Luckily I will have Stranger Things 3 to hold me over.



TV
Sharp Objects limited HBO series will premiere at ATX Television Festival
The second teaser trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale has been released
Making a Murderer will have a second season in 2019 and a new series Convicting a Murderer will be released showing the prosecutions side

LIBRARY NEWS NATIONAL

UTAH 
Beginning in January 2018, NASA began a year-long series of monthly topics, focusing on extending human presence in the Solar System. Each month will include themed outreach materials for your programs/exhibits. Castle Dale Library has signed up to present these programs to the community!

OHIO
To help reach an underserved portion of readers, at least two central Ohio library systems have begun to implement programs and storytimes dedicated to patrons on the autism spectrum.

 

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS
Cedar Mill Community Library – Bethany Location
Spring Cleaning Sale
March 17, 2018 – March, 31, 2018
Spring has officially begun, which means that it’s time for our annual Spring Cleaning Sale! If you’re in the mood for something great to read at an excellent price, stop by and see what suits your fancy! The sale starts on Saturday, March 17, and ends on Saturday, March 31. See you then!

Rockwood Library
Zumba for the Whole Family!
March 17, 2018 @ 2:00 – 3:00 pm
First come, first served. Zumba is class that combines dance and fitness moves with Latin and international music. Learn at your own pace, no experience required.

Beaverton City Library
A Wrinkle in Time Party
March 19, 2018 @ 4:00 – 5:00pm
Celebrate the classic book and new movie!

Garden Home Community Library
Documentary Screening: Jane
March 20, 2018 @ 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Join us for this newly-released documentary that celebrates the life and accomplishments of primatology scientist Jane Goodall. “Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story  of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world” (National Geographic). Everyone is invited / This event is free

Garden Home Community Library
Author Talk: Building the Willamette Valley Wine Industry
March 22, 2018 @ 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Garden Home Community Library
Documentary Screening: Jane
March 20, 2018 @ 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Barbara Smith Randall will present her book, “Willamette Valley Wineries,” a pictorial history of the Willamette Valley wine industry. The book illustrates the challenges, hardships and ultimate success of the Willamette Valley wineries. Randall shares the history through photographs and stories from winemakers and their families, as well as the resources at Linfield College’s Oregon Wine History Archives in McMinnville, Oregon. Books will be available for purchase and signing at a cost of $22.99 each. Everyone is invited / This event is free.

CAN YOU LIKE THE WORK OF THE CREATOR WITHOUT LIKING THE CREATOR?
A discussion about different authors and actors sexual harassment allegations and how it affects their work.

BOOK GIVEAWAY I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
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NEW RELEASES

BOOK RELEASES 3/13/18
Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism (Poetry)

BOOK RELEASES 3/20/18
The New Farm by Brent Preston (Nonfiction)

FILM RELEASES
Tomb Raider
Love, Simon

DVD RELEASES
The Vanishing of Sidney Hall
Jumanji
Downsizing
Small Town Crime

CURRENTLY READING
The Last Place You Look by Kristin Lepionka (Thriller)
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara (True Crime)
Creepy Pair of Underwear by Aaron Reynolds (Children’s)

CURRENTLY WATCHING/REWATCHING
I watched the original Blade Runner this week and I’m watching a clever sitcom starring Kristen Bell in a show called The Good Place.

 

That’s the show notes for the second episode of To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Head to tothestacksandbeyond.com home page to subscribe to be entered into giveaways.

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Episode 1 Show Notes

To the Stacks and Beyond |  Episode 1 and Show Notes

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NEWS ITEMS
BOOKS

Blue Sun, Yellow Sky by Jamie Jo Hoang

Author of Behind Closed Doors and The Breakdown B. A. Paris will be releasing a new book Bring Me Back 6/19/18

FILMS
First teaser trailer of Mary Poppins has been released and stars Emily Blunt and Meryl Streep.

Avengers Infinity War’s release date has been moved up to April 27th. The information was shared via a staged Twitter Chat between Marvel and Robert Downey Jr. Clever move.

A hilarious video has been shared showing the similarities between The Shape of Water and Splash. It’s always interesting to see how newer films have been influenced by cult classics.


TV
Season 3 of Netflix’s sci-fi hit Stranger Things will add Maya Hawke as one of the new leads and has upped Priah Ferguson to a recurring role.

More excellent news for novelist Celeste Ng. Little Fires Everywhere will be turned into a series starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.

LIBRARY NEWS NATIONAL

NEW YORK
The Inwood Library redevelopment plans are here; the city along with the New York Public Library announced plans to transform the site at 4790 Broadway into a 14-story residential building with a three-story library at the base.

KANSAS
The Witchita Eagle reported this week The Friends of the Wichita Public Library will hold another $5-a-bag used book sale this week – a final blowout before the library moves to its new digs at Second and McLean Boulevard later this spring.

OREGON
The White Bird Clinic is offering free walk-in counseling and referrals at the Downtown Eugene Public Library. They said they aim to increase community access to White Bird’s services. For more information click here.

 

LOCAL LIBRARY EVENTS
Holgate Library
Build a City That Sparks
March 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm.

Create a cityscape that sparks! Use beautiful glowing paper collages, cardboard, copper tape, LED lights and batteries to light up your city in this amazing interactive art piece. At the same time you’ll learn a little something about electrical circuitry.

Portland State University
Stuck in the Doorway Documentary Film Screening
March 13, 2018 @ 5:00 – 7:00 pm
T​wo years after the ​overwhelming and shocking images of refugees crossing the Aegean to Greece, many of them still live in limbo. ​Join Portland State University for a screening of Stuck in the Doorway, examining the lives of the 60,000 refugees ​currently in Greece, some making a new life there, some still trying to find a new home.

Oregon City Public Library
Teen Zombie Apocalypse
March 14, 2018 @ 4:30 – 6:30pm
An evil doctor has planned to unleash an airborne virus that would turn anyone who comes into contact with it into a zombie.  However, that very same doctor has created an antidote! Do you have what it takes to remain calm while you race against time in order to unlock the cure and prevent a zombie apocalypse? Join us for our first ever Breakout Box adventure! For humans in grades 6-12.


Cedar Mill Community Library
Let Our Daughters Be Funny (and Feisty!)
March 14, 2018 @ 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Encouraging girls to be funny results in strong, smart, confident young women. This funny/serious talk by an outspoken advocate for funny girls is full of practical ’girl power’ advice and humor. *Parents are invited to bring their teens with them to this session.

OSCARS
This was the year to root for maybe not necessarily performances but actors that hadn’t been given due credit before.

Sam Rockwell finally won an Oscar for his performance in Three Billboards Outside of of Ebbing Missouri A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

Gary Oldman has worked as an actor for 36 years and he’s finally walking away with an Oscar. I couldn’t believe when I heard that. I’m so happy for him and found his Oscar winning role in The Darkest Hour magnificent.

Roger A. Deakins finally wins, I guess 14th time is a charm, for his cinematography in Blade Runner 2049. He’s been the cinematographer on a few films you may have heard of including Fargo, The Village, No Country for Old Men, and Sicario.

BOOK GIVEAWAY Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman

I want to give a congratulations to the winner of our first book giveaway. If you haven’t yet please subscribe for your chance to win our next giveaway. The link is on the homepage for To the Stacks and Beyond.

NEW RELEASES

BOOK RELEASES 3/6/18
Olivia Twist by Lori Langdon (Young Adult Historical Fiction)
The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw (Young Adult Fantasy)
The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig by Steve Jenkins (Children’s)

BOOK RELEASES 3/13/18
Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney (Thriller)
The Wild Robot by Peter Brown (Juvenile Science Fiction)

FILM RELEASES
Thoroughbreds
The Strangers: Prey at Night
A Wrinkle in Time

DVD RELEASES
The Shape of Water
Call Me By Your Name
I, Tonya
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 1
Justice League

CURRENTLY READING
You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day (Funny Memoir)
The Last Place You Look by Kristin Lepionka (Thriller)
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara (True Crime)
Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems (Children’s)

CURRENTLY WATCHING/REWATCHING
I finally saw The Shape of Water which was magical and entertaining. There’s a hilarious video online comparing it to the film Splash. It’s so unique in that the relationship is only able to be conveyed nonverbally. I’m also watching Gravity Falls and Pretty Little Liars.

I’m also rewatching Breaking Bad and rewatched Speed and The Net. Also for all of you Oregonians out there I’m watching Gravity Falls and I’m loving it.

Well that’s the show notes for the first episode of To the Stacks and Beyond. Thanks for listening and reading. Head to tothestacksandbeyond.com home page to subscribe to be entered into giveaways.

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!

Official Website: http://tothestacksandbeyond.com
Email: tothestacksandbeyond@gmail.com
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Twitter: @stacksandbeyond https://twitter.com/stacksandbeyond
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