Ep 25 – Community-Led Teen Librarianship with Ariel Caldwell

We talk with Ariel Caldwell, a Teen Services Librarian at Vancouver Public Library, about teen librarianship, community-led work, juggling 5 calendars, using improv to navigate power dynamics, intergenerational programming, and creating fun! You can reach Ariel at ariel.caldwell [at] vpl [dot] ca. Read along with the transcript: https://tinyurl.com/yckbpmzh Listen to the episode: https://anchor.fm/organizing-ideas/episodes/Ep-25---Community-Led-Teen-Librarianship-with-Ariel-Caldwell-ed0c9t The cover... Continue Reading →

Ep 23 – How are you feeling? COVID-19 Call for Contributions

Hey folks - we hope this mini episode finds you as well as can be considering the current circumstances. We are putting together an episode COVID-19 and invite you to share your thoughts with us in a short audio clip! Find the full details about how to contribute by listening to the episode or reading... Continue Reading →

Ep 20 – Libraries and Disabilities with Jessica Schomberg

We chat with Jessica Schomberg about disability frameworks, intersectionality, cataloguing, relationships, solidarity, prioritizing people over productivity, unions, and their new book, co-authored with Wendy Highby, coming out in April: “Beyond Accommodation: Creating an Inclusive Workplace for Disabled Library Workers.” Follow Jessica on Twitter @schomj Listen to the episode here. Read along with the transcript: https://tinyurl.com/rrgfs5o... Continue Reading →

Ep 18 – Public History with Krista McCracken

We chat with Krista McCracken about public history, colonialism and archives, how slooooowww archives are to change (and why there’s so much resistance to challenging power structures!), and embroidery as a form of feminist resistance. Listen here; Read along with the transcript: https://docs.google.com/document/d/14Wp9p0cEGJHhm2fCntrsTcC552vgOfxqxTYzw-HiHSI/edit?usp=sharing Check out Krista’s blog and follow them on Twitter @KristaMcCracken. The cover... Continue Reading →

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