Multnomah County Library Podcasts
Listen to library events, as well as information about books and other library resources.
Tue, 23 March 2010
Sunshine Lessons: How Open Is Oregon Government? with Therese Bottomly, Tony Green, Norman Turrill and Lee van der Loo
Thanks to the advocacy of journalists, lawyers and politicos, Oregon Attorney General John Kroger recently announced changes aimed at improving government openness. What does this mean for concerned citizens? Join the Society of Professional Journalists as we discuss the meaning of open, transparent government.
Mon, 8 March 2010
Love dinosaurs? Listen in as zinester Rio Safari and librarian Cathy Camper discuss some of the best and most bizarre dinosaurs. Dinosaurs are related to birds, but were they colored like parakeets? What's the deal with T. rex's teeny tiny arms? And what dinos had more spikes than a punk's leather jacket? Listen in and explore the books below, for more info:
Bizarre Dinosaurs;Some Very Strange Creatures and Why We Think they Got that Way by Christopher Sloan
Chased By Sea Monsters; Prehistoric Predators of the Deep Nigel Marven and Jasper James
Extreme Dinosaurs Steve Parker and Leslie Mertz
A Field Guide to Dinosaurs; The Essential Handbook for Travelers in the Mesozoic by Henry Gee and Luis V. Rey
Rio Safari and James Williams speak about dinosaur mini-comics at Zinesters Talking Dino Night, Tuesday April 20, 2010, from 6:30-7:45 p.m. in Central Library's U.S. Bank Room.