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Poetry by Marlena Chertock

Featured on the DCPL Podcast series "Access This"

On the latest episode of the DCPL Podcast series Access This, local poet and co-chair of the OutWrite Festival, DC's annual LGBTQ+ Literary Festival, Marlena Chertock talked with Jenny about disability in the literary community and shared a few poems, which are printed in their original forms below. *You can listen to the episode, which includes a full transcript, at https://dcplpodcast.simplecast.com/episodes/access-this-poet-marlena-chertock *Check out the OutWrite Festival August 6th-8th, 2021 by going to thedccenter.org/outwrite and learn more about Marlena at MarlenaChertock.com

Blue text on a light wood background reads "Access This," the blue symbol of accessibility is on the wall to its left

Justice Shorter's Reading List

As Heard on the DCPL Podcast "Access This"

On the April 20, 2021 episode of the DC Public Library Podcast series Access This, Jenny from the Center for Accessibility chatted with Justice Shorter about the Top 5 books that inform her personal and professional life as a Disability Justice advocate, Black Disabled Lives Matter amplifier and national expert on disability-inclusive disaster protections, emergency management and humanitarian crises/conflicts.

Martin Luther King at DC Parade

Celebrating "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" Podcast

Annual MLK Library tradition returns as a virtual event

Pictured: Martin Luther King, Jr. with his son, Martin Luther King III, and Walter Fauntroy on March 12, 1967 in a convertible at the start of a parade at Dunbar High School that ended at Cardozo High School. King was in D.C. to promote Fauntroy's MICCO program and Shaw neighborhood development.

Secrets of Podcasting: Audio Blogging for the Masses by Bart G. Farkas

Let Your Voice Be Heard

Start Your Podcast Today!

"There's an app for that!" Well, there's a podcast for that, too!  From business to hobbies, podcasts are EVERYWHERE.  What's your podcast idea? Want to learn more? Here's a collection of e-books (and an audiobook) to get you started.

Takoma Reads

'We the Animals' by Justin Torres

It’s Takoma Reads, the podcast where the once and current staff of the Takoma Park Library get together and chat about books. For this episode, we read We the Animals by Justin Torres. SPOILER ALERT: We talk about the whole book, so if you would prefer to read the story without knowing how it ends, you may want to listen to this after you read it.

Takoma Reads

'The Things They Carried'

It’s Takoma Reads, the podcast where the once and current staff of the Takoma Park Library get together and chat about books.  

DASW

Sign Up for March's Digital Audio Storytelling Workshop

Held Wednesday March 9, March 16, and March 23 in the Studio Lab

Learn the basics of audio storytelling! The workshop will consist of three 90-minute classes meeting once a week for three consecutive weeks in the Studio Lab.  We encourage every student to come to each class, as the information will be cumulative. By the end of the course, every participant will produce a short piece to share with the DC Public Library community.  Week One - Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m.: Interviewing Basics

BanskyMural/ photo by AubIn Paul

Orwellian America- The Podcast!

Books and Media About Privacy in the Digital Age

(photo entitled 'Surveillance' by AubIn Paul ) 

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Takoma Reads

'Monsieur Pain'

We, the staff of the Takoma Park Library, decided to read a book together and then podcast about it. For this episode, we read Monsieur Pain by Roberto Bolaño.

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