Checked In: A Davenport Library Podcast

28. Pride Month, Summer Reading & the David R. Collins Writers' Conference

June 05, 2024 Episode 28
28. Pride Month, Summer Reading & the David R. Collins Writers' Conference
Checked In: A Davenport Library Podcast
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Checked In: A Davenport Library Podcast
28. Pride Month, Summer Reading & the David R. Collins Writers' Conference
Jun 05, 2024 Episode 28

Happy Pride Month! In this month's episode, Brittany, Michelle, and Stephanie talk LGBTQ+ books to get into this June, as well as all of the Summer Reading Challenge fun that The Library has prepared for June, July, and August. They also sat down with returning guest, Sarah Elgatian, from the Midwest Writing Center to discuss the David R. Collins Writers' Conference coming up on June 27th-29th at Augustana College.

 Some upcoming programs:
Adults:  Composting Workshop - June 10th @ 6-7pm | Main
Tweens/Teens: Teen Cringe Bingo - June 11th @ 5-6pm | Fairmount
Kids: Touch-a-Truck - June 22nd @ 10:30am-12pm | Eastern   

To find out what books were mentioned in this episode, visit our Checked In LibGuide!

Helpful links from our discussion:
Summer Reading Challenge
Midwest Writing Center
David R. Collins Writers' Conference
Reading Recommendations


Library Links:
Library Social Worker - Do you need help navigating government benefits, affordable housing, or unemployment? Are you wondering what resources are available for you and your family? The Library Social Worker can work with you to navigate these challenges.
Calendar of Events - Learn more about the events discussed in this episode and about what is coming up at the Library!
Library Catalog - Place holds on all of the books discussed today!
Beanstack - Sign up to participate in our Summer Reading Challenge!

Show Notes

Happy Pride Month! In this month's episode, Brittany, Michelle, and Stephanie talk LGBTQ+ books to get into this June, as well as all of the Summer Reading Challenge fun that The Library has prepared for June, July, and August. They also sat down with returning guest, Sarah Elgatian, from the Midwest Writing Center to discuss the David R. Collins Writers' Conference coming up on June 27th-29th at Augustana College.

 Some upcoming programs:
Adults:  Composting Workshop - June 10th @ 6-7pm | Main
Tweens/Teens: Teen Cringe Bingo - June 11th @ 5-6pm | Fairmount
Kids: Touch-a-Truck - June 22nd @ 10:30am-12pm | Eastern   

To find out what books were mentioned in this episode, visit our Checked In LibGuide!

Helpful links from our discussion:
Summer Reading Challenge
Midwest Writing Center
David R. Collins Writers' Conference
Reading Recommendations


Library Links:
Library Social Worker - Do you need help navigating government benefits, affordable housing, or unemployment? Are you wondering what resources are available for you and your family? The Library Social Worker can work with you to navigate these challenges.
Calendar of Events - Learn more about the events discussed in this episode and about what is coming up at the Library!
Library Catalog - Place holds on all of the books discussed today!
Beanstack - Sign up to participate in our Summer Reading Challenge!