Episode 139: Udemy Online Learning

Find out how to access Udemy with a library card. Udemy is an online learning platform with on-demand video courses in 75 categories.

Episode 138: Slidell Branch Spotlight

Slidell Branch Manager Hilari Melerine joins host Amy Bouton. Hear about plans for a future expansion as well as all the services available.

Episode 137: Oral History Projects (Veterans & Covid19)

Reference librarian Evan Kramer discusses two ongoing oral history projects: The Veterans History Project & the Covid-19 Memory Project.

Episode 136: The Return of Storytime

Susan Badon, Madisonville's Children's Librarian, talks with host Amy Bouton about the return of storytimes, in-person & virtually online.

Episode 135: Back To School Bash

Jessica Aucoin & Evan Kramer join host Amy Bouton to discuss our Back to School Bash Aug 6 @Slidell Branch. Music, games, resources & fun

Episode 134: Author Rebecca Elliott

Our guest on this episode is the bestselling author Rebecca Elliott. She talks about her upcoming Virtual Visits to some of our branches.

Episode 133: Summer Reading 2022 Oceans of Possibilities

Have all of your Summer Reading questions answered. Our Adult, Teen & Children's Department Heads tell you everything you need to know.

Episode 132: Mental Health Awareness Month

NAMI/St. Tammany's Nick Richard tells us how they've partnered with the library to share resources for Mental Health Awareness Month.

Episode 131: Pearl River Branch Spotlight

Pearl River Branch Manager, Adele Salzer, speaks with Amy Bouton about the history & services of this small branch. Music from Marvin Gaye.

Episode 130: Getting Started with Library Apps

An overview of Library Apps for downloadable media on your mobile device. Reference Librarian Robert Barnes talks with host Amy Bouton.

Episode 129: Bush Branch Spotlight

Bush Branch Manager, Susan Taggert, speaks with Amy Bouton about the history & services of this rural branch. Music from Saint-Saëns.

Episode 128: Abita Springs Branch Spotlight

Abita Springs Branch Manager, Kay Redd, speaks with Amy Bouton about the history, atmosphere & available services of this charming branch.

Episode 127: New Fundraising & Grant Information Resources

Lynn Bardell, Reference Librarian, joins Amy Bouton to discuss the new library resources for finding non-profit funding, donations & grants.

Episode 126: New Databases & the music of Bessie Smith

New databases "Black Life In America" "Ethnic Diversity Source" & more. Noelle Williams joins Amy Bouton with details. Music by Bessie Smith

Episode 125: Local Author & Historian Bonnie Vanney

Bonnie Vanney discusses her book "The Lost & Forgotten Communities of Chef Menteur-Rigolets & Lake St. Catherine in Orleans Parish."

Episode 124: All About Story Times/Amanda Gorman Poem

Hear about upcoming Storytimes and programs for kids at the library. Also, poet Amanda Gorman shares her latest verse "New Day's Lyric."


Episode 123: Programming for Adults/Music from Norah Jones

Host Amy Bouton welcomes Jillian Boudreaux (Adult Programming Coordinator) to discuss library programs for Adults. +Music from Norah Jones.

Episode 122: Gift of the Magi by O. Henri

Enjoy the retelling of a holiday classic, "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henri to kick off the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays.

Check It Out - Episode 121: Author Eric Litwin Interview

N.Y. Times Best Selling author Eric Litwin joins our own Ms. Morgan for a discussion of his work and the importance of Early Literacy.

Check It Out - Episode 120: War of the Worlds

Hear the famous Orson Welles "War of the Worlds" 1938 radio broadcast in its entirety that sent the nation into a panic & into the streets.

Check It Out - Episode 119: Student Resources/Sweet Crude

Reference Department Head Noelle Williams speaks with our own Amy Bouton about Digital Resources for Students. Plus, music from Sweet Crude.

Check It Out - Episode 118: TeenTober/Jon Batiste

Our own Amy Bouton talks to Teen Librarians about TEEN-TOBER, our month-long celebration for teens. Also, Jon Batiste is our Music Spotlight

Episode 117: STPL Mobile App & Database Tutorials

Hear all about the new STPL Mobile App for iPhone. Also, find out how to view video tutorials for ALL of our research databases. And more...

Episode 116: Tribute to the late Frank Levy

In an audio interview from 2011, Frank Levy discusses his background, passion & inspiration for his legendary "Stories In Motion" programs.

Episode 115: Climate Change: One Man's Perspective

Master Gardener Dr. Jerry Ballanco poses the questions: "What is the scientific evidence? Should we worry?" in this presentation.

Episode 114: Library Con 2020 All…

Calling fans of all fandoms and interests. Find out all the details of this annual library event for all ages. Also, hear about upcoming…

Episode 113: 10 Things You May Not Know…

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing with this countdown of "10 Things You May Not Know About the Apollo Program" including…

Episode 112: Summer Reading 2019

Find out everything you need to know to participate in 2019's Summer Reading Challenge "A Universe of Stories". Kids, Teens and Adults can…

Episode 111: Veterans History Project

This podcast episode features highlights from the Veterans History Project, an oral history collection of veterans that live in St. Tammany…

Episode 110: Dr. Mary’s Monkey and the…

Author Edward Haslam explains how the murder of a doctor, a secret laboratory in New Orleans, and cancer-causing monkey viruses are linked…

Episode 109: Lost Bayou Ramblers &…

Hear an exclusive live performance by the Grammy nominated Cajun band The Lost Bayou Ramblers. Also included is a lecture by band member…

Episode 108: Now and Always: A…

Covington author Christian Garcia discusses his book that contains love letters between his grandparents from over a hundred years ago.


Episode 107: Purchased Lives Exhibit...

Learn all about "Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade" exhibit from our Adult Programming Coordinator, Jillian Garner Boudreaux. Yo...

Episode 106: George O'Connor Interview

This episode features an interview with New York Times Best Selling Author/Illustrator George O'Connor. Mr. O'Connor is interviewed by...

Episode 105: John Lee - Surviving…

This episode features author John Lee reading an excerpt from his book "Our Sleepless Nights: Surviving Katrina and Burying Miss Vera". It i…

Episode 104: La.'s Florida Parishes…

Dr. Sam Hyde, Director at the Center for Southeast La. Studies, presents a lecture on the Reconstruction of Louisiana and the Florida Parish…

Episode 103: Dr. Eva Semien Baham…

This episode features the latest presentation by History Professor and Historian Dr. Eva Semien Baham. This program is titled "Marching to …
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