The Book Drop

The Book Drop

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The Book Drop is a weekly podcast from Omaha Public Library that explores topics related to our community, libraries and the joy of reading.


8. Reading Challenge: Read a Book in One Sitting
Jun 5 • 40 min
On this episode Erin talks about what’s up with Summer Reading Program this year, the podcast team shares their picks for the Read a Book in One Sitting challenge and we all talk about our favorite places to curl up and read.All the books, movies, TV…
7. Summer Book Preview
May 29 • 36 min
On this episode the team welcomes collection development librarian Melanie Schultz as our first discussion guest for our Summer Book Preview. We also make widely different guesses as to what the song of the summer will be for query of the week. All the…
6. It’s a Reading Roundup!
May 22 • 38 min
On this episode the podcast team shares the books that recently made it off our to be read piles for our first reading roundup. We also talk about what we’re currently obsessed with for query of the week. All the books, movies, TV and resources we…
5. Oh, the Drama!
May 15 • 40 min
On this episode the podcast team talks about feuds, scandals and takedowns in the literary world. We also imagine visiting our favorite libraries, both real and imaginary, for the query of the week. All the books, movies, TV and resources we talked…
4. Reading Challenge: #OwnVoices
May 8 • 40 min
On this episode Michelle talks to librarian Melanie Schultz about OPL’s 2020 Reading Challenge and the podcast team shares their favorite titles for the #OwnVoices challenge. We also share our favorite books to re-read for query of the week. All the…
3. Apocalypse Fiction Now
May 1 • 41 min
On this episode Elly and Erin share fun facts about the U.S. Census along with instructions on how to make sure you get counted. The podcast team offers up their picks for the best apocalyptic fiction and talk about cute and terrifying things for the…
2. This is How We Read Now
Apr 24 • 36 min
On this episode we check in with OPL children’s staff members, Miss Cassie & Miss Katya, about the joys and struggles of creating virtual storytimes. The podcast team talks about where to find free reading material online and we share our favorite…
1. Reading in the Time of COVID-19
Apr 15 • 30 min
Welcome to The Book Drop! On our first episode we introduce our new show and the podcast team talks about how COVID-19, working from home and social distancing are affecting our reading habits. We also share what we’re reading, watching and listening to…